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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.

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.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

Visual Effects Society Names Chris Meledandri Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Oscar-nominated producer and Illumination CEO to be awarded at 17th Annual VES Awards on February 5.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Exclusive Clip: The Light & Dark of ‘Despicable Me 3’ Leads Gru and Dru

Illumination Entertainment’s third installment in the blockbuster ‘Despicable Me’ franchise arrives on Digital HD on November 21st and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on December 5th.

box office Headline News

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. 

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.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

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.

Women in Animation Headline News

WIA Voiceover Group Hosting Conversation with Laraine Newman February 28

Continuing series of ‘Inside the Actors Studio’-style interviews with notable female voice actors hosted by Amy Ulrich to feature Emmy and Annie Award-nominated performer.

Cinesite Animation Headline News

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.

box office Headline News

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.

box office Headline News

Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Crosses $1 Billion Globally

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia’ crosses the $1 billion mark this past weekend, becoming the fourth animated feature ever to cross the $1 billion threshold behind ‘Frozen, ‘Minions’ and ‘Toy Story 3.’

London Events

London Feature Animation Workshops

Begins: June 3, 2016

Minions

 

Who: Kyle Balda co- director of Minions and The Lorax, Illumination Studios

Andrew GordonDirecting Animator, Pixar.  

Over 50 years of experience between t

What: A two day Directing for Animation Masterclass.  Everything from the fundamentals of animating character to best practice for feature direction.  These are going to be two highly interactive days full of practical exercises and lectures.hem.

Where:  The University of Greenwich – King William Building

When: 3rd, 4th June

Why: To give you the benefit of skills, techniques, insights and lessons learnt from working with two of the world’s leading studios.
This class is a rare opportunity that is unlikely to be repeated due to the hectic schedules of our presenters.
Don't miss your  chance to learn the industry best practise in all aspects of animating and directing.

 

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

The Cat is Out of the Bag in New Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

New, full-length trailer unveils plot details for the forthcoming CG-animated comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures starring comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart.

Google Headline News

Google Pulls Minions Mic Drop April Fool’s Gag

Google kills off its Mic Drop feature, which added a ‘Send Mic Drop’ button to Gmail, allowing users to add an animated GIF of one of Illumination Entertainment’s Minions dropping a microphone to their emails.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

New Trailer Unveiled for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

New trailer for the newest animated feature forthcoming from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures outlines an oddball-buddy plot.

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