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Chris Appelhans Talks ‘Wish Dragon’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 11, 2021 at 3:07pm

The writer and director discusses his captivating tale of a cynical, all-powerful dragon joining forces with a humble Chinese student, and how an unforgiving budget and his own naiveté almost derailed him more than once.

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‘Wish Dragon’ Opens with $7.15 Million at China Box Office

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 22, 2021 at 2:49pm

The Sony Pictures Animation animated adventure, set to premiere later this year on Netflix, is Chinese studio Base Animation’s first original feature; movie tells the story of a working-class student and a cynical dragon in pursuit of a long-lost friend.

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Base FX Enters Risky Chinese Animated Feature Arena with ‘Wish Dragon’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 5, 2016 at 12:05pm

Director Chris Appelhans bucks conventional industry “wisdom” by choosing VFX powerhouse as partner for first foray into crowded and uncertain Chinese animated feature film market.

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ILM to Launch London Effects Facility

Industrial Light & Magic prepares to launch a new feature visual effects facility in central London with plans to serve as the base of operations for Star Wars Episode VII in addition to other feature productions.