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Gnosis to Produce Will Vinton's Animated Feature, 'The Quest'

Los Angeles-based Gnosis Moving Pictures announces the production of its first animated feature, The Quest, an absurdist look at outer space meant for all ages and featuring the voice of Monty Python alum John Cleese.

Motion Headline News

iPi Soft Helps Kia 'Take on Blake'

London design/animation studio We Are Formation turns to iPi Motion Capture to provide a layer of authenticity to Take On Blake, a Facebook game for automaker KIA’s Optima that allows players to create their own animated avatar and compete in a slam dunk contest against NBA star Blake Griffin.

Effects Headline News

ILM’s Roger Guyett to Speak at Italy’s VIEW Conference

VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.

Star Headline News

Disney’s 'Tomorrowland' Begins Filming in Vancouver

Principal photography has begun on Disney’s mystery adventure Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird and starring George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy and Thomas Robinson.

Million Headline News

Box Office Report: 'Despicable Me 2' Crosses $800M Globally

Animated ‘toons continue to make box office headlines around the world, led by Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2, which crossed the $800 million mark at the global box office this past weekend.

Henson Headline News

Jim Henson Co. Sells to Hulu Kids

The Jim Henson Company has launched online channel Jim Henson Family TV on Hulu Kids, with a total of 10 Henson series, including Fraggle Rock, are now available via ad-free Hulu Plus in the US.

Animation Headline News

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Animation Fest Celebrates 20 Years

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation returns to San Diego to celebrate its 20th anniversary; the festival kicks off Saturday, August 24 with a one-night-only opportunity to meet & greet Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi.

Film Headline News

Aardman Celebrates Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' 40th Anniversary

BBC Radio 2 taps Aardman Animations to create Dark Side, a three minute film to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.

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