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Headline News 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.

Headline News Guillermo del Toro Announces 'Pacific Rim’ Sequel, Series

In a message taped for fans, Guillermo del Toro announces that Pacific Rim 2 is officially in the works alongside a continuation of the comic-book series ‘Year Zero’ and a new animated series.

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.  

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.’

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.

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.’

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. 

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.

Headline News VFX House Hydraulx Launches Film Production Division

Based in Playa Vista, new facility offers 22,000 square feet, nine Red Epic cameras, QTake Video Assist System, four stereo rigs, extensive lens collection and DI projection theater.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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