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How Seth Rogen Brought Back Adult Animation with ‘Sausage Party’ Watch Deadline’s The Contenders video and hear about the comedy icon and director-producer Conrad Vernon’s inspiration ... Continue Reading →
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Gold Grabbers

A deep range of features contends for honors, kudos and statuettes in one of the most competitive years for animation in Oscars history. There’s never been a year as robust for animated ... Continue Reading →
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View from the Top

With so many features defining a diverse year for the industry, directors of some of the top films of 2016 weigh in on the process and the state of animation.  With 2016’s chapter ... Continue Reading →
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A New Oscar Record: 27 Animated Features Submitted for Awards Race

A record setting 27 films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards. A major increase over last edition’s 16 contenders, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Old Bear’ Wins 2016 VIEW Award

The 17th international VIEW Conference was held in Torino, Italy this week, bringing together animation artists, professionals and technology innovators from around the world. One of ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Confirms ‘Trolls,’ ‘Captain America’ Talks and More

Following last week’s programming announcement, Italy’s VIEW Conference has locked in its 2016 event schedule, confirming talks on upcoming animated musical-comedy Trolls and the ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference ‘16 Full Program Revealed

Organizers of the 17th VIEW Conference, taking place October 24-28 in Turin, Italy, have unveiled the full lineup of speakers, presentations, workshops and more. This year’s edition, ... Continue Reading →
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B.C. Media Union Files ‘Sausage Party’ Complaint

Nitrogen Studios, the Vancouver shop behind the break-out adult animation hit Sausage Party, is the subject of a complaint by a local media workers’ union following the online weenie ... Continue Reading →
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Inside a New Culver City Animation Studio, Two Locals Are Playing with Dolls Mark Cope and Carlo Moss inject their jaded worldview into Extra Credit’s The Most Popular Girls in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sausage Party’ Animators Claim Wurst Practices

R-rated CG comedy Sausage Party proved a surprise hit over its first weekend in release, boasting strong box office numbers well over the film’s reported $19 million budget. But ... Continue Reading →