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‘Angry Birds’ Feathers Nest with No. 1 Opening

CG action-comedy The Angry Birds Movie from Rovio Animation and Columbia Pictures (with animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver) is off to a strong start at the worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Acquires ‘Robotech’ To Anchor Anime Channel  Crackle, Sony’s free streaming network, has acquired the complete series to Harmony Gold’s popular ’80s anime series ... Continue Reading →
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AmebaTV Puts on Some Glad ‘Raggs’

Leading Canadian kids streaming platform AmebaTV has signed a deal with Blue Socks Media to take on 20-plus episodes of the Emmy-winning live-action and animation preschool series Raggs ... Continue Reading →
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Emoji Movie by Sony Animation to Hit Theaters in Augus 2017 SPA’s CinemaCon presentation dished details on the curious film concept set in the fantastical digital world inside your ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Upfronts: More ‘SuperMansion’ & Anime Channel Announced

Crackle — the online web series, film and TV show outlet owned by Sony — held its upfront presentation in New York today, and among the announcements was news of a second ... Continue Reading →
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Director Ben Hibon Joins Psyop Film & TV

Award-winning director Ben Hibon has signed on with Psyop Film and Television, and will be joining the studio’s Vancouver office team as the company continues to expand its present ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker Appoints Gregory Little SVP of Content

Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment — the studio behind the first-ever CG animated TV series, ReBoot — has appointed veteran content exec Gregory R. Little to the newly ... Continue Reading →
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AmebaTV Takes on ‘Angels from the Attic’

Canada’s leading free kids streaming and on-demand TV platform AmebaTV has signed a deal with educational children’s media company Big City Publishing/BPCImagines to add ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Is First to Settle in Animators’ Anti-Poaching Suit

Blue Sky Studios — the Fox-owned CG feature powerhouse behind The Peanuts Movie, Rio and the hit Ice Age franchise — last week became the first studio to pursue a settlement ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2016: Virtual Reality Games

Virtual Reality buzz permeated the 2016 GDC. Market analyst PitchBook reported that investors poured over $4 billion into VR startups since 2010, for over 200 developers and a dozen ... Continue Reading →