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Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Teams with Top Talent to Grow Slate

Pan-regional network Discovery Kids, now in its 20th year, is making a major push to grow its series development slate. The broadcaster is teaming with some big names in animation to ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Clip: Tour Branch’s Bunker in ‘Trolls’ out Feb. 7

DreamWorks Animation’s feel-good CG animated hit Trolls is coming home on Blu-ray and DVD on February 7 (and is available now on Digital HD) through 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →

Squeeze Joins $18M Canadian Flick ‘Troll, the Tale of a Tail’

Quebec-based Squeeze (creators of breakout non-dialog comedy series Cracké) has come onboard Troll, the Tale of a Tail — a new animated feature film to be 100% produced in Canada. ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Studios EVP Victoria Alonso Receiving VES Visionary Award

The Visual Effects Society has named acclaimed producer and Marvel Studios Executive Vice President of Physical Production, Victoria Alonso as the next recipient of its Visionary Award. ... Continue Reading →

Nick Debuts Animated TV Movie ‘Albert’ for the Holidays

Nickelodeon is giving audiences a very animated gift this holiday season with the debut of Albert, an original TV movie about a little Douglas fir who strives to become the city’s ... Continue Reading →

DWA Taps Origami Owl for Custom Bling

Customizable jewelry company Origami Owl has inked a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation — marking the entertainment company’s first-ever social selling deal and ... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →