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Things That Go Bump in the Night VFXWorld

The Grotesque Beauty of ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities’

VFX Supervisor Dennis Berardi dishes on the show’s signature production of ghouls, critters, an octopus, a blob monster, a six-foot long queen rat, and a lady made out of beauty lotion – 2,000 visual effects shots all totaled - in the horror anthology series now streaming on Netflix.

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Annecy Festival Goes Big for 2023

Wait… we get to spend another day by the lake you say? This year’s event will kick off a day earlier, on Sunday, June 11, for 7 full days dedicated to the art of animation; Guillermo del Toro announced this year’s spotlight on Mexican Animation.

A Unique Descent into Madness ANIMATIONWorld

Phil Tippett’s Tortured Pursuit of ‘Mad God,’ His Dystopic Stop-Motion Epic

The Oscar-winning special effects and animation legend discusses his 30-year hero’s journey to finally finish a very personal and awesomely dark descent into cinematic madness.

A Wooden Boy’s Spiritual Rite of Passage ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’ - A Fable for the Modern Age

The Oscar-winning director’s timely masterpiece about a father and son finally united in the simple knowledge, and unconditional acceptance, that each of them is who he is, reminds us that acceptance of diversity is vitally important, perhaps more now than ever before.

The Wooden Boy Returns ANIMATIONWorld

‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’: The First Puppet of His Kind

For Georgina Hayns, the highly anticipated film’s puppets creative supervisor and director of character fabrication, using metal 3D printers pushed the famed wooden boy’s material boundaries in ways never done in stop-motion.

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Phil Tippett's ‘Mad God’ Now on DVD and SteelBook DVD/Blu-ray

The legendary filmmaker's award-winning stop-motion animated horror movie takes viewers on a journey through a forbidding world of tortured souls, decrepit bunkers, and wretched monstrosities; bonus features include director commentary and a behind-the-scenes montage and video photo gallery.

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MPC Adds Key Hires to its Leadership Team

The Technicolor Creative Studio adds new leadership to increase reach across global VFX industry; Jean-Paul Burge named Global President, ex-Paramount Pictures exec Stephanie Allen joins as Executive in Charge - Client Services, and VFX industry veteran Chris Burn named Global Head of Production.

The Wooden Boy Returns Headline News

Netflix Drops Guillermo del Toro's 'Pinocchio’ Official Trailer

The hauntingly beautiful stop-motion reimaging of Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden marionette who is magically brought to life stars Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, and Cate Blanchett ; now showing in select theaters, the film streams December 9.

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Netflix Teases ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities’

The curated horror anthology from the acclaimed filmmaker debuts later this month with 2 themed episodes streaming daily for 4 nights; brand new motion art and debut dates tease fans, heightening anticipation for the series that’s coming soon, but not soon enough!

The Wooden Boy Returns Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio’ Poster

Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, and Cate Blanchett star in the stop-motion fantasy reimaging of Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden marionette who is magically brought to life; coming to the streamer and select theaters in December.

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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ Trailer is Just as Creepy as You Hoped

Netflix’s upcoming anthology series will debut later this month with a 4-day double episode ‘Netflix & Chills’ Halloween event.

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Netflix Sets Dates for ‘Pinocchio,’ Wendell & Wild’ and Other Feature Releases

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 8:23am

The streamer has both changed and finalized theatrical and streaming dates for its slate of animated films coming to audiences starting this October.

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Netflix Reveals Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ First Look

Famed filmmaker’s new curated collection of 8 genre-defining tales challenges traditional notions of horror with stories ranging from magical and gothic to grotesque and classically creepy; the anthology debuts on the streamer in October with a 4-day double episode event.

A Classic Reinvention Headline News

Netflix Drops Teaser Trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 6:57am

It’s every bit as beautiful as we’d imagined – the Oscar-winning director’s reinvention of Carlo Collodi's classic tale of the wooden marionette magically brought to life by the grieving woodcarver Geppetto comes to the streamer this December.

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Zareh Nalbandian Talks Animal Logic’s Sale to Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 22, 2022 at 2:49pm

The animation production company’s CEO and co-founder discusses the ‘Why now?’ and ‘What’s next?’ of the streaming giant’s surprise acquisition earlier this week of the studio he started more than 30 years ago.

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Netflix Shares Slew of Sneak Peeks at Annecy 2022

Guillermo del Toro, David Fincher, Henry Selick, and more joined the streamer’s Animation Showcase to rev the crowd, discuss their upcoming animated projects, and champion the power of the medium.

Tales of Indian Folklore Headline News

Reel FX’s Animated Feature ‘Diya’ Lands Director and Executive Producer

The project's folkloric elements have drawn early comparisons to ‘The Book of Life’ -- the studio's 2014 animated tale from director Jorge R. Gutiérrez and producer Guillermo del Toro.

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Netflix Axes More Animated Projects Amid Company Layoffs

The streamer has cancelled its plans to produce Ava DuVernay’s ‘Wings of Fire,’ as well as two children’s titles based on the works of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, while also laying off 150 staff primarily in its U.S. operations.

Jaegers and Kaiju Oh My! ANIMATIONWorld

Greg Johnson Talks ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ Final Season

The Netflix series’ co-creator, co-writer, and co-executive producer reflects on his show’s final set of episodes that honor Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim’ film franchise while telling compelling stories about new characters and their adventures in the world of Jaegers and Kaiju.

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Netflix Reveals ‘My Father’s Dragon’ Cast and First Look Image

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 8:02am

An all-star acting lineup joins Oscar-nominated director Nora Twomey’s upcoming animated feature about a young boy who runs away to rescue a young dragon.

Animation is a Medium Not a Genre Headline News

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Say Animation Isn’t Getting its Due in Hollywood

The Oscar-winning creative powerhouses penned an urgent op-ed on the Academy’s failure to treat animated features as seriously as their live-action counterparts.

Jaegers and Kaiju Oh My! Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ Season 2 Trailer

The streamer teases another look at the 2nd and final season of its anime series based on Legendary Entertainment and Guillermo del Toro’s popular ‘Pacific Rim’ film franchise; new episodes of Kaiju vs. Jaeger battles debut April 19.

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