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Pixar to Debut Short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ at Annecy

A new Pixar short titled Sanjay’s Super Team, directed by Sanjay Patel, is slated to premiere at the Annecy festival prior to its release attached to the studio’s Nov. 25 release ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest Offers Early Screening of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

Pixar’s most-recent feature will get a special advance screening as pre-festival event for the Los Angeles Film Festival. The June 9 screening of Inside Out will be preceded by a ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Dismisses Class-Action Wage Suit Against Animation Studios

A federal class-action lawsuit alleging top animation studios conspired to suppress wages has been dismissed. In a ruling issued April 3, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh cited the statute ... Continue Reading →
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WonderCon Hosts Vibrant Toon Programming

WonderCon opens Friday for a three-day run in Anaheim, Calif., and offers a rich lineup of programming for animation fans and pros alike. The event, put on by the same organization ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Presents ‘Animation Showcase’ in NYC

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI,” an event series running April 24 through May 29, 2015, in New York. ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases Free Noncommercial RenderMan

Pixar his released its Academy Award-winning RenderMan software to use for free for noncommercial use. The program can be used for research, education, evaluation, plug-in development ... Continue Reading →
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Cooley to Co-Direct ‘Toy Story 4’

Josh Cooley will be co-director on Toy Story 4 with John Lasseter, Pixar confirmed via Twitter. Cooley joined Pixar as an intern in the story department for Cars, and most recently ... Continue Reading →
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Hitting a High Note

Lucasfilm digs into the details in forging its own take on the musical animated fairy-tale with Strange Magic. If Strange ... Continue Reading →
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Dream Job

Pixar veterans go their own way to create their own film, The Dam Keeper, one of the year’s most acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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The Evolving Role of the CG Director of Photography

The key live-action title has gaining traction in the animation business after years of being seen as a largely live-action only task. This year the field of computer animation passed ... Continue Reading →