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‘Ratchet & Clank’ Writer Joins ‘Popeye’

Sony Pictures Animation’s belabored CG Popeye project finally looks to be moving forward with the studio announced that T.J. Fixman has signed on to draft a new screenplay. Fixman ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, TAG Set to Start Master Contract Talks

Disney and The Animation Guild are set this week to begin negotiating a new master contract for the 550 feature film animators the union represents. According to reports, talks are ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Dates ‘Emoji,’ ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Peter Rabbit’

Sony Pictures Animation set release dates for three upcoming animated features to look forward to: The Emoji Movie will hit theaters August 11, 2017, followed by a new adaptation of ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Gives First Look at ‘Wish Police’

Reel FX, the L.A. and Dallas-based studio behind The Book of Life, is offering up details of its latest feature project, Wish Police, including the first concept painting for the film. ... Continue Reading →
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16 Features Enter Oscar Animation Race

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have revealed that 16 animated features have completed the submission requirements for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category ... Continue Reading →
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‘Open Season: Scared Silly’ Set for March

Just in time for Open Season’s 10th anniversary, Sony Pictures Animation will release a new CG feature for the franchise on disc and digital platforms. Open Season: Scared Silly will ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration Winners Announced

Animation Libation Studios and Animation Magazine, the presenters of the 2015 World Animation Celebration international short film festival, have confirmed the winners of this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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All Hands on Drac

Genndy Tartakovsky draws up a graphic approach to 3D animation in directing the Sony Pictures Animation sequel ... Continue Reading →
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Meeting of the Masters

The best and brightest are preparing to descend on Marina del Rey for the fourth annual World Animation and Visual Effects Summit, set for Nov. 2-4. The World Animation and Visual ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, Turner Team for ‘Cloudy’ Series

DHX Media has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise. The 26 x 22 mins. animated ... Continue Reading →