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Events Headline News

Brooke Keesling, Jorge Gutierrez to Host Academy’s Virtual ‘Art of Animation’ Workshop

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 11:46am

July 6 family-friendly online event includes special guests Pete Docter, Kendal Cronkhite-Shaindlin, Peter Ramsey, Pierre Coffin and Hyun-min Lee.

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

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. 

Festivals Headline News

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.

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.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

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.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

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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A Conversation with Kyle Balda: Bringing ‘Minions’ to the Big Screen

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 1:13pm

The co-director of Illumination Entertainment’s highly anticipated animated spin-off details the challenge of giving the loveable yellow sidekicks of ‘Despicable Me’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’ their own film.