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Headline News ‘Frozen’ Special to Reveal New Chapter

Special airing Sept. 2 offers an exclusive look at the origins and evolution of the Academy Award-winning film along with a preview of Anna, Elsa and Kristoff on an upcoming episode of ABC series ‘Once Upon a Time.’

Headline News ‘X-Men’ Writers Join Looney Tunes-Inspired ‘Acme’ Feature

Warner Bros. hires ‘X-Men: First Class’ scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz to write the untitled ‘Acme’ CG/live-action hybrid movie with Glenn Ficarra and John Requa in early negotiations to direct.

Headline News ‘Frozen’ Director Jennifer Lee to Adapt ‘Wrinkle in Time’ for Disney

The writer and co-director of Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is set to tackle the adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book, ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’

Blogs 15 VITAL WRITING TOOLS FOR THE SCREENWRITER

Other than screenwriting software, all of the writing tools you need are available for free online. Here are the tools I use almost every day while I write or do the business of writing...

Headline News Power Rangers' Movie Recruits 'X-Men' Writers

The upcoming Power Rangers movie from Lionsgate and rights holder Saban Brands will be scripted by ‘X-Men: First Class’ writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz; Roberto Orci boards the project as executive producer.

Headline News Sony Announces Hybrid Stop-Motion ‘Superbago’ Feature

Sony Pictures Animation confirms a new stop motion/live action hybrid feature project, ‘Superbago,’ to be directed by John Harvatine and Eric Towner of ‘Robot Chicken’ fame.

Blogs FINAL DRAFT 9 REVIEW

Final Draft 9 was released earlier this year. I have now used it for the past 5 months and gotten pretty familiar with some of the new features. So I figured it’s time I gave it a review.

Headline News DreamWorks Animation Alums Launch Monkey’s Uncle

Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.

Events Story & Animation Masterclass - Chicago, IL

By VanArts | Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 2:34pm
Begins: August 22, 2014

VanArts presents a masterclass in Story Development & Animation, taught by artists from Pixar Animation Studios.

Blogs HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT SERIES PITCH (PART 2: THE PERFECT CONCEPT)

In Part 1 I explained how I pitched one series with $13,000 worth of artwork and another with two sentences on the fly, and I sold the two sentences. But why did my two-sentences sell? What was it about the concept? What made it so good? ...

Events Story, Character & Animation Masterclass - London, UK

By VanArts | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 6:02pm
Begins: August 8, 2014

VanArts presents a masterclass in Story Development, Character Design & Animation, taught by artists from Pixar Animation Studios.

Events Story, Character & Animation Masterclass - Paris, France

By VanArts | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 5:47pm
Begins: August 1, 2014

VanArts presents a masterclass in Story Development, Character Design & Animation, taught by artists from Pixar Animation Studios.

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