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Pearl & DreamWorks’ ‘Everest’ Retitled ‘Abominable’

Recently redubbed Pearl Studio and production partner DreamWorks Animation announced that the upcoming animated Yeti feature Everest has been retitld, and will now release as Abominable. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Picks Up Film Pair from Leo Matsuda

Accomplished Disney animator Leo Matsuda, who wrote and directed the Head vs. Heart themed short Inner Workings which screened ahead of Moana in 2016, has sold two feature film projects ... Continue Reading →
The Stolen Princess

‘Stolen Princess’ Kicks Off International Release in Romania

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s animated feature The Stolen Princess is commencing its international theatrical roll-out, beginning with 79 screens across Romania through local distributor ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance Media Names Leadership for Growing Animation Studio

Having recently announced that Nathan Greno has been tapped to direct its upcoming animated feature Powerless, Skydance Media has now named several key additions to the executive team ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
Haunted Mansion

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 →
Bill Damaschke

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 →
The Croods

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 →