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‘Kubo and the Two Strings’: How LAIKA Made the Thrilling Boat Sequence IndieWire chats with director and studio head Travis Knight about the film’s most ambitious ... Continue Reading →
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Wage-Fixing Suit Draws to Close with $100M Disney Settlement

The end is in sight for the class-action lawsuit that shook up the animation industry. Holdout defendants Disney, Pixar and Lucasfilm (all under The Walt Disney Company umbrella) have ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana,’ ‘Zootopia’ to Receive Made in Hollywood Honors

The 6th Annual Made in Hollywood Honors will be bestowed on live-action awards darling La La Land and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana and Zootopia. Sponsored by the Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Offerman Voices a Sympathetic Policeman with a Mustache in New ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ Clip Put your tissue supply within grabbing distance. GKIDS releases Claude Barras’ ... Continue Reading →
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Brad Bird to Receive ADG Cinematic Imagery Award

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird will be honored with the Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild at its 21st Annual ... Continue Reading →
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Preliminary Approval Granted in DWA Settlement

US District Judge Lucy Koh has given her preliminary approval to the $50 million payment proposed by DreamWorks Animation back in October as settlement for the ongoing animators’ ... Continue Reading →
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Louis C.K., Albert Brooks Enlist with TBS for ‘The Cops’

TBS has greenlit 10 episodes of a new animated comedy series created by and featuring the voices of comedy giants Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks — who last year lent their vocal ... Continue Reading →
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CAS Awards Nominations Announced for 2017

The Cinema Audio Society has revealed the nominees for its 53rd annual CAS Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in sound mixing. The awards feature seven categories, including ... Continue Reading →
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Lightning Strikes in High-Octane ‘Cars 3′ Extended Look

A new, extended look at Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 debuted Monday night during the College Football Playoff National Championship game, and it looks like fans of the franchise are ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zootopia’ Is Golden at 2017 Globes

The 74th annual Golden Globes award ceremony wrapped up Sunday night, with Disney’s Zootopia taking the Best Motion Picture – Animated honor. This was the first Golden Globe ... Continue Reading →