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‘Lion King’ Director & ‘Frozen’ Writer Join GBI Series

Genius Brands International is teaming up with Rob Minkoff, director of Disney’s The Lion King, and Shane Morris, co-writer of Frozen, to develop and produce a new animated preschool ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Loehr to Keynote 2016 VES Summit

The Visual Effects Society announced that Peter Loehr, acclaimed producer and CEO of Legendary Pictures’ China joint venture, Legendary East, will be the Keynote Speaker at the 8th ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Le Vision, Rob Minkoff Partner for Animated ‘Wolf Totem’

Los Angeles-based Le Vision Pictures USA has entered into a two-picture deal with The Lion King director Rob Minkoff and producing partner Pietro Ventani (under their Flying Tigers ... Continue Reading →
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A-List Cast Announced for ‘Blazing Samurai’

The producers of upcoming animated family comedy Blazing Samurai (slated for August 4, 2017) have announced that Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Cera and Mel Brooks will lead the film’s ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Watch: Best Animated Feature Contenders

As technology gets bigger and the world gets smaller, the annual animated feature landscape becomes more and more diverse, with audiences and critics alike willing to step outside their ... Continue Reading →
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Photo Report: The World Animation and VFX Summit

We already gave you a peek at the opening-night festivities of the World Animation and VFX Summit, so now we’re going to give you a look at how much fun the rest of the event ... Continue Reading →
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Deep Panels Set Apart World Animation and VFX Summit

It was just two days, but the third annual World Animation and VFX Summit seemed to jam several lifetimes worth of experience in for the attendees. Staged at the California Yacht Club ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Sets Hosts, Presenters

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce the lineup of presenters for the award ceremony at the World Animation & VFX Summit’s opening night party, set for Nov. 2 from 6-10 ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →