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ToyTalk Introduces Innovative New Toy App

Teddy Ruxpin, eat your heart out! New family entertainment company ToyTalk, which is formed by CEO Oren Jacob, CTO Marin Reddy and CCO Bobby Podesta—all former Pixar employees, has ... Continue Reading →
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Avengers Costumes Top Fandango’s Halloween List

Costumes from The Avengers and Catwoman from The Dark Knight Rises are some of the most popular choices for men and women this Halloween, according to a survey conducted by movie ticket ... Continue Reading →
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‘Buffy’ Writer to Work on New Pixar Project

Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Marti Noxon has joined Pixar to work on an unspecified project. Pixar’s senior development exec Mary Coleman made the announcement at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
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Top Toon Studios Sign Up for Chicago Fest

Chicago’s Facets Multimedia has announced that three major animation players will be hosting screenings and workshops as part of the 29th annual Chicago International Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Buried Treasures

Among my favorite things to discover and write about are “Easter eggs:” the little hidden references and in-jokes that crop up in practically everything that has ever been animated. Back ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story of Terror’ Set for 2013

Good news, toybox fans! More delightful Toy Story adventures featuring Buzz, Woody and the gang are set to come to the small screen in the coming years. While Pixar has kept the characters ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases RenderMan Pro Server, Studio Updates

Pixar Animation Studios has announced the simultaneous releases of RenderMan Pro Server 17.0 and RenderMan Studio 4.0, extensively upgrading the Oscar-winning render software widely ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Checks in at No. 1

It was a frightfully great weekend for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania, which checked in at the number-one spot at the box office, with an estimated $43 million total in 3,349 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dredd 3D’ Pops Into the Box Office Picture

Get ready for a British invasion – comic book style. Dredd 3D, the most-recent attempt to adapt the popular U.K. comic hero to the big screen, arrives in theaters this week. Starring ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Nemo’ 3D Re-release Hooks $17M in Debut

More than $17 million poured in the box office coffers this weekend for Disney-Pixar’s release of Finding Nemo in 3D. A solid showing, it still was only good enough for second ... Continue Reading →