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Women in Animation Headline News

WIA Announces Women in Animation Virtual Summit Program for Annecy 2020 Online

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:48am

Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

New ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ and ‘Sing 2’ Release Dates Set

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 10:44am

As part of Universal’s latest theatrical release schedule shuffle, ‘Minions’ sequel is pushed to July 2, 2021; ‘Sing’ sequel moved to December 22, 2021.

diversity and inclusion Headline News

There’s Still Time! Universal Animation Writers Program Submission Deadline is January 17

Entries are still being accepted for studio’s first-of-its kind paid writing program.

diversity and inclusion Headline News

Universal Extends Animation Writers Program Submission Deadline to January 17

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 6, 2019 at 9:42am

Entries for studio’s first-of-its-kind paid writing program, which combines both TV and film content development, now being excepted through January 17, 2020.

diversity and inclusion Headline News

Universal Launches Animation Writers Program

Submissions now being accepted for Global Talent Development & Inclusion department’s first-of-its-kind paid writing program that combines both TV and film content development.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ Available Now on Digital and August 27 on Blu-Ray

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11:19am

Illumination’s star-studded animated comedy sequel, being released on Digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand, answers the question: What are your pets really doing when you’re not at home?  

Women in Animation Headline News

Women in Animation Summit Set for July 29 at SIGGRAPH 2019

Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

GIVEAWAY: Win a ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ Plush Toy Schwag Bag!

AWN is giving away one free goodie bag filled with fluffy critters like Gidget and Mel from the sequel to Illumination Entertainment’s 2016 hit animated comedy, ‘The Secret Life of Pets,’ now playing in theatres. 

People Headline News

Former Illumination Exec Amir Nasrabadi to Head DHX Media’s Vancouver Animation Studio

Industry veteran, with long stints at Illumination, Paramount Animation and DisneyToon Studios, is named executive vice president and general manager of the Canadian production house. 

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

WATCH: ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ Celebrates National Pets Day with New Trailer & Snapchat Lenses

Directed by Chris Renaud, Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ is in theaters on June 7.

BRIC Summit Headline News

First-Ever BRIC Summit Promotes Strategies to Change Representation in Hollywood

Sold-out inaugural 2019 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit gathers a diverse array of creative professionals and leaders in entertainment and technology to reinvent how the industry recruits, supports and nurtures talent.

Illumination Headline News

Chloe Schools Gidget on ‘Cattitude’ in New ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 1, 2019 at 6:11pm

Our fierce yet fluffy canine gets a crash course in all things feline in the latest trailer for this summer’s Illumination Entertainment sequel to their 2016 animated hit, ‘Secret Life of Pets.’

Jobs & Recruiting Headline News

Inaugural 2019 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit Set for February 9

First-ever all-day interactive summit aims to support the next generation of creative leaders and industry disrupters.

Home Entertainment Headline News

GIVEAWAY: ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch’ Arrives on Blu-ray February 5

Illumination and Universal Pictures’ heartwarming holiday tale, with bonus Minions and Max mini-movies, available now on digital download and via the digital movie app Movies Anywhere.

Short Films Headline News

How Collaboration Helped Bring Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Weekends’ to Life

Director Trevor Jimenez and production designer Chris Sasaki discuss their collaboration on the hand-animated, dialogue-free short film created as part of the Pixar co-op program.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Margie Cohn Appointed President, DreamWorks Animation

Chris deFaria to depart DWA following the global release of ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’; Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri to continue to act as senior advisor.

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