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Born of Survivor’s Guilt ANIMATIONWorld

Makoto Shinkai Talks ‘Suzume’: ‘Don’t Give Up on Living’

The ‘Your Name’ and ‘Weathering with You’ director wants his new Annie Award-nominated film, about a young woman who finds herself opening a series of doors to disaster that take her on a mysterious journey, to inspire people impacted by tragedy to not give up hope. 

Who ya gonna call? Headline News

Sony Pictures Drops ‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’ Trailer

Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd return... along with the Spengler family... to the iconic NYC firehouse, teaming up as Ghostbusters to save their world from a second ice age; coming to theaters March 22.

Will You Survive… Until Dawn Headline News

David F. Sandberg to Helm ‘Until Dawn’ Feature Adaptation

The ‘Annabelle: Creation’ and ‘Shazam!’ director has boarded the film based on the PlayStation horror game ‘Until Dawn,’ being produced by Screen Gems and PlayStation Productions.

Masters of the Universe Headline News

‘Masters of the Universe’ Feature May Move to Amazon

Directors Adam and Aaron Nee’s live-action project, based on Mattel’s He-Man character, dropped by Netflix this past July after $30 million was spent in development, is rumored to be headed to Amazon MGM Studios, with lead Kyle Allen still attached.

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PXO to Run Sony Pictures’ LED Volume on Stage 7

SPE’s award-winning virtual production and VFX company assumes operation of the virtual production stage located on the historic Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City.

The Cat’s Meow Headline News

Sony Drops Official Trailer, Images for ‘The Garfield Movie’

Chris Pratt voices the world-famous, Monday-hating, lasagna-loving indoor cat, about to have a wild outdoor adventure when the 3DCG film pounces onto theaters May 24, 2024.

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

Crunchyroll Drops ‘The Concierge’ Trailer

The anime destination nabs North American rights to the new film based on Tsuchika Nishimura’s popular manga series; will compete at upcoming Animation Is Film festival in L.A. October 21 with wide release expected in 2024.

Leaders in Animation Headline News

‘Nimona,’ ‘Spider-Verse,’ and ‘Trolls Band Together’ Directors Among SCAD Fest Speakers

Powerhouse helmers Nick Bruno and Troy Quane; Joaquim Dos Santos, Justin K. Thompson and Kemp Powers; Jeff Rowe; Walt Dohrn; and Peter Sohn to talk at upcoming ‘Top Animators Contenders’ panel at the 26th Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival; event runs October 21-28.

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Digital Domain and PRG Announce Co-Branded Partnership

The entertainment leaders are teaming up to provide an all-in-one solution for high-end visual effects, holograms, virtual production, and content creation services.

In the Can? Headline News

Has Bad Bunny Stepped Away from Sony’s ‘El Muerto’?

The ‘Spider-Man’ spinoff following the son of a luchador set to inherit the ancestral superpowers of his bloodline may have lost its star after the film was scrubbed from the studio’s release calendar earlier this year.

The Road to Turin Headline News

ND Stevenson to Join ‘Nimona’ Directors at VIEW 2023

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 4:27pm

Author of New York Times best-selling graphic novel on which Netflix’s new 3DCG adventure is based will head to Turin along with Nick Bruno and Troy Quane to present their film in-person; the conference takes place October 15-20.

From Gamer to Racer! Headline News

Sony Pictures Drop New Trailer, Photos for ‘Gran Turismo’

Neill Blomkamp directs the high-octane film based on the true story of a teenage gamer whose skills ultimately made him a professional racecar driver, hitting theaters August 11.

The Road to Turin Headline News

‘Nimona’ Directors Head to VIEW 2023

Nick Bruno and Troy Quane are set to attend the upcoming conference in-person to present their new animated feature, now streaming on Netflix, based on the New York Times best-selling graphic novel by ND Stevenson; the VIEW Conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.

In the Can Headline News

Sony’s ‘El Muerto’ Scrubbed from Theatrical Release Calendar

The ‘Spider-Man’ spinoff starring Bad Bunny as the son of a luchador set to inherit the ancestral superpowers of his bloodline was originally set to release theatrically on January 12, 2024.

Sometimes Asking Others for Help Takes the Courage of a Superhero Headline News

‘The Spider Within: A Spider-Verse Story’ Animated Short Debuts at Annecy 2023

Sony Pictures Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks’ ‘LENS’ program cohort took the stage today in front of a packed Petite Salle crowd for the world premiere of their new film, set within the ‘Spider-Verse’ world; program provides candidates from underrepresented groups an opportunity to produce their own film while gaining valuable leadership experience.

From Gamer to Racer! Headline News

New Trailer and Poster Drop for Neil Blomkamp’s ‘Gran Turismo’

The high-octane film, based on the true story of a teenage gamer whose skills ultimately made him a professional racecar driver, screeches into theaters August 11.

Born of Survivor’s Guilt ANIMATIONWorld

How ‘Suzume’ Reflects the Japanese Culture of Self-Sacrifice and Conformity

Actor Nichole Sakura, who voices the film’s titular character, shares how summers spent as a kid in Japan provided unique insight into her role, and helping write the English dub, on Makoto Shinkai’s latest film, born of his survivor’s guilt having lived through the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.

Studio Milestones Headline News

Mainframe Studios Celebrates 30 Years of Animation

Studio milestones include creating and producing the first fully-CG TV series ‘Reboot’ and the first large-scale toon shaded CG series ‘Spider-Man: The New Animated Series.’

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

8 Scientific and Technical Achievements to be Honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards

19 individuals to be awarded at upcoming February 24, 2023 ceremony at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures; Iain Neil will receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Award for extraordinary technological contributions.

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Long-Time Disney Exec Angi Dyste Joins DNEG Animation

Bringing 25+ years’ experience in animation and kids’ programming, the industry veteran assumes the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Episodic; the appointment comes as the studio increases its focus on TV and feature animation.

Buckle Up! Headline News

Sony Drops ‘Gran Turismo’ Sneak Peek

Fans at CES 2023 buckled up for an exclusive look at the highly anticipated film based on the true story of a teenage player of the titular game who went on to become a pro racecar driver; starring David Harbour, Archie Madekwe, Darren Barnet, and Orlando Bloom, the film hits theaters this summer.

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