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Sony Moves Lin-Manuel Miranda Project ‘Vivo’ Up

If you’re one of the many who couldn’t get the tunes from Moana out of your head, you’ll be pleased to hear that the animation world’s next dose of Lin-Manuel ... Continue Reading →
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Shannon Tindle Shares the ‘Haunted Mansion’ Toon That Could Have Been

Shannon Tindle, the Emmy-winning animation story writer and character designer who came up with the acclaimed Kubo and the Two Strings, delivered a bittersweet treat over the weekend ... Continue Reading →
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Damaschke to Lead Animation Division at Skydance

Bill Damaschke, the former CCO of DreamWorks Animation, has been tapped to head the Animation and Family division at Skydance Media. The animation veteran, who spent over 20 years at ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Re-Slates ‘Croods 2,’ Dates ‘Spooky Jack’

Nearly a year after DreamWorks Animation’s then-new owner NBCUniversal axed plans for the sequel, Universal Pictures has announced that The Croods 2 is back on the feature release ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Veterans Offer Career Tips During Animag’s Comic-Con Panel

Write and draw every day. Work well with your peers. Get used to getting lots and lots of criticism, and put your work out there for everyone to see. These were only some of the helpful ... Continue Reading →
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Animag’s First Comic-Con Panel Toasts 30 Years!

If you’re heading to San Diego for Comic-Con International this week, be sure you set block out Saturday afternoon for Animation Magazine‘s first-ever SDCC panel, celebrating ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Pictures Animation Reveals Slate through 2018

Sony Pictures Animation is forging ahead with its plans to increase its release output while creating a distinctive mix of titles, evidenced by the newly released feature film slate ... Continue Reading →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Onboard Sony Animation’s ‘Vivo’

As the plaudits for Moana roll in like ocean waves, there’s more good news for songwriter and Broadway hit-maker Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Deadline Hollywood reports he has secured ... Continue Reading →
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Alex Schwartz Named Alpha Animation Head of Production

Los Angeles-based Alpha Animation has appointed Alex Schwartz as its new Head of Production, CEO Bob Bacon announced Wednesday. Schwartz is charged with overseeing creative development ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producers Tompkins, Bemis & DeLong Join FuseFX

FuseFX has added to its Los Angeles production staff roster with the hiring of three veteran visual effects producer. They include two-time Emmy nominee Sean Tompkins, who was previously ... Continue Reading →