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Disney Sues Phase 4 Over ‘Frozen Land’

We’ve all seen those copycat animated DVD/Blu-ray titles that try to take advantage of consumers’ familiarity with big titles from Disney and DreamWorks. Well, this time ... Continue Reading →
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Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race

The big Toon Town players are not just concerned with the coveted Best Animated Feature trophy—the genre also tends to be well represented in the Score and Song categories come awards ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Feature Contenders

Although some naysayers were complaining about the quality of the animated features in contention this year, how can you really be grumpy about a year that had a wonderful 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

According to the Academy, 19 films have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards. The movies are (in alphabetical order): Cloudy ... Continue Reading →
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It’s WAY Too Early to Predict the Oscar Animation Race!

Yes, it’s absurd to start talking about the Oscar race even before Labor Day weekend has arrived, but The Hollywood Reporter has jumped the gun already! The trade magazine’s ... Continue Reading →
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Distribution Deals Make the Scene at Annecy

Deals for animated features have been heating up at the Annecy Film Festival. Among the major announcements made in the trades around or during the festival, which kicked off Monday ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Festival Releases Complete Schedule

If you are planning to attend next week’s jam-packed edition of the Annecy Animation Festival in France, you will have a chance to take in some of the most anticipated features ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sarila’ Brings Inuit Dreams to 3-D Life

The 3-D animated feature The Legend of Sarila succeeds in telling an original story featuring Canada’s under-represented Inuit people and their culture. It’s not every day ... Continue Reading →
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‘Legend of Sarila’ Announces Canadian Opening Dates

Cinema Management Group (CMG)’s new 3D animated feature, The Legend of Sarila, will open in theatres in Quebec on February 22nd and in English-speaking Canada in April. CMG will ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish Swims with the Majors

The South African studio ups the ante in 2013 with Zambezia and Khumba, two new CG-animated features that have generated great buzz globally. Last year, when Capetown-based Triggerfish ... Continue Reading →