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Awards Headline News

Cinema Audio Society Announces Finalists for CAS Student Recognition Award

Five finalists from schools across the country and the U.K. are invited to attend the Cinema Audio Society’s 52nd Annual CAS Awards, to be held on February 20th.

yU+Co Headline News

yU+co Turns Downtown Los Angeles into a Digital Playground for N.Y.E.L.A.

In a first-of-its-kind immersive spectacle, dazzling digital imagery will appear to “bounce” between City Hall, the County Hall of Records and The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion as Los Angeles counts down to 2016.

The Simpsons Headline News

Fan-Made ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag is Brutal & Amazing

Independent stop-motion animator Lee Hardcastle creates his own take on the classic couch gag that opens each episode of the series with a tribute to Adam Wingard’s home invasion horror film, ‘You’re Next.’

Studio Ghibli Headline News

Michaël Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’ Set for September 2016 Release Date

Dutch director and animator’s debut feature is being co-produced by France’s Wild Bunch and Japan’s Studio Ghibli, with Isao Takahata serving as artistic producer.

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DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Dawn of the Croods’ Comes to Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 28, 2015 at 5:16pm

Executive producer Brendan Hay talks about the Glendale studio’s latest animated television series for streaming giant Netflix, a prequel to their hit feature ‘The Croods.’

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Crosses $1 Billion

J.J. Abrams' record-shattering ‘Star Wars’ reboot earns $149.2 million domestically and $550.3 million overseas over Christmas weekend for a global cume of $1.09 billion through Sunday.

Stop-motion Headline News

Field Day Premieres Vincent Peone’s Stop-Motion Short, ‘The Sea is Blue’

Stop-motion animated short from directorial duo Josh and Vince was written and directed by Peone and produced at //kneeon Studios for YouTube channel Field Day.

Splash Entertainment Headline News

Learn the Arctic Shake in New ‘Norm of the North’ Clip

CG-animated comedy directed by Trevor Wall and featuring the voices of Rob Schneider, Heather Graham, Ken Jeong, Gabriel Iglesias, Loretta Devine, Michael McElhatton, Colm Meaney and Bill Nighy arrives in theaters January 15, 2016.

preschool Headline News

TreehouseGO Offers Special Holiday Sneak Peek of ‘Clangers’ and ‘Hey Duggee’

Corus Entertainment’s Treehouse to premiere two internationally acclaimed preschool series, ‘Clangers’ and ‘Hey Duggee,’ on Friday, December 25.

Awards Headline News

‘Of Shadows & Wings…’ Picks up Three New Awards

Vivement Lundi! and Nadasdy Film co-production is the first film directed by Elice Meng and Eleonora Marinoni; animated feature to screen in competition at Clermont-Ferrant International Short Film Festival in February.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

‘Kung Fu Panda’ Lawsuit Plaintiff Charged with Fraud

A man who sued DreamWorks Animation in 2011 with the claim that it stole the idea for ‘Kung Fu Panda’ from him is indicted for wire fraud and perjury in connection with a scheme to defraud the studio.

Aardman Headline News

Aardman, Lionsgate Sign Home Entertainment Deal for ‘Shaun the Sheep’

Aardman signs a deal with U.S. home entertainment partner Lionsgate for the entire ‘Shaun the Sheep’ catalogue, including seasons 1-5 and the new half hour special ‘The Farmer’s Llamas.’

Aardman Headline News

Aardman Makes ‘Special Delivery’ for Google Spotlight Stories

Academy Award-winning animation studio teams with Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects team to release interactive video compatible with Android phones; non-interactive 360-degree video version available for iOS or web users.

BRB Internacional Headline News

‘Dogtanian’ and ‘Willy Fog’ Launch First Interactive Tales

BRB Internacional and Meikme release ‘Dogtanian’s Journey’ and ‘The Bet,’ the first interactive tales based on ‘Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds’ and ‘Around the World with Willy Fog.’

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