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Could The Jungle Book Become the First “Live-Action” Film to Win the Oscar for Animation? Washington Post‘s Michael Cavna walks readers along the ever-thinning line ... Continue Reading →
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Eye Present in Co-Pro Deal with Pictor Productions Tomi Ungerer’s book Flix will be developed into animated content. Vegas Winners, Losers, Oscar Conenders, and How CinemaCon ... Continue Reading →
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A Brand-New Book

Director Jon Favreau and his crew go for emotion and humor with extensive VFX and mo-cap in Disney’s hybrid update of ... Continue Reading →
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MPC to Showcase FX of ‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Martian’ at FMX

Visual effects house MPC is getting ready for the 2016 FMX event in Stuttgart, taking place April 25-29, with plans to showcase some of it its most inventive work from the past year. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book’ 360 Video & VR Experience Hit Facebook

The Walt Disney Studios has released an interactive 360 video and virtual reality experience inspired by its upcoming live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book — exclusively on ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Launches Site, New Clip for ‘Jungle Book’

Disney is ramping up promotion for its upcoming live-action/CG hybrid take on The Jungle Book, arriving in 3D, IMAX and standard theaters on April 15. Together with Tumblr, the studio ... Continue Reading →
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The Cast of The Jungle Book Posed with Their Onscreen Animals Disney’s live-action update of the classic features only one live actor, the rest are painstakingly crafted CG critters. CDPR ... Continue Reading →
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Super Bowl 2016 Movie Spots

The television commercial smorgasbord that is the Super Bowl has come and gone, and this year was no different in that spots for hotly anticipated films factored in to the ad lineup. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Frank Armitage Dies Age 91

Frank Armitage, an Australian-born American painter who created backgrounds for several classic Disney animated films and murals for Disney parks, died January 4 at his home in Paso ... Continue Reading →
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Live ‘Jungle Book’ Gets Trailer

Disney has unveiled the official trailer for its live-action-with-CG-accompaniment take on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. This more serious action-adventure take on the story ... Continue Reading →