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call for entries Headline News

Call for Entries: MIFA Project Pitches

Deadline for submissions is February 7, 2021 - selected MIFA pitch projects receive unique opportunities with access to and meetings with key players in the animation sector; June 14-19 event will be run both online and in-person.

call for entries Headline News

48th Annual Annie Awards Now Open for Submissions

ASIFA-Hollywood issues call for entries; excellence in 10 production categories and 22 achievement categories, along with a number of honorary awards, will be recognized at April 16 virtual ceremony.

Supersized Superheroes Headline News

WarnerMedia to Release Six Superhero Films a Year

DC Films President Walter Hamada announces plans to release up to four high budget films in theatres, and two riskier films on HBO Max, each year starting in 2022, connecting the entire multiverse with multiple ‘offshoot’ series.

More DC Drama Headline News

‘Justice League’s Ray Fisher Removes Himself from DC Film Franchise

Actor calls out Warner Bros., citing DC Films president Walter Hamada as a ‘dangerous kind of enabler,’ effectively ending his career as Cyborg.

Business Headline News

Lost Marble Acquires Moho 2D Animation Software

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 9:37am

Company founded by the software program’s original creator and Cartoon Saloon’s supervisor of Moho animation will continue developing the technology used on films like ‘Wolfwalkers’ and ‘The Breadwinner.’

Podcasts Headline News

Podcast EP91: Arcana Founder Sean O'Reilly Reveals How He Built A 3D Film Studio from Scratch

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 12:20pm

The entertainment studio CEO discusses expanding from indie comic publishing into 3D feature film, TV series, and short film production.  

A New Dynamic Duo Headline News

Wonder Woman Will Return for a Third Film

On the heels of ‘Wonder Woman 1984’s successful release last week, Warner Bros. announces the next sequel in the planned superhero trilogy is a go from the dynamic Jenkins / Gadot duo, with Kristen Wiig possibly reprising her role as Cheetah.

SVOD Headline News

‘Fast & Furious: Spy Racers’ Season 3 Now Streaming on Netflix

Just when you thought Christmas was over, Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s brings you the third season of their hit animated series based on the ‘Fast & Furious’ live-action franchise.

Lessons Not Learned Headline News

Shia LaBeouf Not Joining the MCU Following Abuse Allegations

The ‘Transformers’ star’s career may be in jeopardy after a number of women, including FKA Twigs and Sia, allege physical, mental, verbal, and sexual abuse.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Ghibli’s ‘The Cat Returns’ and ‘Whisper of the Heart’ SteelBook Release Set

‘Spirited Away;’ ‘Castle in the Sky;’ ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service;’ ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind;’ ‘My Neighbor Totoro;’ and others.

Drama on the High Seas Headline News

Jared Leto May Join ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot

Disney's new ‘Pirates’ film boasts Margot Robbie at the helm, with DC’s most recent Joker rumored to reunite with his toxic ‘Suicide Squad’ partner on the high seas.

Drama Under the Sea Headline News

Amber Heard’s Role in ‘Aquaman 2’ Reportedly on Shaky Ground

Mera may be replaced by an entirely new lead female of color depending upon upcoming litigation results in actress’ legal fight against ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Anime Headline News

Crunchyroll Announces Winter 2021 Anime Season Slate

More than 30 series set to stream beginning early 2021; the new line-up promises a host of fan favorites, new and old, including Crunchyroll originals and exclusives.

Yay Another Pete Docter Film! ANIMATIONWorld

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Skillfully and Honestly Embraces Ethnic and Cultural Diversity

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 10:09am

Pete Docter and Kemp Powers’ animated gem, about a Black jazz musician’s reflection on his own life and what makes it worth living, premieres tomorrow, Christmas day, on Disney+.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Scooby-Doo the Sword and the Scoob’ Available February 23

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s new original animated film takes our fearless canine and the whole gang on a journey back in time to Medieval England; watch the trailer NOW!

Business Headline News

Shout! Studios Signs Exclusive Distribution Deal for ‘Dreambuilders’ Feature

Company snags North American rights to release the CGI animated family film across all major entertainment platforms and in all packaged media.

It’s the Batman! Headline News

Warner Bros. Drops First Look Images and Clip from ‘Batman: Soul of the Dragon’

The all-new DC Universe original animated film places Batman in the heart of the swinging ‘70s to face a deadly menace from his past; coming to Digital January 12 and 4K & Blu-ray January 26.

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