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Creative Talent Network Animation Expo Returns to Burbank Nov. 17-19

CTNX 2017 puts the talent center stage with appearances by legendary animator Glen Keane and NBA star Kobe Bryant, Pixar director Pete Docter, internationally renowned artists Jordi Lafabre, Frank Pe and Tomer Hanuka, and more.

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Coming to a Theater Near You: Fall 2017 Animation Preview

From martial arts action-comedy ‘The LEGO Ninjago Movie’ to Pixar’s Día de los Muertos-themed ‘Coco’ and Blue Sky’s ‘Ferdinand,’ some of the year’s most highly anticipated animated features are heading into theaters this fall.

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Box Office: ‘The Nut Job 2’ Cracks Open Third Place Debut

Animated sequel following the 2014 independent animated hit produced by ToonBox Entertainment and Redrover earns worst debut ever for a film opening in more than 4,000 locations.

FUNimation Headline News

Sony to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Funimation CEO Gen Fukunaga to retain minority stake in the business valued at approximately $150 million, with a catalog that includes popular titles such as ‘Dragon Ball Z,’ ‘Cowboy Bebop,’ ‘One Piece,’ ‘My Hero Academia’ and ‘Attack on Titan.’

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Unwraps Teaser & Images for Director Timothy Reckart’s ‘The Star’

New teaser trailer for Oscar-nominated filmmaker’s feature debut will also appear in theaters Friday, July 28, with ‘The Emoji Movie.’

Animated TV Headline News

Technicolor Animation Productions Announces ‘Sly Cooper’ Animated Series

The new CG series is based on the best-selling PlayStation game franchise of the same name, representing a collaboration among Technicolor, Sony Interactive Entertainment and investment group PGS, and will be distributed for audiences around the world.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Unwraps New Poster for Genndy Tartakovsky Short, ‘Puppy!’

New CG-animated short from the director of ‘Samurai Jack’ and the ‘Hotel Transylvania’ franchise to play in theaters ahead of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Emoji Movie.’

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

VIDEO: Bringing the 2D Aesthetic of Peyo to the CG World of ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

In a new video available exclusively on AWN, Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX supervisor Mike Ford details the efforts that went into translating the 2D aesthetic of Smurfs creator Peyo to the 3D world of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village.’

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Box Office Report: ‘Boss Baby’ Reigns, ‘Your Name’ Sees $1.6M U.S. Debut

DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox’s ‘The Boss Baby’ tops the domestic box office for the second consecutive week, earning $26.4 million; Funimation release ‘Your Name’ makes $1.6 million domestic debut.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Latest Trailer for Sony’s ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ A Workout for the Eyes

Brand-new trailer and clips from Sony’s forthcoming Smurf adventure showcase exotic, bioluminescent flora and fauna, and a tribe of kick-ass, suspiciously Smurf-like natives.

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Genndy Tartakovsky and the Return to ‘Samurai Jack’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:07pm

AWN editor-in-chief Dan Sarto sits down with celebrated animation director Genndy Tartakovsky to discuss his roller-coaster ride at Sony, the shifting landscape of television animation production, and the return of a beloved TV property.

Cartoon Network Headline News

First Look: ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Series Set for March 6 Premiere

New Cartoon Network series based on the critically-acclaimed blockbuster film franchise from Sony Pictures Animation is produced by DHX Media and SPA in association with Corus Entertainment.

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Headline News

First Look: Second Season of ‘SuperMansion’ Premieres on Crackle Feb. 16.

Emmy-nominated stop-motion animated series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is created and produced by Matthew Senreich and Zeb Wells of ‘Robot Chicken’ fame.

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Trailer: Stoopid Buddy’s ‘Buddy Thunderstruck’ Headed to Netflix

Forthcoming kids series created by American Greetings Entertainment in collaboration with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios premieres on Netflix on March 10th.

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

John Cho and Leslie Mann Hosting Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

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Disney Makes $100 Million Settlement with Animation Workers in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed workers in December 2014 on behalf of animation and VFX workers covers Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Two Pic MC, formerly known as ImageMovers.

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