Kathleen Kennedy

Lucasfilm Prez Kathleen Kennedy to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award

The Art Directors Guild has announced that eight-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker and President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy will receive the 2018 Cinematic Imagery Award at the 22nd ... Continue Reading →
Rian Johnson

‘Last Jedi’ Helmer Rian Johnson to Create New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Disney-Lucasfilm have revealed that Rian Johnson, writer and director of the soon to be released Star Wars: The Last Jedi (out Dec. 15) has been charged with creating a brand-new trilogy ... Continue Reading →
Georges Méliès Award

VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
Trollhunters

‘Trollhunters’ S2 Recruits Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley

Netflix has announced three stellar additions to the voice cast for season two of DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro. Accomplished voice actor and Star Wars hero Mark ... Continue Reading →
daily-news-bytes-150

Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Rebels

Trailer: Disney XD Sets Premiere for 4th & Final ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season

Lucasfilm Animation’s Emmy-nominated series Star Wars Rebels is returning to screens for its fourth (and final) season, premiering Monday, October 16 on Disney XD and the Disney ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars BB-9E, R2-D2, and BB-8 Pop!

BoxLunch Exclusives to Satisfy Force Friday Appetites

Among the exhilarating intergalactic activities Disney Co.’s Star Wars department and partners are planning for Force Friday II (like the multinational Find the Force AR event), civic-minded ... Continue Reading →
Best Fiends: Visit Minutia

Seriously & Reel FX Reunite for ‘Best Fiends: Visit Minutia’ Short

Mobile-first entertainment company Seriously has teamed up once again with Golden Globe-nominated animation studio Reel FX for a second original short in the Best Fiends game-inspired ... Continue Reading →
Silver Robot Freddy Funko Pop!

Funko Opens Flagship Store in Everett, WA

Toys and collectibles company Funko has opened its first brick-and-mortar retail store and headquarters, dubbed The Funko HQ, in Everett, Washington. A Grand Opening street fair style ... Continue Reading →
daily-news-bytes-150

Daily News Bytes: Ice King Gets Crated, ‘Dahufa’ Causes a Stir, the Rise of Rooster Teeth & More

Cartoon Network, Loot Crate Offer Exclusive ‘Adventure Time’ Figure The August “Kingdom” themed crate will include a heart-melting “Nice King & Gunter” ... Continue Reading →