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Augenblick’s ‘Drunky’ Toasts Funding Launch with New Concept Art

Augenblick Studios — the Brooklyn animation outfit behind Ugly Americans and Superjail — is turning to fans to help raise funds for the production of its recently announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Secret Life of Pets’ to Premiere at Annecy

The latest animated family comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, The Secret Life of Pets will have its world premiere at the 2016 Annecy festival in France. ... Continue Reading →
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An Easter Greeting from ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures are getting in the holiday spirit, offering a special Easter greeting to fans with a special video message starring Kevin Hart’s ... Continue Reading →
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Augenblick Pops Cork on ‘Adventures of Drunky’

Mature audiences animation outfit Augenblick Studios (Ugly Americans, Wonder Showzen, Superjail) has kicked off production on an original R-rated feature film, The Adventures of Drunky. ... Continue Reading →
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Holiday Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Universal has released a new holiday trailer for its Illumination Entertainment animated feature film The Secret Life of Pets. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: “Comedy ... Continue Reading →
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Tim Searle Appointed Creative Director of Tiger Aspect

Baby Cow Animation founder Tim Searle has been appointed Creative Director of Animation and Children’s of U.K. indie Tiger Aspect Productions. Searle has lately been working with ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Blu-ray Breaks Animation Sales Records

It definitely seems that audiences can’t get enough of Gru and his hard-working Minions. The newly released Universal/Illumination movie Despicable Me 2 generated $80 million ... Continue Reading →
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Hot Discs: ‘Despicable Me 2,’ ‘Futurama,’ ‘Mary Poppins’

Since there are only a couple of weeks left until the holidays, the studios are releasing some of their big titles on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Among the many hot new animated titles ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2' Earns Thumbs Up at Annecy

Early word has been very positive for Universal and Illumination’s animated sequel Despicable Me 2, which earned a standing ovation at the Annecy International Film Festival. Directors ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Releases New Clip from ‘Despicable Me 2'

Universal has released the first clip from Illumination’s eagerly anticipated summer movie, Despicable Me the Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new ... Continue Reading →