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Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Justin Timberlake Joins DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Trolls’

Hair-raising comedy from ‘Shrek Forever After’ director Mike Mitchell featuring the voices of Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick is set to release on November 4, 2016.

Festivals Headline News

Fredrikstad Animation Festival 2015 to Spotlight Richard Williams

Legendary animator Richard Williams joins the Fredrikstad Animation Festival with screenings of The Academy’s work print of ‘The Thief and the Cobbler - A Moment in Time’ and his latest short film, ‘Prologue.’

Warner Bros. Headline News

Duncan Studio Provides Animation for New ‘Iron Giant’ Sequences

Oscar-winning director Brad Bird’s classic animated film has been re-mastered with two new sequences in ‘The Iron Giant: Signature Edition,’ returning to theaters this fall from Warner Bros. and Fathom Events.

Disney Headline News

WATCH: Disney Unveils New Trailer for Jon Favreau’s ‘Jungle Book’

‘Iron Man’ director Jon Favreau relies heavily on motion-capture techniques for his live-action adaptation, surrounding actor Neel Sethi (as Mowgli) with a slew of CG animals and environments.

Short Films Headline News

Grasshorse Studios Helps Create Animated Promo for ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Midwest-based animation studio provides character animation for 20th Century Fox film promo inspired by vintage PSAs, World War II-era propaganda newsreels, and present-day pharmaceutical commercials.

Television Headline News

‘Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland Teases New Series in Development

‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator Justin Roiland leaks a set of images from a new animated series called ‘Solar Opposites’ that might or might not be in development at Fox.

Awards Headline News

‘Over the Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Creative Arts Emmys

Cartoon Network wins big at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards with ‘Over the Garden Wall’ and ‘Adventure Time’; HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and FX’s ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ win in the VFX categories.

Motion Graphics Headline News

Peephole Cinema Presenting ‘Orange on Orange’ Exhibit

Collection of animated crossings in color motion by Bay Area artists Emily Alden Foster, Mel Prest and Leah Rosenberg will be on view 24/7 September 21 through November 1.

Awards Headline News

John Lasseter, ‘Big Hero 6’ Filmmakers to Present at 2015 Student Academy Awards

Oscar-winning director John Lasseter, along with ‘Big Hero 6’ filmmakers Roy Conli, Don Hall and Chris Williams, will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 42nd Student Academy Awards on Thursday, September 17.

Hornet Headline News

Hornet London Adds Clim to Directorial Roster

Director and designer best known for his stylish motion graphics work and bold designs, including 2012's viral video 'Make it Better,' has worked with some of the biggest brands and nonprofits in the world.

Television Headline News

JAM Media Brings 'Little Roy' to CBeebies & CBBC

Dublin-based creative production, distribution and licensing company wins far-reaching crossover commission from CBBC and CBeebies for brand-new live-action/animation hybrid series 'Little Roy' and spinoff series 'The Roy Files.'

VIEW 2015 Headline News

Alessandro Carloni to Present The Making of ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ at VIEW 2015

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ co-director Alessandro Carloni to present a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the next installment in the DreamWorks Animation franchise at Italy’s leading computer graphics conference.

Business Headline News

Deluxe Appoints Chicago Producer Joanna Woods

Accomplished producer to oversee projects for Deluxe co-located sister companies Beast, Company 3 and Method Studios; Chicago-based Kendall Fash is also named Director of Marketing for Beast offices nationwide.