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‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ Is Ready to Hit the Rainbow Road with In-Depth Trailer

"There's a huge universe out there, with a lot of galaxies. They're all counting on us... ...No pressure!" That's how Princess Peach (voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy...

Coming Soon! 20 Movies to Track in 2023

***This feature originally appeared in the December '22 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 325)*** Interest in animated feature projects continues to grow, so it’s never...

Vudu Welcomes ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ & ‘Lightyear’ with New Clips, Activities

Minions: The Rise of Gru and Lightyear have arrived on Vudu, and as a special treat, fans can get free access to exclusive clips...

Critics Praise ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’s Funny Jokes and Lovable Sidekicks

Lightyear, The Bob’s’ Burgers Movie and Marcel the Shell with Shoes On have new animation competition this Friday as Universal/Illumination’s much-anticipated Minions: The Rise of...

Universal Cracks Open a New Trailer for ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

In the third official trailer for Universal-Illumination's Minions: The Rise of Gru, the loveable little mischief makers take off to fly unfriendly skies and rev...

Five Key Ingredients of a Great Education

***This article originally appeared in the April '22 / International Education & Career Guide issue of Animation Magazine (No. 319)*** Eddy Okba is an animator...

The April Animation Must-Have List

  A Personal History with Global Appeal: In February, Danish director Jonah Poher Rasmussen's Flee set a new precedent for the recognition of animated films,...

Illumination’s ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ to Open Annecy

As the esteemed Annecy Festival charts a course to its 2022 live edition after last year's hybrid event, organizers announce that Illumination Entertainment's little...

Illumination Hits All the Right Notes with ‘Sing 2’

***This article originally appeared in the January '22 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 316)*** Buster Moon, you and your band of farm/zoo animals scored one...

Welcome to Redshore City! Final ‘Sing 2’ Trailer Brings Together a Stage Spectacular

Illumination Entertainment has raised the curtain on the final trailer for Sing 2, inviting audiences to come along with the familiar animal stars and...

World Animation & VFX Summit Announces 2021 Honorees, Panelists

The 2021 edition of the World Animation & VFX Summit, taking place live and in-person November 7-10 on the grounds of the historic Garland...

Sony Animation Exec Alison Mann Launches Prodco with Fourth Wall

Alison Mann, formerly Vice President of Creative Strategy for Sony Pictures Animation and co-founder/CEO of BRIC Foundation, is launching a new animation production company...

Natalie Fischer Named CEO of Locksmith Animation

As Locksmith Animation gears up for the October release of its first feature film Ron's Gone Wrong, the studio has announced that Natalie Fischer...

CTN Live Takes Burbank Event Virtual and Global This Month

Celebrating 11 years in Burbank and annually attracting more than 10,000 animation professionals, fans and entertainment studios, the 2020 edition of the CTN Animation...

A Despicable Prodigy Rises in ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Official Trailer

Illumination Entertainment is ready to introduce a bite-sized version of its loveable baddy when Universal Pictures releases Minions: The Rise of Gru this summer....

NBC Details New Peacock Platform, Animated Originals

NBCUniversal is ready to ruffle feathers in the streaming game with the launch of its Peacock service this summer. The company announced Thursday that...

Herschend Expands Leadership Team, Plans ‘Chuggington’ Relaunch

Herschend Entertainment Studios (HES) is expanding its leadership team to prepare for the significant 2020 relaunch of the beloved children’s brand, Chuggington, and the...

‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ Comes Home to Sit ‘n’ Stay

Heartwarming, gut-busting animated family blockbuster The Secret Life of Pets 2 is ready to be adopted on disc and digital this summer, through Universal...

Unleashing ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’

***This article originally appeared in the June/July ‘19 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 291)*** Five years ago, the team at Illumination Entertainment, led by producers...

‘Minions’ Sequel ‘Rise of Gru’ Coming in 2020

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have bestowed a title on the sequel to hit 2015 spin-off flick Minions. Joining the Despicable Me franchise will...
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