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Animation Guild and AMPTP Strike a New Deal

The Animation Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers announced that they have reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. The tentative pact, ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Tackles Hasbro’s ‘Tonka’

Now that the Battleship hype-fest has wound down, a new addition to the unfolding onslaught of Hasbro toy and game properties coming to the big screen is underway at Sony Pictures, ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Audiences Fall Hard for ‘Snow White’

This beauty has bite: Snow White & the Huntsman exceeded expectations by earning $56 million to land atop the box office in its opening weekend. Universal’s VFX-heavy reimagined ... Continue Reading →
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A Hot VFX Summer Sampler

We focus on some of the innovative digital effects of three of the season’s early blockbusters. Men In Black III (Sony) VFX Supervisor: Ken Ralston It’s been 10 years since Agents ... Continue Reading →
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‘Men in Black 3' Debut Tops ‘Avengers’ Over Holiday Weekend

It took a vintage comic book movie franchise to topple the Avengers from its box office throne. Men in Black 3 — arriving a decade after the previous film in the series and originally ... Continue Reading →
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Universal’s ‘Battleship’ Hit Hard by ‘The Avengers’

As many had predicted Universal’s costly Battleship was sunk by Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers this past weekend. For the third week in a row, The Avengers sat atop the box office, ... Continue Reading →
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D3P, Cartoon Network Unleash ‘Ben 10: Omniverse’

D3Publisher and Cartoon Network Enterprises are giving fans a chance to experience Ben 10’s past and present as never before with the upcoming game Ben 10: Omniverse. Based on the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Beats ‘Avatar’s’ Two-Week Record

Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Lines Up Scribes for ‘Smurfs 3'

Only a few weeks after announcing details about The Smurfs 2 feature (set to be released on July 31, 2013) Sony has revealed info about the third outing of the little blue guys. It ... Continue Reading →