Piggy

Pinkava and Oftedal Reveal Secrets of VR ‘Piggy’

Show biz folks know that comedy is hard, and timing is everything. But when you try to make people laugh in the world of virtual reality, everything is a million times more difficult. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces French Premiere of ‘Incredibles 2,’ Cristal for Brad Bird

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival (June 11-16) has revealed that its Friday will be turned over to honoring the animation powerhouse Pixar, with the French premiere of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: DuVernay Directing ‘New Gods’, Brad Bird’s ‘The Spirit’ Pencil Test, an Animated Nod to Dementia Nurses & More

Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’ Fresh off the release of her $100 million A Wrinkle in Time adaptation’s release, the acclaimed director ... Continue Reading →
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Animator & Voice Actor Bud Luckey Dies Age 83

William “Bud” Luckey, a multitalented artist and performer who touched many facets of animation, has died at age 83. Among his many credits, Luckey earned an Annie Award ... Continue Reading →
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“Inappropriate” ‘Amusement Park’ Director Dylan Brown Axed

Paramount Pictures has fired first-time director Dylan Brown from upcoming animated feature Amusement Park after investigating complaints of “inappropriate and unwanted conduct.” ... Continue Reading →
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Pics: Cast of Disney-Pixar’s ‘Incredibles 2′ Reveal Secret Identities

The long-awaited sequel Incredibles 2 finally arrives this summer (June 15!), and now we have the low-down on returning and brand new players in this super story, as Disney-Pixar has ... Continue Reading →
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2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Offers New Teaser and Poster for ‘Incredibles 2′

In time for the arrival of Pixar’s Coco in U.S. theaters, Disney has debuted the first teaser trailer and poster for Brad Bird’s hugely anticipated movie Incredibles 2. ... Continue Reading →
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Lost in Space: Nicholas Arioli’s ‘Coin Operated’ Heads to AFI Fest

One of the 63 animated shorts submitted for Oscar consideration this year, Coin Operated from Nicholas Arioli was recently profiled in Animation Magazine. The poignant and engaging ... Continue Reading →