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Daily News Bytes: ‘Mowgli’ First Trailer, Inside the Disney “Morgue,” Toei’s Questionable QA Overhaul & More

Behind the Scenes at the Disney “Morgue” Where Animation History Is Being Saved Gizmodo delves into this important temple of preservation, where fragments and ephemera from the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: LEGO Flash Speeds to Disc, Animafest Selections, Ava DuVernay Irons Out ‘A Wrinkle’ & More

WIA Conversations: Nika Futterman RSVP to reserve your spot at this informative, intimate conversation with the accomplished voice actress, hosted by Amy Ulrich for Women in Animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Bugs Bunny Designer Bob Givens Dies at 99

Robert “Bob” Givens, an animator whose long and celebrated career brought him through the gamut of 20th century animation milestones from Walt Disney’s Snow White, to the first ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: ‘Red Shoes’ Scores Pre-Sales, Sam Claflin & Patrick Warburton Join Cast

Korean film sales company Finecut announces a flurry of international pre-sales for its 3D animated fairytale send-up Red Shoes & The 7 Dwarfs — and has welcomed new voice ... Continue Reading →
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Superprod Signs on to Animate ‘Tales by Marlène Jobert’

The best-selling audiobooks series Tales by Marlène Jobert (Les Contes de Marlène Jobert) will be getting an animated makeover from Paris-based Superprod, with an eye to create digital-targeted ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney Developing Live-Action Snow White Walt’s groundbreaking fairytale feature is the latest Disney animation classic to be lined up for a musical “reimagining.” ... Continue Reading →
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Auctionata Presents ‘Icons of Animation & Illustration’ May 27

Leading online auction house Auctionata will present “Icons of Animation & Illustration” on Friday, May 27, offering an extensive collection of vintage animation art, production ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, ‘Simpsons’ Cels at Auction in Dallas

Heritage Auctions will be offering up a collection of beautiful cels from old and new classics in Dallas during an Animation Art Signature Auction on December 13 & 14. One outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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‘Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Trailer Serves Up VFX Magic

Universal has unveiled the first trailer for its upcoming action-packed anti-fairytale The Huntsman: Winter’s War. The clips offer a quick glimpse at some of the visual effects wizardry ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Cels Help Set Animation Auction Record

Over the weekend, Heritage Auctions — the largest auction house founded in the U.S. (HA.com) — put on a record-setting Animation Art auction. Rarities from Walt Disney’s ... Continue Reading →