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Star Trek Beyond $30M Debut; Lights Out $8.3M; Ice Age Franchise Crosses $3B To Best Shrek; China Loves Skiptrace Concurrently with its domestic release, Paramount launched the new ... Continue Reading →
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Home Where Walt Disney Started His First Animation Studio Is Set for Demolition The Los Feliz bungalow where some of animation history’s most enduring characters were conceived may ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Announces ‘Trolls’ Panel at Comic-Con

DreamWorks Animation will be holding a panel for its hotly anticipated musical-comedy-adventure Trolls during the San Diego Comic-Con later this month. Set for Thursday, July 21 at ... Continue Reading →
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3QU Kicks Off Production on ‘Gnome Alone’

L.A.’s 3QU Media is now in production on its second feature, Gnome Alone, a CG-animated comedy starring singer and actor Becky G (Power Rangers 2017) and Josh Peck (Grandfathered). ... Continue Reading →
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French TV Animation: Major Hike in French Public Support Mechanisms in 2016 Tax rebates and automatic subsidies now account for 35% to 40% of average budgets for TV animation productions ... Continue Reading →
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Jeffrey Katzenberg Receives First Annecy Golden Ticket

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the art and industry of animation, the organizers of the Annecy Film Festival presented DreamWorks Animation’s CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg ... Continue Reading →
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Animator-Historian Tom Sito to Receive Dusty Alumni Award

School of Visual Arts BFA Film and BFA Animation chair Reeves Lehmann and Annie Flocco, producer-director of SVA’s 27th Dusty Awards, have announced this year’s recipients of the ... Continue Reading →
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Comcast in Acquisition Talks with DreamWorks Animation

Reports have surfaced that international mass media giant Comcast Corporation is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal that The Wall Street Journal says is worth over $3 ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes: White Fang Animation Gets Int’l Sales Deal SC Films picks up Jack London adaptation from French animation studio Superprod and production partners Bidibul and Big Beach. Bloomberg ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: Parallax Announces Grimm ‘Musical’

Parallax Media Ventures has announced it has nearly completed pre-production for Musical — an animated take on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale The Bremen Town Musicians, about ... Continue Reading →