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GKIDS’ Animation Is Film Festival Sets Dates for 2018

GKIDS has announced the date for this year’s Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles. The second annual event will take place Oct. 19 thru 21st at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
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‘TMNT’ Vets Kevin Munroe & Steve Lumley Producing ‘Action Mice’

Toon Town veterans Kevin Munroe (TMNT, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Troll: The Tale of a Tail) and Steve Lumley (TMNT, The Iron Giant, Osmosis Jones) have signed on to produce a new retro-tinged ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces French Premiere of ‘Incredibles 2,’ Cristal for Brad Bird

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival (June 11-16) has revealed that its Friday will be turned over to honoring the animation powerhouse Pixar, with the French premiere of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: DuVernay Directing ‘New Gods’, Brad Bird’s ‘The Spirit’ Pencil Test, an Animated Nod to Dementia Nurses & More

Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’ Fresh off the release of her $100 million A Wrinkle in Time adaptation’s release, the acclaimed director ... Continue Reading →
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Pics: Cast of Disney-Pixar’s ‘Incredibles 2′ Reveal Secret Identities

The long-awaited sequel Incredibles 2 finally arrives this summer (June 15!), and now we have the low-down on returning and brand new players in this super story, as Disney-Pixar has ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Group Names Abbate EVP, Leahy SVP

Warner Animation Group has appointed two senior-level creative executives to shepherd its upcoming feature animation and live-action hybrid production and development slate. Veteran ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Offers New Teaser and Poster for ‘Incredibles 2′

In time for the arrival of Pixar’s Coco in U.S. theaters, Disney has debuted the first teaser trailer and poster for Brad Bird’s hugely anticipated movie Incredibles 2. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Breadwinner,’ ‘Big Bad Fox’ Win Animation Is Film Honors

The inaugural Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles has announced its feature film competition winners. Out of the 12 competing titles, Nora Twomey’s powerful The Breadwinner ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... Continue Reading →
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Rapunzel Returns in March for ‘Tangled’ TV Movie & Series

Disney Channel has dated the small-screen debut of the all-new animated movie and TV series set in the world of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Tangled. Taking place between the ... Continue Reading →