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Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit Back in Play

District Judge Lucy Koh rejects the requests of Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony and other Hollywood studios to dismiss claims the companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.

D23 EXPO 2015 Headline News

8 New Disney Legends to Be Honored at D23 Expo 2015

George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Susan Lucci, Andreas Deja and other remarkable contributors to be celebrated in a special awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday, August 14.

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Box Office Report: ‘Paddington’ Holds, ‘Strange Magic’ Dives

U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.

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New Featurette Dives in to the Making of ‘Strange Magic’

Inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream,’ new animated feature created and executive produced by George Lucas will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23.

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Disney, DreamWorks & Sony Hit with New, Consolidated Lawsuit

Three class-action lawsuits over anti-poaching and wage-fixing deals by Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and other animation studios have been consolidated into a single complaint under the jurisdiction of antitrust federal judge Lucy Koh.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

VES to Honor Ridley Scott with Lifetime Achievement Award

Previous winners of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award include James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, Ray Harryhausen, George Lucas, Robert Zemeckis, John Dykstra and Frank Marshall & Kathleen Kennedy.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Emails, Court Docs Show Sony Resisted Wage-Fixing Cartel

Emails and court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show that Sony Pictures Animation resisted efforts made by other studios to keep wages down.

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Court Docs Show Role of Pixar, DreamWorks in Wage-Fixing Cartel

Court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show the involvement of Hollywood studios, including Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Animation.