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Technicolor to Acquire Mr. X VFX Studio

Technicolor has reached an agreement to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X, which will join Technicolor’s Production Services division — already home to Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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France Television Strings Up ‘Atomic Puppet’

Technicolor has pre-sold its new animated kids series Atomic Puppet (52 x 11) to France Televisions, which will air the show on its France 4 channel beginning in 2016. Currently in ... Continue Reading →
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Turn It Up to Eleven

A list of 10 plus 1 shows to watch for on the floor at MIP during the annual market, set for April 7-10 Angel’s Friends Produced by: Play Entertainment, RTI Mediaset, Mondo TV Created ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Appoints Digital Execs

Technicolor appointed two new digital entertainment executives, with Tim Sarnoff named president of production services and Claude Gagnon taking on the role of senior VP content solutions ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Produce ‘Cosmo’ for Fun Crew

Technicolor has optioned the rights from Fun Crew to develop and produce 52 11-minute episodes of the 2-D digital animated children’s series, Cosmo, Bud & Boo, which the company ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor’s ‘Atomic Puppet’ to Air on Disney XD

Technicolor and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks are partnering with Gaumont Animation to co-develop and co-produce the animated comedy television series, Atomic Puppet, which will ... Continue Reading →
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Dean and Scanlan Elected as Women in Animation’s Co-Presidents

Women In Animation (WIA), the professional non-profit organization for women, who are involved in any aspect of the animation industry, has re-launched under new executive leadership. ... Continue Reading →
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Five New Members Added to Academy’s Tech Council

Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk have joined the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... Continue Reading →
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Baumbach Working on DreamWorks’ Breathed Feature

Noah Baumbach, the quirky filmmaker behind indie features such as Frances Ha and The Squid and the Whale is working on a new animated feature for DreamWorks Animation, per Bleeding ... Continue Reading →
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2013 VES Summit Sets Speakers, Content

The Visual Effects Society has confirmed featured sessions for the fifth annual VES Summit, with the theme “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution.” The daylong ... Continue Reading →