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Headline News HollyShorts Film Fest to Honor Bill Plympton with Indie Animation Icon Award

The King of Indie Animation set to debut his latest short film, ‘Footprints,’ during the festival’s Opening Night celebration along with footage from his latest feature, ‘Cheatin’.

Headline News Marvel Announces 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Animated Series

Marvel announces a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ cartoon series that will air on Disney XD, joining ‘Avengers Assemble,’ ‘Ultimate Spider-Man,’ and the channel's other Marvel animated series.

Headline News Disney Appoints New Asia Head Paul Candland

Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.

Headline News Disney XD Orders New Seasons of Marvel Animated Series

Disney XD orders a second season of its popular animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, ‘Marvel's Avengers Assemble and ‘Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.

Headline News Christopher Walken Joins Voice Cast of Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’

Academy Award winner Christopher Walken takes on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes, while Giancarlo Esposito is to voice Akela, the leader of the wolf pack.

Headline News SIGGRAPH 2014 Brings Indie Game Showcase to Vancouver

SIGGRAPH 2014 teams up with Media Indie Exchange to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, August12-14, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC.  

Headline News Imagineer Systems to Showcase mocha Pro 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

Visit Imagineer Systems at booth 817 for demos of the newly released mocha Pro 4 with advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows, Python scripting and more improved features.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Lucy’ Puts Brains over Brawn with $44M Debut

Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).

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