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‘Sgt. Stubby’: Tale of a Terrific Terrier

***This story was written for the May 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 280*** Inspirations for animated projects can arrive from the unlikeliest of sources. Just ask writer, director ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance Media Names Leadership for Growing Animation Studio

Having recently announced that Nathan Greno has been tapped to direct its upcoming animated feature Powerless, Skydance Media has now named several key additions to the executive team ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tangled’ Helmer Nathan Greno Joins Skydance Animation, Directing ‘Powerless’

Skydance Media announced Thursday that Nathan Greno is joining the company’s rapidly expanding animation studio under a multi-year deal. The director of Disney’s Tangled has been ... Continue Reading →
Bill Damaschke

Damaschke to Lead Animation Division at Skydance

Bill Damaschke, the former CCO of DreamWorks Animation, has been tapped to head the Animation and Family division at Skydance Media. The animation veteran, who spent over 20 years at ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance & Ilion Tap Directors Vicky Jenson, Alessandro Carloni for Features

The recently launched animation division of Skydance Media, formed in partnership with Madrid’s Ilion Animation, has brought on a couple of DreamWorks Animation alums for its first ... Continue Reading →
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Legendary Taps Rob Letterman to Direct ‘Detective Pikachu’

Legendary Entertainment has signed on DreamWorks Animation veteran Rob Letterman to direct the live-action hybrid feature Detective Pikachu, based on the smash-hit Pokémon games and ... Continue Reading →
Sean Tompkins

VFX Producers Tompkins, Bemis & DeLong Join FuseFX

FuseFX has added to its Los Angeles production staff roster with the hiring of three veteran visual effects producer. They include two-time Emmy nominee Sean Tompkins, who was previously ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

The Creator of the Original Regal Cinemas Roller-Coaster Animation Has Died Portland, Oregon vfx animator John McLaughlin’s credits also include Shark Tale, Kung Fu Panda and ... Continue Reading →
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Darren Walsh to Helm ‘Danny Diamondback’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has taken on worldwide sales for Siege Train Studios’ animated feature film Danny Diamondback, which is to be directed by Aardman Animations alumnus ... Continue Reading →
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AMBI’s ‘Arctic Justice’ Signs A-List Voices

Canadian indie AMBI Pictures has starting singing on a slew of top talent to lend their voices to its 3D CG-animated family adventure feature Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. Confirmed ... Continue Reading →