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Writer and Director Jill Culton Talks ‘Abominable’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4:58pm

DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s just released US-China co-production shows animation’s true power to cross cultural boundaries with an entertaining, relatable and emotional story.

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Directors Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan Talk ‘The Addams Family’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:46am

Charles Addams’s iconic, subversively comedic family is back in MGM’s new animated feature, from the creative duo that brought us the raunchy, R-Rated romp, ‘Sausage Party.’

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Pixar’s First Intern, Scott Clark, Talks ‘Toy Story 4’ Challenges and Easter Eggs

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 3:12pm

With today’s 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD release, the film’s supervising animator sheds light on both humorous and touching hidden gems. 

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WATCH: Netflix Drops First Official Trailer and Images for Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 7, 2019 at 8:53am

With release of his long-awaited animated feature only a month away, renown director and ‘Despicable Me’ co-creators tells AWN, ‘The wait is almost over!’

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Kristine Belson Adds TV and Streaming to Her Role as Sony Pictures Animation President

Studio head's contract renewal expands her responsibilities to include production of animation for series and streaming. 

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Bill Plympton’s Feature Library Coming to Main Digital Platforms October 15

New HD transfers of ‘Hair High,’ ‘Mutant Aliens,’ and ‘I Married a Strange Person!’ among films Shout! Factory is making available for purchase or rental.

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DreamWorks’ ‘Marooned’ to Debut with ‘Abominable’ in Select LA and NY Theatres

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 2:41pm

Andrew Erekson’s CG-animated short, the latest release from the studio’s Shorts Program, takes a stylized look at the not too distant future. 

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New ‘Frozen 2’ Trailer Only Deepens the Mystery of Elsa’s Powers

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:07pm

While the voice that calls her may hold answers, the Queen’s journey of discovery puts her kingdom in peril in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming sequel to its 2013 smash hit, ‘Frozen,’ hitting theatres November 22.

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Sean Clarke Taking the Helm at Aardman

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:52am

On heels of studio’s recent transition to employee ownership, co-founder Dave Sproxton stepping down after 43 years as Managing Director.

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Films to Watch: Ottawa Animation Festival Competition Highlights

Many notable shorts and features standout in a competition artistic director Chris Robinson calls ‘weird, disorienting and divisive.’

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Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Makes ‘Significant’ Investment in Weta Digital

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

Billionaire philanthropist and entrepreneur, Facebook’s first president, partners with VFX pioneer to help fund studio’s growth.

Film Festival Events

The 49th Edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam Coming January 22 - February 2, 2020

Begins: January 22, 2019

IFFR returns to Rotterdam with its commitment to support and promote independent filmmaking by talented new artists.

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