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Sundance Winner Nuts! Opening in Los Angeles & Pasadena July 8 The strange but true animated tale of John Brinkley opens in NYC June 22, with many more select theaters set to screen ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →

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Dominate, It Did: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Nabs Top Prize at the MTV Movie Awards Director J.J. Abrams and Daisy Ridley (also Best Breakthrough Performance winner) accepted the ... Continue Reading →

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Jason Bateman Praises the ‘Positive and Incredibly Timely’ Message of Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ The voice star was enthusiastic (if slightly damp) at the Disney film’s premiere ... Continue Reading →

Samsung Opening VR Movie Studio

Tech and electronics giant Samsung, creators of the Gear VR virtual-reality headset, announced at Sundance that it will be opening a studio in New York to produce immersive VR entertainment ... Continue Reading →

HBO Premiering Duplass Bros. ‘Animals’ Feb. 5

HBO will premiere a new animated series from production house Duplass Brothers TV, Animals, on Friday, February 5 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. The adult-targeted series debuted the first two ... Continue Reading →

Animation Show of Shows Adds Screening Dates

The Animation Show of Show’s theatrical release is expanding to add new cities and dates. The 17th annual edition of the show includes 11 international shorts, Including stand ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Hiddleston to Star in ‘Skull Island’

Legendary Pictures has tapped Tom Hiddleston — beloved by fans for his portrayals of Loki in the Thor and Avengers flicks — to star in its King Kong prequel Skull Island, ... Continue Reading →

Sundance to Distribute New Shorts Collection

Sundance is bringing to theaters this fall a collection of eight animated shorts that have all screened at the famous festival. The 95-minute program will play at the Sundance Sunset ... Continue Reading →

Dion Draws 2014 Poster for Annecy

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival has unveiled the poster for its 2014 edition, featuring artwork from filmmaker, illustrator and producer Franck Dion. “I wanted ... Continue Reading →