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Zoic Ups John Kilshaw to Creative Director

VFX company Zoic Studios has promoted John Kilshaw to the post of Creative Director, to steer the vision of studio projects out of the East Coast office in New York including TV, feature ... Continue Reading →
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Former Paramount Chairman Brad Grey Dies Age 59

Just months after his resignation in February, the family of former Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey has shared that the Hollywood luminary died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, ... Continue Reading →
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Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ Gets CG Treatment

Universal 1440 Entertainment — a production entity of Universal Studios Home Ent. — announces it is in the works on a CGI-animated treatment of Mariah Carey’s All ... Continue Reading →
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George Coe, Voice of ‘Archer’s Woodhouse, Dies at 86

Voice actor George Coe, whose extensive credits include voicing Woodhouse on the FX animated series Archer, died July 18. He was 86. FX released the following tribute to the actor: Coe ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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‘House of Monsters’ Series Seeks Funding

Artist and filmmaker Dawn Brown is campaigning for funds on Kickstarter to bring back her stop-motion short film House of Monsters as a web series. The 2012 original film was a throwback ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey Beats Batman in China

To limit the grosses of American movies, China Film Group opened Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man on the same day as Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises on Monday (August 17) in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango,’ ‘Hugo’ Win Big at VES Awards

Gore Verbinski’s underdog hero Rango continued its winning streak last night at the 10th Annual VES Awards. Only a few nights after taking home four Annie Awards, the Paramount/ILM ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Oscar Nominees React to Happy News

We were lucky enough to catch up with some of the talented artists who were nominated for Oscars this morning. Here is what they had to say about waking up and getting the big courtship ... Continue Reading →
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2011 Animated Oscar Noms Offer Surprises

The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico ... Continue Reading →