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‘Panda’s’ Stevenson Directs United’s Ark Tale

Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson has been tapped to direct a CG-animated feature inspired by the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark for United Pictures. Slated for completion in ... Continue Reading →
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DTLA Gallery Sets ‘Secret Art of Animators’

The Hive Gallery & Studios in downtown Los Angeles has announced an upcoming exhibit titled The Secret Art of Animators, which will showcase personal artwork made by the some of ... Continue Reading →
Ron Tippe

‘Space Jam’ Producer Tippe Dies at 63

Longtime animation producer Ron Tippe, whose credits include Space Jam and the short Runaway Brain, died Aug. 1 after a lengthy bout with brain cancer. He was 63. Tippe’s career ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrate DreamWorks’ 20th at the Hollywood Bowl

Take a listen to the 20th anniversary of DreamWorks Animation with a special concert event set for July 18-19 at the world-famous Hollywood Bowl. Jack Black, who voices Po in the Kung ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim To Launch ‘King Star King’ Online

Adult Swim will premiere a new, original animated series on its website, with all six episodes to be exclusively available on AdultSwim.com on Sunday, June 15. Fans will also have the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ DreamPlay Coming to Manila Resort

Melco Crown Resorts Corp., a developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia, has announced a collaboration with DreamWorks Animation to develop ... Continue Reading →
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CPL-DreamWorks Deal Expands to Brazil

Peruvian-based Compania Panamericana de Licencias has been named DreamWorks Animation’s licensing agent for Brazil. The deal expands CPL’s relationship with DreamWorks in ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks, Netflix Announce Three New Series

DreamWorks Animation and Netflix have announced the next three original animated kids’ series in their partnership: Puss in Boots, King Julien and Veggie Tales in the House. The ... Continue Reading →
Vicky Jenson

Firsts Among Equals

I doubt anyone was really surprised last week when Frozen was announced as the winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, though I have to say that I have been a little ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Assembles Director’s Panel Event

Women In Animation has set a Director’s Club panel featuring the industry’s top female directors as its March tent-pole event at Cinefamily. Sponsored by Six Point Harness ... Continue Reading →