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Amazon Studios First Feature Toon: ‘Emily the Strange’

Retail’s iconic Goth girl may finally be getting the feature animation treatment after years of quiet shuffling. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character created by Rob ... Continue Reading →
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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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New Studio Ghibli Short Film Coming to US Theaters for the Very First Time Fans attending the GKIDS/Fathom Events 15th anniversary screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Happy Holidays from ‘Sing’ Illumination and Universal offer a festive (and funky) seasonal greeting in this sweet spot. Sing arrives in theaters December 21. SAG-AFTRA Sets ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters: The Revolutionary Life of Lucy Parsons Experimental filmmaker Kelly Gallagher (Pen Up the Pigs) debuts her latest collage animation on ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Blasting Off with ‘Zita the Spacegirl’

Fox Animation has picked up rights to award-winning author Ben Hatke’s Zita the Spacegirl graphic novel trilogy, to be produced by Chernin Entertainment (Miss Peregrine’s Home for ... 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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People on the Move: Blink Ink, Disney/ABC, FuseFX, marblemedia, Post Factory, ZDF

• Academy Award nominated animator PES has signed on to Blinkink following recent spots for Honda and Android. Known for his ability to reimagine everyday objects in wholly new ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Stoopid Buddy, Bardel, Luma, Deluxe

Bardel Entertainment, the acclaimed Vancouver-based animation company, has hired Lenny Brown as Manager, Business Development. Brown recently departed Toonz Ent. and brings more than ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

Universal has released a new trailer for its CG musical-comedy Sing, the latest from Illumination Entertainment and due in theaters December 21, 2016. The newest spot puts viewers on ... Continue Reading →