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‘Revolting Rhymes’ Directors Discuss Creative Process

Although fairy tale characters have been a familiar staple of animated TV shows and movies, we have quite never seen them quite as lively and modern as the ones depicted in Revolting ... Continue Reading →
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David Tennant Leads Cast of Magic Light’s ‘Highway Rat’ for BBC

Oscar-nominated Magic Light Pictures is bringing another magical tale from top UK picture book duo Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler to screens, with The Highway Rat set to debut on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zombillenium,’ ‘Nelly & Simon’ Among Cinekid Fest Additions

Amsterdam’s Cinekid festival for film, TV and digital media has revealed an initial raft of title in its lineup, having previously revealed that the fest will open with Copenhagen ... Continue Reading →
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Encounters Fest Reveals 2017 Program

Encounters Film Festival has issued the program lineup for the 2017 edition, taking place in Bristol from September 19-24. Over 3,000 submissions have been narrowed down to 247 films ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bear Hunt’ Wins at Inaugural CAMEO Awards

Lupus Films and Walker Productions’ hand-drawn animated special We’re Going on a Bear Hunt — from the classic picture book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury — has ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: Disney’s ‘The BFG’ Opening Friday

Disney has issued some new featurettes and clips from Steven Spielberg’s magical hybrid movie adaptation The BFG, opening nationwide this Friday, July 1. Check out the videos for ... Continue Reading →
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Second ‘BFG’ Trailer Glimpses More Giant World

Having premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, Walt Disney Pictures has unveiled a second trailer for Steven Spielberg’s The BFG, adapted from the classic tale by Roald Dahl. Trailer ... Continue Reading →
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‘BFG’ Trailer Gives Tour of Giant Country

Disney has released the latest trailer for Steven Spielberg’s The BFG — arriving in theaters July 1. The new feature adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic is produced by ... Continue Reading →
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Sam Mercer Named Head of Studio at ILM

Film producer Sam Mercer has joined Industrial Light & Magic as head of ILM Studio, overseeing and coordinating the company’s operations across its studios in San Francisco, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Fox’ Returns in Criterion Edition

One of the most-acclaimed indie animated films of recent years gets the Criterion treatment this week with the release of Fantastic Mr. Fox: Criterion Collection Edition (Fox, $39.95 ... Continue Reading →