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Illumination’s ‘Despicable Me 3’ Crosses $1 Billion at Global Box Office

Gru and crew push past DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Shrek’ franchise to make ‘Despicable Me’ the highest-grossing animated film franchise of all time. 

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Encounters Festival Announces 2017 Program

247 films selected to compete at Oscar-qualifying festival running September 19-24 with appearances by ‘The Red Turtle’ director Michael Dudok de Wit and Illumination Entertainment’s Pierre Coffin.

Annecy 2017 Headline News

Free Download: Special Annecy Edition of Animation World Magazine

Special print edition distributed at Annecy 2017 celebrates a year’s worth of creative excellence since industry professionals last gathered in France at the world’s largest and most prestigious film festival dedicated to the art of animation.

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Final Trailer Drops for Illumination’s ‘Despicable Me 3’

Third and final trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s forthcoming ‘Despicable Me 3’ shows Gru at loose ends in the wake of a disastrous encounter with mega-villain Balthazar Bratt.

Anncey 2017 Headline News

Illumination’s ‘Despicable Me 3’ To Premiere at Annecy 2017

World premiere of ‘Despicable Me 3’ to be held in Annecy on Wednesday, June 14th in English with French subtitles.

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New ‘Despicable Me 3’ Trailer Introduces Gru’s Twin Brother

First full-length trailer for the third movie in Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Despicable Me’ franchise introduces Gru’s richer and equally-evil twin brother, Dru.

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Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Sing’ Headed to Retail

Global animated musical hit and three new mini-movies arrive on Digital HD on March 3, and on Special Edition on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on March 21.

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TBS Greenlights Louis C.K.-Albert Brooks Animated Comedy ‘The Cops’

New comedy series co-created by the stars of Illumination Entertainment’s animated feature ‘Pets’ is set to debut in 2018.

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Nominations Announced for 53rd CAS Awards

Animated contenders for the Cinema Audio Society’s 53rd Annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing are ‘Finding Dory, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and ‘Zootopia.

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Illumination Unwraps Live Holiday Concert for ‘Sing’

YouTube Space LA, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures partner for ‘Sing Presents a Holiday Remix Live on YouTube’ concert; livestream begins at 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET.

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First Trailer Arrives for Illumination’s ‘Despicable Me 3’

New trailer introduces Balthazar Bratt, a former child star voiced by ‘South Park’ co-creator Trey Parker who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ’80s.

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Box Office Report: Disney’s ‘Moana’ Threepeats with $18.8 Million

Walt Disney Animation Studios feature tops the North American box office with $18.8 million; Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Sing’ rolls out to international territories ahead of its domestic debut.

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CLIP: Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’ Now Available on Blu-ray

Exclusive clip featuring supporting voice cast members Lake Bell (Chloe) and Bobby Moynihan (Mel) is part of nearly an hour of bonus content included in the home entertainment release of Illumination Entertainment’s animated hit. 

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New Character Portraits Unveiled for Illumination’s ‘Sing’

New character portraits for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday feature, ‘SING,’ unveiled ahead of the new film trailer set to be released next Wednesday.

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Dave Rosenbaum Joins Cinesite Animation as Chief Creative Officer

Former Illumination Entertainment vice president of talent to help grow the Montreal studio and harness a new phase of expansion, seeking out and cultivating new projects, artists, writers and directors.

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Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’ Crosses $400M Globally, Sets Sequel

Director Chris Renaud will return to direct ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ with co-writer Brian Lynch returning to write the screenplay.

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‘Despicable Me’ Co-Creator Sergio Pablos to Produce ‘Household Pests’ Feature

United Media Capital, Pigmental Studios and United Independents Group sign co-production deal for upcoming slate of animated and live-action features.

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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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