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Method Studios Brings VFX ‘Magic’ to Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches’

Using Unreal Engine-based virtual production tools, VFX supervisor Kevin Baillie helps the Oscar-winning director pre-shoot every live-action scene needing digital characters, including mice, chickens, and a cat.   

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Reimagined ‘My Little Pony G5’ and ‘Transformers: BotBots’ On the Way

Netflix and eOne's rebooted CG animated ‘My Little Pony’ movie and series, along with a 20-episode animated ‘Transformers’ comedy, will hit the streamer this fall.

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Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart Talk ‘Wolfwalkers’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 14, 2020 at 2:07pm

The directors of Cartoon Saloon’s stunning new animated feature discuss the film’s metaphorical look at Ireland’s wolves and folklore extinctions, tempering new ideas with old wisdom, and their ongoing love of hand-drawn 2D animation.

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Taika Waititi Taking on Two ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Series at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 9:32am

Academy Award-winning ‘Jojo Rabbit’ director will write, direct and executive product two original animated series based on the world and characters of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book.

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Netflix Announces Slate of Roald Dahl Adaptations

Streaming giant to reimagine and extend some of the world’s most beloved stories including ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ ‘Matilda,’ ‘The BFG,’ ‘The Twits,’ and more.

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Magic Light’s ‘Revolting Rhymes’ Top Toon at BAFTA Kids Awards

Blue Zoo Animation earns Independent Production Company honor, while ‘Hey Duggee’ wins preschool animation category.

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Chinese Government Bans ‘Peppa Pig’ in Children’s Book Crackdown

Beloved British book series part of a government crackdown against an influx of Western ideology that also includes the Harry Potter books and Roald Dahl’s ‘James and the Giant Peach.’

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NYICFF Announces 2017 Opening Weekend Lineup

New York International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 20th Anniversary run February 24 – March 19 with an opening weekend lineup including ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Your Name.’

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Disney Releases New Trailer for ‘The BFG’

Leading up to the film’s gala screening at Cannes, Disney unveils a new trailer and poster for Steven Spielberg’s fantasy-adventure film Based on the best-selling book by Roald Dahl.

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Disney’s ‘The BFG’ to Receive Gala Screening at Cannes

Fantasy-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg will screen out of competition at the Palais des Festivals as part of this year's festival, which runs May 11-22, ahead of its July 1, 2016 release date.

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