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Headline News Box Office Report: Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Crosses $800 Million

Disney blockbuster Frozen continues to make headlines in its tenth week at the box office as it crosses the $800 million mark globally; animated family comedy The Nut Job nabs third place with $12.3 million.

Headline News Patrick Warburton to Host 41st Annual Annies

Patrick Warburton is set to host the 41st Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, at UCLA’s Royce Hall alongside presenters Mariska Hargitay, Cloris Leachman, Richard Dreyfuss and director Rob Minkoff.

Headline News Dustin Grella Brings Animation Hotline to Sundance

As part of his Animation Hotline project, New York-based animator and documentary filmmaker Dustin Grella joins this month’s Sundance Film Festival to animate hotline videos live throughout the course of the festival.

Headline News Disney Junior’s ‘Sheriff Callie’s Wild West’ Corrals Record Ratings

Disney Junior channel’s original series Sheriff Callie’s Wild West lassoes impressive ratings, ranking as TV’s number one program in the hour across the target preschooler demos.

Headline News NVIDIA Technology Powers Oscar-Nominated VFX Films

For the fifth consecutive year, every film nominated for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects is powered by NVIDIA technology, with NVIDIA GPUs playing an integral role in pipelines for WETA, Framestore, ILM and Pixomondo.

Headline News ‘Ratchet & Clark’ Heads to the European Film Market in Berlin

Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment partners with Cinema Management Group to take their new 3D CG animated feature Ratchet & Clank to the European Film Market in Berlin.

Headline News Kidscreen Summit Unveils Headline Speakers

Speakers at the 2014 Kidscreen Summit are announced, including Nickelodeon President of Content Development & Production Russell Hicks and DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Television Marjorie Cohn.

Headline News John Knoll, Paul Debevec to Present at SPARK [FWD]

SPARK FX and 3D [FWD] merge into SPARK [FWD], bringing together leading industry experts with professionals, students and film fans for a one of a kind, five-day event.

Headline News ‘LEGO Legends of Chima’ DVD Available Jan. 28

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the DVD release of Warner Bros. Animation’s LEGO Legends Of Chima: The Lion, The Crocodile And The Power Of The Chi Season 1 Part 1 on January 28, 2014.

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