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Box Office Report: ‘Transformers 4’ Opens to $300 Million Worldwide

Paramount's ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ debuts to $100 million in North America and $201.3 million overseas, including a stunning $90 million opening in China.

AMPAS Headline News

Academy Approves New Rules for Animation Oscars

The Academy approves new rules for the 87th Academy Awards, including rule changes in the Animated Feature Film and the Animated Short Film categories, along with eligibility of the 2014 Student Academy Awards for Oscar consideration.  

Animation Block Headline News

Animation Block Announces ABP 2014 Lineup

This summer’s edition of ABP includes a free outdoor show on Opening Night, special programs from Animation Breakdown Roundup and Titmouse 5 Second Day, and a 35mm screening of the classic film ‘Space Jam.’

Marvel Entertainment Headline News

Marvel Teams with IMAX for First Look at ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: An IMAX 3D First Look features exclusive footage to be shown in 150 select IMAX theatre locations across North America on July 7.

Disney Headline News

Disney XD Launches ‘Grand Prix’ Racing-Game App

Beginning today fans can burn rubber as animated characters from popular Disney XD Shows ‘Phineas and Ferb,’ ‘Gravity Falls,’ ‘Mighty Med,’ ‘Kickin’ It,’ ‘Lab Rats,’ ‘Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja’ and ‘Wander Over Yonder.’

preschool Headline News

‘Creative Galaxy’ Launching on Amazon Prime Instant Video

Amazon Prime Instant Video debuts the original preschool series ‘Creative Galaxy,’ from Blue’s Clues co-creator Angela Santomero, on Friday, June 27. 

Glen Keane Headline News

Animator Glen Keane Debuts New Short Film Project, ‘Duet,’ at Google I/O Conference

A celebration of life through the hand-drawn line, ‘Duet’ is the latest in a series of Google ATAP’s Spotlight Stories, interactive short films made exclusively for mobile devices.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Headline News

Academy Invites 271 New Members

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extends invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

Coolabi Headline News

Coolabi Opens ‘Scream Street’ for Production with Major Media Partners

International media group and rights owner Coolabi commences production on its brand new stop-motion animated series, ‘Scream Street,’ based on the popular book series by Tommy Donbavand.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon, Activision to Develop ‘Legend of Korra’ Console Game

Nickelodeon and Activision announce plans to develop and publish the first-ever video game inspired by the fan-favorite animated series, ‘The Legend of Korra,’ in conjunction with Platinum Games.

preschool Headline News

PBS KIDS Video App Launches on Android and Chromecast

Free app is Chromecast’s first children’s offering, making it easy for more families to stream full episodes and clips of PBS KIDS’ curriculum-based shows on increasingly varied platforms.

Nickeloedon Headline News

‘Legend of Korra’ Season Three Debuts This Friday

Nickelodeon premieres ‘The Legend of Korra Book 3: Change’ this Friday, June 27, with two back-to-back episodes – “A Breath of Fresh Air” and “Rebirth” followed by a special bonus episode, “The Earth Queen.”

preschool Headline News

Fred Rogers Co's ‘Peg + Cat’ Wins 3 Daytime Emmys

The Fred Rogers Company's animated series ‘Peg + Cat’ wins three Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, including “Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program, ” “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” and “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Production Design.”

Disney Headline News

Ben Kingsley is Bagheera in Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’

Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley is cast as the voice of Bagheera in Disney’s forthcoming live action/animation hybrid feature, ‘The Jungle Book,’ due in theaters October 9, 2015.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Headline News

Academy Announces New Rules for 87th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences updates regulations for how companies and individuals may market movies and achievements eligible for the 87th Academy Awards to Academy members.

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