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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Headline News

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.

lawsuits Headline News

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.

Entertainment One Headline News

eOne Announces New U.K. Broadcast & Licensing Partners for ‘PJ Masks’

Sony Pictures Television Networks channel Tiny Pop signs on as free-to-air broadcaster; master global toy line to be distributed by Flair’s Just Play division.

Genius Brands Headline News

Sony Takes Equity Stake in Genius Brands

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment takes an equity stake in the children’s global media company, expanding its distribution agreement to include the worldwide home entertainment marketing and distribution of the Genius catalog of brands.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Pictures Animation Details Upcoming Feature Slate

Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and Patrick Stewart join studio’s voice roster; animated films from Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and Lin-Manuel Miranda on the horizon.

Awards VFXWorld

2017 Academy VFX Bake-Off: Finding the Five Motion Picture Nominees

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:40pm

From fiery photorealistic oil rig disasters and fractal geometry-based inter-dimensional mind-bending psychic excursions, to a digitally recreated Carrie Fisher as young Princes Leia, this year’s crop of ten best visual effects productions presented at the Motion Picture Academy represent another reminder of the breadth, depth and range of creative artistry and talent within the industry.

Awards Headline News

Academy Announces 18 Sci-Tech Awards

Blue Sky, Chaos Group, ILM, ImageMovers, Solid Angle, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and more to be recognized at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Unveils New Trailer & Images from ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

Newest entry in the Columbia Pictures movie franchise from the director of ‘Shrek 2’ and ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’ is set for a worldwide release on March 31, 2017.

lawsuits Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Makes $50 Million Settlement in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Comcast-owned studio reaches a settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed in December 2014 claiming it and other Hollywood studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.

Visual Effects Headline News

IATSE Issues Open Letter to Help VFX Workers Fight ‘Untenable’ Working Conditions

IATSE opens invitation to former Arc Productions and Nitrogen Studios employees to help recover lost wages and meet with legal counsel.

Feature Animation Headline News

‘Sausage Party’ Animators Allege Unpaid & Uncredited Work

Contract workers at Vancouver-based Nitrogen Studios allege they were denied pay for overtime work, and, in many cases, denied credit for working on the film at all.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Angry Birds Movie’ Hatching Early on Digital HD

Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader and Peter Dinklage star in the $335 million global box office sensation ‘The Angry Birds Movie,’ hatching early on Digital July 29, on Blu-ray Combo Pack, 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack & DVD August 16.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Pictures Animation Announces 2017 & 2018 Slate

Projects include ‘Emojimovie: Express Yourself,’ faith-based film ‘The Star,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 3,’ animated ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Ghostbusters’ animated TV series.

lawsuits Headline News

Disney, DreamWorks Animation Appealing Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

New petition raises questions about the statute of limitations for the class-action lawsuit alleging that studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists via non-poaching agreements.

Sony Headline News

WATCH: Sony Drops Trailer for ‘Angry Birds Movie’s ‘Hatchlings’ Short

New animated short directed by John Rice, ‘The Early Hatchling Gets the Worm,’ to screen in select theaters ahead of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ this weekend.

Sony Headline News

Sony’s ‘Angry Birds Movie’ Powered by Dell & NVIDIA Technology

Dell and NVIDIA host technology and creative workflow panel at Sony Pictures Imageworks featuring VFX supervisor Danny Dimian and layout supervisor Steve Childers.

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