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Starz Presents Animated Double Features

Starz Kids & Family will present a monthlong “Amazing Animation” double feature lineup starting Saturday, August 1 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. Ten kid-friendly titles are scheduled, with ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Wins Bid War Over Emoji Project

Sony Pictures Animation has triumphed in a three-studio auction for an animated feature pitch inspired by those lovable 21st century pictographs: the Emoji. SPA has signed a deal with ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Holland Cast as Next Spider-Man

Nineteen-year-old English actor Tom Holland has been cast as the lead in Sony’s next Spider-Man feature film, due in theaters July 28, 2017. The new feature will be a stand-along ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Creatives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of creative to watch. They are: Cam Baity — animator, show creator, author Kelli Bixler and Drew ... Continue Reading →
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Lord and Miller Develop Animated Spider-Man Feature for Sony

The LEGO Movie directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have signed on to develop an animated Spider-Man movie for Sony with an eye to directing the feature. The project already has ... Continue Reading →
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Powerhouse Animation Expands in Austin

Powerhouse Animation, one of the largest toon production studios in Texas, is growing its operations with a new 9,000 square foot office at Austin’s North MoPac Expressway. Specializing ... Continue Reading →
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The New World of Animation: Different Realities

The 2015 Wearables TechCon in Santa Clara featured much more than just well known fitness sensors. It also had headsets, tracking sensors and artificial intelligence technology apps ... Continue Reading →
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At the Game Developers Conference 2015

The Game Developers Conference this year proved to be bigger and badder than ever. What started as an intimate gathering of U.S. game developers is now a mega-event, with more than ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey Gets Reboot, Joins Marvel Cinematic Universe

The rumors are true: Spider-Man is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sony will continue to control the feature film rights to the wall crawler but will work in partnership with ... Continue Reading →
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Rocket Named U.K./Eire Agent for Smurfs

Rocket Licensing has been appointed the exclusive U.K. and Eire agent for globally beloved brand The Smurfs by brand owner International Merchandising, Promotion & Services (IMPS) ... Continue Reading →