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AMPAS Headline News

Academy Announces Submission Deadlines for 88th Oscars

Submission deadline for Scientific and Technical Awards is Friday, July 10; Animated Short Film submissions must be made by Thursday, October 1; Animated Feature submissions are due Friday, October 30.

Walt Disney Studios Headline News

Christopher Miller and Phil Lord to Helm Han Solo Anthology Film

Next adventure in the Anthology series of ‘Star Wars’ films to focus on how young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.

Animated Features Headline News

Fox Unveils New Trailer for ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip’

Based on the characters created by Ross Bagdasarian, ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ is directed by Walt Becker and arrives in theaters everywhere on December 23, 2015.

Voice Acting Headline News

Harry Shearer Returning to ‘The Simpsons’

All six principal voice performers will return for the historic 27th and 28th seasons of ‘The Simpsons,’ with Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria and Harry Shearer back in the roles they’ve inhabited since 1989.

Pixar Headline News

LOOK: Pixar Unveils New Images from 'Sanjay's Super Team' Short

Director Sanjay Patel draws from his own experiences for the film’s story, which follows his journey from a California kid watching cartoons to a man respecting his father's Indian traditions.

The Fred Rogers Company Headline News

Fred Rogers Co. Announces New Season of ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’

Third season of ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ featuring 20 new episodes incorporating the show’s trademark charming stories and catchy musical strategies is slated to begin rolling out in 2016.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Inside Out’ Top ‘Terminator Genisys’

Universal's ‘Jurassic World’ holds off Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ for the third weekend in a row; Paramount's ‘Terminator Genisys’ sees third place debut with $28.7 million from 3,758 locations.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Planeta Junior Bringing DreamWorks Animation Series to Spain

Unprecedented deal to see nine DWA series air beginning in October, including ‘Turbo F.A.S.T.,’ ‘All Hail King Julien,’ ‘The Adventures of Puss in Boots’ and ‘Dinotrux.’

s2015 Headline News

SIGGRAPH Announces 2015 Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH announces the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for August 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Edinburgh International Film Festival Headline News

Ainslie Henderson’s ‘Stems’ Wins 2015 McLaren Award

McLaren Award for Best New British Animation presented by acclaimed stop-motion animator Barry Purves at the EIFF Awards Ceremony held on June 28.

Awards Headline News

Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ Receives Anča Award

U.K. director Daisy Jacobs receives the Anča Student Award for her Oscar-nominated stop motion short film, ‘The Bigger Picture.’

Sardine Productions Headline News

Sardine Productions Launching Third Season of ‘Leon’

Canada's ‘Leon’ to enter the Chinese market in 2016 in partnership with SHIAO Animation; multiplatform strategy to include TV and VOD distribution, publishing, interactive, and licensing and merchandising.

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