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Daily News Bytes: ‘Mowgli’ First Trailer, Inside the Disney “Morgue,” Toei’s Questionable QA Overhaul & More

Behind the Scenes at the Disney “Morgue” Where Animation History Is Being Saved Gizmodo delves into this important temple of preservation, where fragments and ephemera from the ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Plans Montreal Expansion, Promises 400 Jobs in 3 Years

Dallas- and Santa Monica, CA-based Reel FX is expanding operations with a new studio in Canadian flagship studio in Montreal, which is expected to create 400 jobs by late 2020. The ... Continue Reading →
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Guillermo del Toro Inks Exclusive DreamWorks Animation Feature Deal

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films, and has taken offices ... Continue Reading →
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GLAS Reveals Trailer, Special Programs, FXX Elevation Award

The 2018 GLAS Animation Festival, taking place March 22-25 in Berkeley, CA, is accelerating towards a third exciting addition. This week, organizers have revealed the official trailer ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Expands Animation Studio with New Montreal Facility

Golden Globe-nominated studio Reel FX has crossed the northern border by adding a Canadian satellite studio in Montreal to its existing Dallas and Hollywood operations. The new locale ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge R. Gutiérrez Breaks Off from ‘Billion Brick Race’

The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez revealed via Facebook that he has left his gig as a director at Warner Bros. Animation, and is no longer attached to direct LEGO Movie spinoff ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Miyazaki Titles “Final” Feature, Batman Toon Supercut, Niantic Snags Evertoon & More

Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Reveals His “Final” Film’s Title, Release Window The grandmaster of anime, who is turning 77 in January, is once again declaring his ... Continue Reading →
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Vanessa Morrison Named President of Fox Family

Vanessa Morrison is moving into a new post at 20th Century Fox Film, as President of Fox Family. Having served as prez of Fox Animation for the past 10 years, Morrison will now lead ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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Viva El Festival Pixelatl!

The town of Cuernavaca in Mexico will once again host another highly anticipated edition of Pixelatl’s El Festival September 5 thru 10. The 2017 edition showcases a wide variety ... Continue Reading →