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GKIDS Picks Up Charming Comedy ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’

GKIDS has acquired North American distribution rights to French animated feature The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales, co-directed by Oscar nominee Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (director ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Bond, Creator of ‘Paddington Bear,’ Dies Age 91

English author Michael Bond, creator of the globally beloved series of Paddington Bear adventures, died June 27 at his home in London not far from Paddington Station. His passing was ... Continue Reading →
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Folivari Picks Up Partners for Three Feature Projects

Didier Brunner’s Folivari and Studiocanal have teamed up for two animated feature projects: a sequel to the Oscar-nominated Ernest & Celestine and the feature SamSam, The ... Continue Reading →
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StudioCanal Teases ‘Son of Bigfoot’

StudioCanal UK has released the first teaser trailer for upcoming animated comedy The Son of Bigfoot, coming to UK theaters in August. Directed by Ben Stassen and Jérémie Degruson ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Snaps Up ‘Sammy & Co’ Rights ahead of MIPTV

Zodiak Kids has taken on distribution rights for aquatic action-adventure series Sammy & Co from STUDIOCANAL, and will launch the brand-new second season at MIPTV this week at Stand ... Continue Reading →
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VES 2017 Board Officers Set, Chair Mike Chambers Re-Elected

The Visual Effects Society (VES) — the industry’s global professional honorary society — announces its 2017 Board of Directors officers. The five officers, who comprise ... Continue Reading →
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SC Films Snags Didier Brunner’s ‘Pachamama’

SC Films has picked up international sales rights to the latest animated feature from Oscar-nominated producer Didier Brunner (The Triplets of Belleville, The Secret of Kells, Ernest ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ Sequel in Development

Aardman Animations and production/distribution partner StudioCanal are officially going ahead with a second Shaun the Sheep Movie. The stop-motion feature is now in development, with ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

’The Incredibles 2’ Moves Up to Summer 2018; ‘Toy Story 4’ Pushed to 2019 Disney shuffles release dates for two hotly anticipated Pixar sequels, with Oscar-winning director ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Hiddleston Signs on to Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

Aardman Animations’ latest feature film project, Early Man, is building star power with the announcement that Emmy nominated British actor Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager) is joining ... Continue Reading →