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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 →
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Lionsgate Brings Home ‘The Wild Life’ in November

Lionsgate has announced that the new animated family adventure The Wild Life — from the producers behind Shaun the Sheep Movie, Paddington and A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Aardman Announces ‘Early Man’ Production

Aardman Animations and StudioCanal have announced the start of production on four-time-Oscar-winner Nick Park’s latest stop frame feature, Early Man, with a delightful “short and ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar Packs ‘Bing’ for BLE

Acamar Films and its licensing agent The Licensing Company are taking award-winning animated preschool property Bing to Brand Licensing Europe this year. The continent’s premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy: Aardman’s Peter Lord and David Sproxton

Few studios around the world are as beloved as Aardman Animations, the U.K. stop-motion and Claymation studio behind such hits as Creature Comforts, Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run ... Continue Reading →
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Joann Sfar’s ‘Little Vampire’ Gets Movie Treatment

StudioCanal and Autochenille Production have teamed up for an animated feature based on the comic Little Vampire by Joann Sfar (comicker and director behind The Rabbi’s Cat and ... Continue Reading →