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Amusement Parks Headline News

Universal Studios Hollywood Launching ‘The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!’

All-star ensemble cast of ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ reprise their roles for immersive state-of-the-art ride, opening Spring 2020. 

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Peanuts 70th Anniversary Holiday Collection Limited Edition’ Out October 1

From Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, the Blu-ray collection features three holiday specials, six additional specials and brand-new bonus content.

People Headline News

Sean Clarke Taking the Helm at Aardman

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:52am

On heels of studio’s recent transition to employee ownership, co-founder Dave Sproxton stepping down after 43 years as Managing Director.

Method Studios Headline News

Eric Brevig Joins Method Studios as Senior VFX Supervisor & Creative Director

Academy Award-winning VFX industry veteran has contributed to more than 30 feature films, including blockbuster hits ‘Men in Black,’ ‘Pearl Harbor,’ ‘Hook’ and ‘The Maze Runner.’

In Passing Headline News

Disney Animation Archive Founder Dave Smith Passes at 78

Named a Disney Legend in 2007, chief archivist dedicated his four-decade career at the studio to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks and beyond.

In Passing Headline News

‘Quintessential Imagineer’ Scott Watson Dies in Plane Crash

Disney Imagineering CTO remembered for his numerous technical achievements and contributions to popular theme park attractions during his nearly 30-year tenure at the company.

theme parks Headline News

Universal Details Immersive ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Attraction

Interior projection mapping and seats that swivel with the story mark the new attraction, housed in the new DreamWorks Theatre, opening June 15 at the theme park in Hollywood.

Disney Headline News

Disney Creates Direct-to-Consumer Unit to Oversee Streaming

Kevin Mayer, who oversaw the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox, will lead the new division.

SIGGRAPH 2016 Headline News

Chaos Group Announces Blockbuster Lineup for V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2016

Fourth annual event offers exclusive behind-the-scenes look at VFX for hit films, games and television; sneak peek at live VR rendering tech.

theme parks Headline News

Disney Announces TV Special for Grand Opening Celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort

Spectacular one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort to be presented as special telecast, Thursday, June 16 on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD.

theme parks Headline News

New Details Unveiled for Cartoon Network Theme Park in Dubai

‘Ben 10,’ ‘Adventure Time’ and ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ to be brought to life through thrilling rides and entertainment; park’s official opening confirmed for August 15, 2016.

The Walt Disney Company Headline News

Disney COO Tom Staggs Exiting in May

Disney board to ‘broaden the scope of its succession planning process to identify and evaluate a robust slate of candidates for consideration’ to replace CEO Bob Iger, whose contract ends in June 2018.

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