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Headline News Adobe Announces $1M Scholarship Fund

The Adobe Foundation announced it is committing one million dollars to establish the Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarships – a new global initiative intended to unlock the creative potential of students.

Headline News Hasbro Posts First Quarter Loss on Toy Sales

Toy giant Hasbro posted a first-quarter loss as the company’s U.S. and Canadian sales declined 16 percent, masking across-the-board growth abroad, particularly by Latin America.

Headline News Box Office Report: 'Think Like a Man' Topples 'Hunger Games'

Ensemble comedy “Think Like a Man,” adapted from Steve Harvey's best-selling advice book “Act Like a Lady”, gets bragging rights to being the film to topple Lionsgate's blockbuster “The Hunger Games,” which has now grossed $357 million domestically.

Headline News Rich Ross Steps Down as Disney Chair

Rich Ross resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios on Friday, his surprise exit bookended between the company's recent $200 million loss from “John Carter” and the forthcoming box office and other ancillary earnings from Marvel's “The Avengers.”

Headline News Ottawa Animation Fest Unveils 2012 Lineup

Organizers of the Ottawa International Animation Festival have unveiled the lineup for the 2012 edition of the festival, along with poster art from Koji Yamamura, winner of the 2007 grand prize for his film “A Country Doctor.”

Headline News Stoopid Monkey Releases Mobile App

Stoopid Monkey, founded by Emmy-winning Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, and Bare Tree Media have teamed up to create the first branded mobile app for internet sensation Stoopid Monkey.

Headline News VFX Artists to Hold Culver City Union Meeting

In a campaign to change working conditions for VFX artists at Sony Pictures Imageworks, a group calling itself SpiUnion will hold a lunchtime meeting in Culver City on Friday with officials from the Animation Guild and its union parent IATSE.

Headline News Foundry Announces HIERO for Windows

Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced a new Beta version of HIERO, which allows users to download and trial the software on the Windows operating system.

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