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The Long, Strange Odyssey of ‘Foodfight!’

The news that the Godot of animation, Foodfight! was FINALLY going to be released (albeit only on DVD and only in Europe), puts an end to the bizarre saga of the most ill-fated epic ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Teases 2014's ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar’s upcoming dinosaur project has a name, as well as a few details for animation fans to ponder. Up’s Bob Peterson will direct The Good Dinosaur, which postulates that ... Continue Reading →
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Former WB Head Alan Horn to Lead Walt Disney Studios

Former Warner Bros. president Alan Horn will take over as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios on June 11. Horn was tapped by Disney chief Bob Iger to replace Rich Ross, who left the ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Hosts Seminar With Pixar, DWA, Tippett Pros

Online school Animation Mentor is teaming up with Autodesk and animation professionals from Pixar, DreamWorks and Tippett Studio to host an all-day animation workshop called “Breaking ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Honors Steve Jobs in ‘Brave’ End Credits

Pixar is paying special tribute to Steve Jobs in the end credits of Brave. According to the Wall Street Journal, an early cut of the movie includes a moment in the end credits where ... Continue Reading →
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‘ParaNorman’ Helmers Craft a Zombie Pic for Kids

A few months ago, we had the great opportunity to visit the talented team of artists and technicians at Portland studio LAIKA, who are putting the finishing touches on their much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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Maggie Simpson to Star in 3-D Animated Short

The youngest star of The Simpsons family, Maggie, who had the distinction of being voiced by the late Elizabeth Taylor in one episode, will star in her own animated short this summer. ... Continue Reading →
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Senior VP of Communications Don Levy to Leave Sony

Don Levy, the well-respected and tireless senior VP of communications at Sony Pictures Digital, is leaving the company on June 4. Levy, who has been with the studio for 17 years, will ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ to Premiere at New Dolby Theatre

Disney/Pixar’s Brave will have its world premiere on June 18, 2012, at the new Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The red-carpet event is a special presentation for Film Independent’s ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Festival Spotlights Women in Animation

This year, the Los Angeles Film Festival shines the spotlight on the contributions of women to the world of animation. The special panel “Women of Wonder – A Celebration of Women ... Continue Reading →