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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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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 →
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‘Secret Life of Pets’ to Premiere at Annecy

The latest animated family comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, The Secret Life of Pets will have its world premiere at the 2016 Annecy festival in France. ... Continue Reading →
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Latest ‘Secret Life of Pets’ Trailer Unleashed

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have been turning out spots for their fifth animated feature The Secret Life of Pets with fair regularity, and now we get a third proper ... Continue Reading →
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Director Ben Hibon Joins Psyop Film & TV

Award-winning director Ben Hibon has signed on with Psyop Film and Television, and will be joining the studio’s Vancouver office team as the company continues to expand its present ... Continue Reading →
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An Easter Greeting from ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures are getting in the holiday spirit, offering a special Easter greeting to fans with a special video message starring Kevin Hart’s ... Continue Reading →