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Sony TV to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement to acquire a substantial majority in leading anime distributor Funimation Productions, subject to regulatory approval and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Inside ‘Rick and Morty’ Premiere, Jinkx Monsoon Is a Gem, Sony Goes ‘Princeless,’ & More!

VIDEO: Inside “The Rickshank Redemption” – ‘Rick and Morty’ Series creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, writers Ryan Ridley and Mike McMahan talk us ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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‘It’ Helmer Andy Muschietti Suits Up for ‘Robotech’

Sony’s upcoming feature adaptation of popular 1980s cartoon Robotech has a new squad leader: Andy Muschietti, director of Stephen King’s It (Sept. 8), has been brought on ... Continue Reading →
NYFA 3D Animation alum Francesco Panzieri (right) featured with actor Michael Mando (left) who plays Mac Gargan in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

NYFA Alum Gets in the Swing with ‘Spider-Man’

Having just pulled off a $117 million domestic opening weekend (the third largest this year), Sony’s Spider-Man: Homecoming is proving a strong addition to the Marvel movie stable, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Dark Tower’ Featurette, Win for ‘Vincent,’ Chris Sullivan Crowdfunds

VIDEO: ‘The Dark Tower’ – The Legacy of the Gunslinger Idris Elba discusses playing the bullet-spewing brooder Roland, Matthew McConaughey talks The Man in Black, ... Continue Reading →
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BGF Invests $2.5 million in U.K. Effects House Milk

The Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2 million ($2.5 million) in Milk Visual Effects, an Oscar winning independent visual-effects company in the United Kingdom. The funding ... Continue Reading →
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Brazen Animation Braves a Mighty ‘Tempest’ in Original Teaser

Dallas, Texas-based Brazen Animation has unveiled a dramatic teaser for its first original content offering: Tempest. Featuring a mix of animation techniques, the three-minute spot ... Continue Reading →
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CG Supe Gabriel Portnof, Ad Creative Director Jordi Bares Join Framestore

Framestore has announced a couple key appointments to two of its internationally dispersed offices this week. Joining the New York facility as CG Supervisor is DreamWorks veteran Gabriel ... Continue Reading →
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Anthony Vinciquerra Tapped to Head Sony Pictures

Experienced media executive Anthony Vinciquerra has been named the new Chairman and CEO of Sony Picture Entertainment, effective June 1. Vinciquerra is stepping in for 13 year veteran ... Continue Reading →