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Daily News Bytes: ‘Steven Universe’ Creator, ‘Trump Bites’ & Trogdor Cause a Stir

’Hotel Transylvania 3’ Set to Become the First Arabic-Dubbed Animation Released in Saudi Arabia As the country gets re-acclimated to public movie theaters, Sony Pictures Animation’s ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

‘Hotel Transylvania’ Third Time’s a Charmer

In 2015, after captaining two entries in Sony Pictures Animation’s monster franchise Hotel Transylvania, animation maestro Genndy Tartakovsky was ready to abandon ship when talks ... Continue Reading →
Robin Hood

Animation Workers Antitrust Suit $150M Payout Starts July 9

Over a year after the final holdout studios under the Walt Disney Co. umbrella agreed to a settlement, the official website of the $150 million Animation Workers Antitrust Litigation ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: ‘Hotel Transylvania 3,’ ‘Playmobil’ and Friends of Mine

Tartakovsky Talks About Making of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Director Genndy Tartakosky’s ghoul family comedy Hotel Transylvania 3 was one of the big audience favorites at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
The Smurfs

New CG Smurfs TV Series Is Ready to Roll

The Smurfs are coming back to TV in a big way. Peyo’s little blue guys (and one gal) will be making their way to the small screen in a new CG-animated 11-minutes format show thanks ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery: Meet the Cruise-Mates of ‘Hotel Transylvania: Summer Vacation’!

Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation sets sail July 13, 2018, sending the Drac Pack on a luxury monster cruise ship for some much needed R&R. Check ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance Makes Key Executive Appointments in Animation Division

Skydance Media has named Ian Sheppard as Senior Vice President Development for Animation and Lawrence Jonas as Executive in Charge of Animated Television, effective immediately. In ... Continue Reading →
The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Sony Slates Animated ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ for 2020

We can all stop speculating about Sony Pictures Animation’s “Untitled Phil Lord & Chris Miller Project.” The Hotel Transylvania and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs studio ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy ‘18: A Record Year for MIFA Pitches!

From June 12-15, the bustling MIFA market will run alongside the Annecy animation festival in the French alps, and this year’s line-up of project pitches and recruitment activity ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Gets Hopping on ‘Peter Rabbit 2′

Sony Pictures has dated a sequel to its surprise hybrid box-office breakout Peter Rabbit, with the second CG/live-action adventure slated for February 7, 2020 in the US and March 27, ... Continue Reading →