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First Full-Length Trailer for Blue Sky’s ‘Ferdinand’ Arrives

Inspired by the beloved book ‘The Story of Ferdinand’ by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, the forthcoming CG-animated feature from director Carlos Saldanha charges into theaters on December 15.

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

John Cho and Leslie Mann Hosting Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

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Disney Makes $100 Million Settlement with Animation Workers in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed workers in December 2014 on behalf of animation and VFX workers covers Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Two Pic MC, formerly known as ImageMovers.

Awards Headline News

Academy Announces 18 Sci-Tech Awards

Blue Sky, Chaos Group, ILM, ImageMovers, Solid Angle, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and more to be recognized at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11.

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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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Blur Bolsters Technology & Creative Capabilities with New Talent

Character effects supervisor Eric Maurer and asset supervisor Oded Raz to bolster studio’s leadership team as the company gears up for the next round of feature work by Blur co-founder and ‘Deadpool’ director Tim Miller.

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DreamWorks Animation Makes $50 Million Settlement in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Comcast-owned studio reaches a settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed in December 2014 claiming it and other Hollywood studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.

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Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’ Bites Off Massive $103.2M Debut

Fifth Illumination Entertainment-Universal collaboration dominates the weekend box office, racking up a massive $103.2 million with the first new franchise of the summer.

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Disney, DreamWorks Animation Appealing Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

New petition raises questions about the statute of limitations for the class-action lawsuit alleging that studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists via non-poaching agreements.

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WATCH: Blue Sky Studios' Steve Martino Talks 'The Peanuts Movie' Challenges at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 1:52am

'The Peanuts Movie' director Steve Martino discusses the creative and production challenges he faced making the studio's hit animated feature.

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Sony Joins Blue Sky in Settlement of Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Sony and other studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists via non-poaching agreements will see a payout of roughly $13 million to the initial plaintiffs and other class members.

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Blue Sky Reaches Settlement in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Settlement provides for a cash payment of almost $6 million, with $10,000 for each of the named plaintiffs; hearing on the proposed settlement is scheduled for June 16.

FMX Headline News

FMX 2016 Spotlighting Oscar Winner ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR Experience and More

Filmakademie graduate and Disney/Pixar Character TD Tanja Krampfert discusses the creation of Joy in ‘Inside Out,’ while DoP Patrick Lin illuminates the special camera set-up designed to parallel the main character’s emotional journey.

Television Headline News

‘Ice Age’ Easter Special Migrating to FOX Television

FOX puts a prehistoric spin on the world’s first Easter egg hunt in the all-new animated special ‘Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade’ on Sunday, March 20; exclusive sneak peek at all-new animated feature film ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ to air during special.

Awards Headline News

73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards: The Nominees React

Filmmakers Steve Martino, Richard Starzak, Mark Burton, Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson, Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera, Pete Sohn and Denise Ream react to the news of the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Award nominations.

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HFPA Announces Nominations for 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Paramount Pictures and Starburns Industries’ ‘Anomalisa,’ Disney and Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘Inside Out,’ 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature.

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