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Headline News The Academy Takes to the Air with Craig Barron And Ben Burtt

Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Craig Barron and Oscar-winning sound designer Ben Burtt to explore the side-by-side advances in filmmaking technology and aviation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' four-evening series, ‘Hollywood Takes to the Air.’

Headline News Fox Animation Lineup Draws A-List Guest Stars

Jane Fonda, Willem Dafoe, Nick Offerman, Julie Bowen, Liam Neeson, Allison Janney, Kevin Kline, Zach Galifianakis, Kim Kardashian, Megan Mullally, Bill Hader, Aziz Ansari, Jordan Peele and Keegan Michael Key among featured guest voices.

Headline News Hank Azria to Lead Voice Cast of Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Bordertown’

Azaria to voice lead character Bud Buckwald, joining additional featured voices Alex Borstein, Missi Pyle, Judah Friedlander, Nicholas Gonzalez and Efren Ramirez.

Headline News Machinima Vet Sanjay Sharma Joins All Def Digital

All Def Digital, which launched last year with DearmWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, hires Machinima veteran Sanjay Sharma as its first President and Chief Operating Officer.

Headline News Aardman Teams with Deki To Help Pay It Forward

Aardman Animations and Bristol Charity Deki release a special 70-second film, 'Brigitte, Bruno and Ben,' which demonstrates how a loan of just £10 ($17.10) can change the lives of an entire family in the developing world.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Apes’ On Top; ‘Planes’ Soars to No. 3

Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.

Headline News L.A. Shorts Fest to Feature Disney Panel & Screening

The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival will present a special screening and panel discussion with members from Disney Animation and Disney Interactive on Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m.

Headline News Matt Lanter Cast as Aquaman in ‘Atlantis’ Feature

New details surface on Warner Bros. and DC's latest straight-to-home release project, ‘Justice League: Throne of Atlantis,’ a continuation of the story begun in last winter's ‘Justice League: War.’

Headline News Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to 2014–15 Board of Governors

First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.

Headline News Netflix, Disney Expand Streaming Pact to Canada

Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios announce a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive Canadian subscription television service for first-run Disney live-action and animated feature films.

Headline News Marvel Announces New Thor, Captain America

Marvel Entertainment reveals that it will be replacing the comic book incarnation of ‘Thor’ with a new, female version; Sam Wilson, formerly the superhero known as The Falcon, will be taking over the role of ‘Captain America.’

Headline News Disney Television Animation Developing ‘Haunted Mansion’ Special

TV animation studio continues to expand roster of top creative talent with production on three pilots and new short-form series; extends overall development deal with ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator and executive producer Dan Povenmire.

Headline News Genius Brands Int’l Appoints Stone Newman President, Global Consumer Products

Newman brings roster of clients from former company Art + Science International to GBI as he builds company’s global consumer products business.

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