Ian Sheppard and Larry Jonas

Skydance Makes Key Executive Appointments in Animation Division

Skydance Media has named Ian Sheppard as Senior Vice President Development for Animation and Lawrence Jonas as Executive in Charge of Animated Television, effective immediately. In ... Continue Reading →
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Effects MTL Talks ‘Avengers,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Shape of Water’ in Montreal

The fourth edition of Effects MTL will gather the VFX and animation community together once more in the Palais des Congres in Montreal, June 5-6, for a lineup of sessions covering the ... Continue Reading →
Peter Naylor

Hulu Announces Major DreamWorks Deal, 20M+ Subscriber Milestone

Streaming platform Hulu revealed the news that it has surpassed 20 million subscribers in the US during its 2018 upfront event in New York on Tuesday. While it still has a ways to go ... Continue Reading →
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Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna, Emile Hirsch Join ‘Trollhunters’ Pt. 3

Celebrated actors Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Diego Luna (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and Emile Hirsch (Milk) will be lending their voices to the third and final season of Emmy-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, DreamWorks Animation Toon Up ‘Fast & Furious’

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are kicking their original programming relationship into the next gear with a Fast & Furious animated series due in 2019 –it is ... Continue Reading →
Guillermo del Toro at Oscars

Guillermo del Toro Inks Exclusive DreamWorks Animation Feature Deal

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films, and has taken offices ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Unveils Annecy 2018 Line-Up

Attendees of the 42nd Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 11-16) will be given a glimpse into the workings of DreamWorks Animation with presentations on a hotly anticipated ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Mickey and the Roadster Racers

Disney Junior Revs Up Third Season of ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’

Disney Junior has ordered a third season of its CG animated series Mickey and the Roadster Racers — Disney Channel’s No. 1 show with kids 2-5 — just as season 2 is set ... Continue Reading →
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And the Oscar Goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night, and unsurprisingly Pixar’s Coco was the big animated feature winner, giving director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson ... Continue Reading →