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Evan Rachel Wood, Sterling K. Brown Might Heat Up ‘Frozen 2’

Emmy-nominated Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood and Emmy/Golden Globe winning This Is Us lead Sterling K. Brown are reportedly in talks to voice roles in Frozen 2, according to Variety. The ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Launches Global Female Empowerment Shorts Initiative

Disney today announced a new global project giving 21 talented young women from different parts of the world the chance to make digital shorts telling the stories of inspiring female ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH 2018 Details Immersive Offerings

The 45th SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference (August 12-16 in Vancouver, BC) has revealed details of this year’s Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality program. Featuring the brand-new ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Adds ‘Incredibles’ Creatives, VFX Supes, Parks Pro to Speaker Line-Up

Italy’s VIEW Conference for animation, visual effects, games, AR/VR and immersive storytelling — taking place in Turin Oct. 22-26 — has announced an impressive roster ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kobe’s Academy Snub, WIA Presents Enterprise Ireland, TCA Noms & More

Academy Denies Animation Producer Kobe Bryant Opportunity to Become Member The sports star, who won the Best Animated Short Oscar together with Glen Keane this year for Dear Basketball, ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Run Disney, Pixar

Frozen writer/co-director Jennifer Lee and Inside Out writer/director Pete Docter will be splitting John Lasseter’s duties as the creative head of Disney-Pixar animation studios following ... Continue Reading →
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Natalie Nourigat’s Animation Job Quest Inspires Graphic Novel from BOOM!

A new, terribly relatable original graphic novel about one woman’s quest to fulfill her animation career dreams will be hitting shelves in December, when BOOM! Studios releases I ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy ‘18: A Record Year for MIFA Pitches!

From June 12-15, the bustling MIFA market will run alongside the Annecy animation festival in the French alps, and this year’s line-up of project pitches and recruitment activity ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy: Disney’s Kira Lehtomaki & Josie Trinidad Preview ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’

Disney Animation will offer an exclusive preview of upcoming feature Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 during the Annecy International Animated Film Festival this summer. ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →