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Chris Miller Signs on to Direct Untitled ‘Smurfs’ Animated Musical

The official announcement will be made June 16 at a special Nickelodeon and Paramount Animation presentation at Annecy 2022; the animated musical is slated for a  December 2024 release.

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VIEW Conference Presents: Five Oscar Contenders for Best Animated Feature

Join the free March 4 online 'PreVIEW' conversation with 12 acclaimed directors and producers behind this year’s Oscar nomination line-up.

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SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2021 Schedule Announced

Phil Lord and Chris Miller to be honored for Outstanding Achievement in Animation for ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines;’ hybrid event runs in-person and virtually October 23-30

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VIEW Conference 2021 Reveals New Speakers

Kirk DeMicco, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Tim Miller, and Everett Downing Jr. join growing list of industry leaders and experts who will lead a variety of sessions at Italy’s premiere animation, VFX and CG conference, taking place online and in-person October 17-22; early bird tickets are now on sale.

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WIA Spotlights Mentorship Successes with New Case Studies Release

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:49pm

Written by former AWN editor-in-chief Jennifer Wolfe, the detailed profiles share valuable and important insight into the Women in Animation initiative that continues to support and inspire the careers of numerous mentees.

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‘Togather’ Named Grand Winner of ‘Sony Talent League by THU’

Winning project is a platform that allows sharing of custom digital brushes inspired by real-life objects; finalists include a fantasy role-playing game ‘Kawia's Adventure’ and ‘Icebreakers,’ a VR comic that invites individuals to step into the panels of a pirate adventure.

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HBO Max Reveals 4 Adult Animated Original Series in Development

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 11:27am

Streamer shares images and synopsis of new projects, part of an aggressive animation programming expansion that includes orders for ‘Clone High,’ ‘Velma,’ and ‘Fired on Mars’ as well as a two season ‘Close Enough’ renewal also announced today.

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HBO Max Order 2 Season Renewal of JG Quintel’s ‘Close Enough’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10:32am

Watch the new Season 2 trailer for the Emmy Award-winning ‘Regular Show’ creator’s animated comedy; new season starts streaming February 25.

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HBO Max Orders ‘Clone High,’ ‘Velma,’ and ‘Fired on Mars’ Adult Comedies

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 9:54am

New animated series underway with Phil Lord, Chris Miller, and Bill Lawrence; Mindy Kaling; and Pete Davidson executive producing.

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Lord, Miller, and Ramsey to Mentor The Sony Talent League by THU Challenge Winners

Oscar-winning filmmakers Phil Lord, Chris Miller, and Peter Ramsey have joined the panel of mentors for THU’s new challenge to discover the next generation of creative minds in digital entertainment; submission deadline is October 19.

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Re-Imagine ‘Clone High’ with MTV

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:32am

Oscar-winning pair reuniting with series co-creator Bill Lawrence and writer Erica Rivinoja to develop new episodes based on iconic animated emo culture satire that originally aired in 2002.

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Lord & Miller Ink 9-Figure Production Deal with Sony Pictures TV

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 29, 2019 at 2:58pm

Duo behind Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,’ and ’21 Jump Street’ leave 20th Century Fox Television for new five-year deal.

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91st Oscars: ‘Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Bao’ Win Academy Awards

‘First Man’ wins Oscar for Best Visual Effects; ‘Black Panther’ wins three awards including Costume Design, Production Design & Original Score.

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WATCH: DreamWorks Animation Releases ‘Bird Karma,’ ‘Bilby’ Shorts Online

The first two projects to emerge from DWA’s shorts program, Oscar-shortlisted films showcase the breadth and depth of talent and technology the studio wields.

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VIDEO: DreamWorks Animation Short ‘Bilby’ A Testing Ground for New Production Tools

Directors Pierre Perifel, JP Sans and Liron Topaz delve into the making of their CG-animated short ‘Bilby’ -- including the use of the studio’s new Moonray light rendering engine -- in a new exclusive video and accompanying Q&A.

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Miles Flails Through Web-Swinging 101 in New ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Clip

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 2:48pm

Reluctant mentor Peter Parker and his bumbling protégé barely escape with their lives in latest look at Sony’s upcoming animated comic-adventure.

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Marci Proietto Named Exec Vice President of Animation at 20th Century Fox TV

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 3:58pm

26-year studio veteran will oversee all creative and production on ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘Family Guy’ as well as all new animated series development.

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WATCH: Spider-Ham Revealed in New ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 12:12pm

John Mulaney’s hilarious Peter Porker is one of six Spideys sharing screen time in latest preview of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller animated feature being released by Sony December 14.

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Sony Bringing ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ to New York Comic Con

Panel will promote studio’s highly anticipated animated take on an alternate universe separate from the MCU that swings into theatres December 14.

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Reel FX Recruits Chris Miller To Direct Untitled Wish Project

Oscar-nominated ‘Puss n’ Boots’ and ‘Shrek the Third’ director to helm upcoming original feature that takes place in both the real world and a world of mythical creatures.

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How ILM Animated Rio, L3, and the Space Creature from ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Industrial Light & Magic employs its traditional hybrid approach to combining practical and CG effects for grounded performances.

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GLAS Animation Festival Brings the Spirit of Independent Animation to the West Coast

GLAS Animation director Jeanette Bonds discusses the evolution of the fledgling festival as it enters its third edition with a powerhouse lineup including special guests David OReilly, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Ruth Lingford, Réka Bucsi, Boris Labbé and more.

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GLAS Animation Festival Unveils 2018 Trailer

Highlights of GLAS 2018 include a conversation with ‘Everything’ creator David OReilly, along with special guests Phil Lord and Chris Miller, retrospective screenings of work from Ruth Lingford, Réka Bucsi and Boris Labbé, and a closer look at director Jorge Gutierrez’s VR short for Google Spotlight Stories, ‘Son of Jaguar.’

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