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News Bytes: ‘Hotel Transylvania 3,’ ‘Playmobil’ and Friends of Mine

Tartakovsky Talks About Making of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Director Genndy Tartakosky’s ghoul family comedy Hotel Transylvania 3 was one of the big audience favorites at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA

Animation’s A-List Heads to Annecy!

This year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA market (June 11-16 & 12-15) will collect some of the brightest lights in the international animation scene in ... Continue Reading →
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ON Animation Unveils Hot Slate in Cannes

French animation outfit ON Animation is working on two new high-profile movies, it was announced in Cannes today. Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, who produced Mark Osborne’s acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy Full Program, WIA Summit Lineup Revealed

It’s official: the full program for the 2018 Annecy Festival was announced Monday at a press conference held by Patrick Eveno, Mickaël Marin and Marcel Jean at the Cinémathèque ... Continue Reading →
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

‘Sgt. Stubby’: Tale of a Terrific Terrier

***This story was written for the May 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 280*** Inspirations for animated projects can arrive from the unlikeliest of sources. Just ask writer, director ... Continue Reading →
Eels "Bone Dry." Photo by Cassandra Church.

Animated People: Sofia Astrom, Director, Eels’ “Bone Dry”

The popular California band Eels (led by Mark Oliver Everett) has just released a beautiful stop-motion animated video for their new song “Bone Dry.” The video, which is directed ... Continue Reading →
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Locksmith Animation Officially Opens in London

UK studio Locksmith Animation has officially opened its London facility with a celebration toasting founders Sarah Smith (director, Arthur Christmas), Julie Lockhart (producer, Shaun ... Continue Reading →
Little Nemo in Slumberland

ON Teams with ‘Moana’ Animation Head on ‘Little Nemo’

ON Animation Studios, the France-based producer of award-winning adaptation The Little Prince, is gearing up to tackle another classic character with its CG-animated feature film project ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay’ Cast, Bay Area Kid Fest Highlights & More

‘Suicide Squad’ Animated Movie Cast Led by Tara Strong, Christian Slater The next Warner Bros. Animation / DC Entertainment direct-to-video movie will feature Strong (reprising ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →