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‘SpongeBob’ Trailer, Poster Wash Ashore

Paramount has unveiled the official trailer and poster for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, arriving in theaters February 6, 2015. The movie blends live-action and animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart’ to Hit Shelves October 7

Shout! Factory will be releasing acclaimed French CG feature Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart to shelves on October 7 this year. The home entertainment launch of the English dub of Mathias ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Hangover Launches ‘Manly’

Frederator’s online animation destination Cartoon Hangover has launched a new treat today. Titled Manly, the toon is created by Adventure Time storyboard artist and writer Jesse ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker Ups Tara Kemes to VP Culture & Talent

Vancouver studio Rainmaker Entertainment has promoted Director of Talent Development Tara Kemes to the newly created position of Vice President, Culture & Talent. Kemes, who has ... Continue Reading →
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Film Foundation Presents The Animation Universe

Film buffs and animation fans in the D.C. area will take in a three-day workshop beginning today dedicated to the tooniverse as The Film Foundation’s Story of Movies presents ... Continue Reading →
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Asian Animation Summit Coming to Hanoi

Organizers have announced that the third annual Asian Animation Summit is scheduled for December 3-5 in Hanoi, Vietnam’s five-star Sofitel Plaza hotel. Around 250-300 attendees ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Dynamixyz, Solid Angle, Lightworks

+ Dynamixyz is celebrating its fourth anniversary at SIGGRAPH with the release of a new version of Performer Suite markerless facial performance capture solution. Key improvements include ... Continue Reading →
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Talking Villainy With Ian McKellen

Those who have had a long-term relationship with the San Diego Comic-Con, whose 2014 incarnation wrapped last week, know that what began as a celebration of popular graphic art began ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Premiering ‘Mr. Pickles’ September 21

New, original animated series Mr. Pickles will join the Adult Swim line-up in a toon comedy double-header on September 21. Debuting at midnight, Mr. Pickles will be followed by the ... Continue Reading →
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Frank Saperstein Joins Tricon Kids as EVP

Tricon Films & Television is continuing the growth trajectory of its Kids & Family division with the appointment of Frank Saperstein as Executive Vice President – Kids, ... Continue Reading →