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Universal Teases Hybrid Woody Woodpecker Film in Sao Paulo

Universal Pictures brought a new take on a familiar toon to Sao Paulo’s Comic Con Experience over the weekend, revealing a teaser trailer for its hybrid feature Pica-Pau — ... Continue Reading →
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Photos: ‘Sing’ Cast & Character Duets

The lead voice cast of Illumination Entertainment’s Sing are really getting into character in these fun new photos featuring the human stars and their animated alter egos. Sing, from ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producers Tompkins, Bemis & DeLong Join FuseFX

FuseFX has added to its Los Angeles production staff roster with the hiring of three veteran visual effects producer. They include two-time Emmy nominee Sean Tompkins, who was previously ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU Closes DWA Deal, Announces Leadership Changes

NBCUniversal’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation has been finalized, folding the studio into the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group — joining Universal Pictures, Fandango ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Runs Wild

The studio mixes stylization and animal reality in its comedic exploration of The Secret Life ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

French TV Animation: Major Hike in French Public Support Mechanisms in 2016 Tax rebates and automatic subsidies now account for 35% to 40% of average budgets for TV animation productions ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU Buys DreamWorks in $4B Deal

Rich buyers bulk up to compete with Disney but no one knows what the post-Katzenberg DreamWorks will look like. The animation industry woke up April 28 to a new landscape, learning ... Continue Reading →
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Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producer Chad Hudson Joins FuseFX

Accomplished VFX producer Chad Hudson, whose credits include The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, has joined FuseFX. Based at the studio’s Los Angeles facility, Hudson is diving ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Uploads New ‘Warcraft’ Trailer

Hold on to your avatars: the feature film adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit videogame World of Warcraft just got a new trailer. The second official spot for Warcraft ... Continue Reading →