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Behind ‘Lost Ollie’s Endearing and Engaging Floppy-Eared Character Design

For series creator and executive producer Shannon Tindle, the show’s toys, living alongside live-action human characters, must be believable, experiencing hardship and pain as well as joy and fun.

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Jetpack Inks Deals to Distribute Large Animated Show Library Across Europe

Global kids and family content distributor bringing 760 half hours of character-driven, animated and mixed content to broadcast partners such as UK’s BBC Children, Norway’s NRK, IFC Media in the Czech Republic and TV Joj in Slovakia.

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Cinesite Nabs Majority Stake in FX3X

The VFX/animation company’s latest acquisition significantly increases its talent roster and global capacity and follows recent additions of Canadian-based studios L’Atelier Animation and Squeeze Animation.

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Netflix Drops ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’ NSFW Trailer and Images

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 11:10am

Produced by ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ creator CD Projekt Red and Japanese animation house Studio Trigger, the anime series about a reckless street kid turned mercenary outlaw hits the streamer next month.

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Apple TV+ Reveals Fall Kids and Family Animation Slate

New and returning series coming to the streamer's lineup include ‘Sago Mini Friends,’ ‘Slumberkins’, ‘Interrupting Chicken’ and more classics with the Peanuts gang from Mendelson/Melendez Productions and Peanuts Worldwide.

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Mike Judge and Greg Daniels’ Animated Comedy a Go at Peacock

‘Best Buds,’ from Caitie Delaney (‘Rick and Morty) and Caleb Hearon (‘Human Resources’), and executive produced by the ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ EPs, will be the streamer’s first adult animated series.

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Sphere Animation and BYUtv Team Up on ‘Saving Me’

The animated comedy adventure marks the first coloration between the Montreal-based animation studio and BYU Broadcasting; currently in production, the series debuts in October.

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Netflix Greenlights ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Fourth and Final Season

All good things must come to an end… but fans get one more season of the hugely popular series that will see the return of cast members Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya, and Colm Feore; Steve Blackman returns as writer, showrunner, director, and executive producer.

A Toy Must Find his Boy VFXWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘Lost Ollie’ – The Power of Memory

Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey’s new four-part live-action/animated series, based on William Joyce’s ‘Ollie’s Odyssey,’ reminds us that memories can be fun, but also filled with emotions - unreliable and often fragile - that can be heartwarming or haunting, and easily gone forever.

A Toy Must Find his Boy VFXWorld

Shannon Tindle and Peter Ramsey Talk ‘Lost Ollie’

The touching, visually stunning hybrid live-action/CG animated adaptation of Oscar winner William Joyce’s children’s book, about a lost toy braving danger as he searches the countryside for the boy who lost him, premieres today on Netflix.

Heading to the Cinema Headline News

GKIDS’ ‘Goodbye, Don Glees!’ Coming to Theaters in September

Hitting cinemas in the U.S. next month, the animated feature tells the story of 3 childhood friends who, over a summer, discover that life is leading them onto very different paths; tickets now on sale.

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It’s All About the Kugel in FOLKS’ ‘Umbrella Academy’ Season 3 VFX

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2:00pm

The visual effect studio creates the Kugelblitz, a pulsating orb that destroys everything in its path with increasing blasts of energy – the Kugel Wave - as well as a numerous ravens summoned from Sparrow Academy Number Three Fei’s body, in the hit dysfunctional superhero comedy adventure, now streaming on Netflix.

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Paramount+ Announces ‘Star Trek Day’ 2022

The 3rd annual livestream event celebrates all things ‘Star Trek’ featuring a full line-up of back-to-back conversations with cast members from across the storied franchise’s universe, announcements and reveals, and a tribute to Nichelle Nichols, coming in September.

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Netflix Drops Trailer for Tim Burton’s ‘Wednesday’

The famed director’s twisted series gives new life to the ghoulish ‘Addams Family’ clan while charting the supernaturally infused mystery of Morticia and Gomez Addams’ angsty daughter’s years at the Nevermore Academy; coming to the streamer this Fall.

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Milk VFX and Loud Minds Teaming-Up on ‘Surviving Earth’

Just commissioned NBC 8-part series will take a factual journey into prehistory with a broad range of digital environments, landscapes, and creatures; production kicks off production later this year with the show slated to stream on Peacock.

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Tubi Greenlights ‘Breaky Bear’ Animated Comedy

Joining the platform’s expanding adult animation slate comes a tale of three bears - drug dealers defending their turf from fracking with the help of their furry woodland friends; a release date for the show, animated by Bento Box Entertainment, has not been announced.

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Netflix Reveals Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ First Look

Famed filmmaker’s new curated collection of 8 genre-defining tales challenges traditional notions of horror with stories ranging from magical and gothic to grotesque and classically creepy; the anthology debuts on the streamer in October with a 4-day double episode event.

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Here’s the ‘Buzz’ on Aardman’s ‘Lloyd of the Flies’ Animated Series

The quirky, new comedy-adventure follows Lloyd B Fly, a housefly and middle child living at home with his family of 224; viewers will be introduced to the weird and wonderful world of insects when the show premieres next month on CITV.

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Netflix Shares ‘Lost Ollie’ Official Trailer and Key Art

The epic adventure of a lost toy who braves many dangers in search of the boy who lost him; the 4-part animated/live-action hybrid limited series finds its way to the streamer in August.

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RISE FX Shares ‘Ms. Marvel’ VFX Breakdown Reel and Images

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 1, 2022 at 2:58pm

German visual effects studio's highlight reel showcases their work on the new Marvel Studios and Disney+ series, including sonic blast weapons, smashing glass, and various ‘Hard Light’ and ‘embiggen’ effects.

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Disney+ Drops ‘Andor’ Trailer, Images, and New Release Date

The streamer returns to the Star Wars galaxy with new series takes place before the events of ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, when the rebellion against the Empire begins;’ originally slated for an August debut, the highly anticipated 3-episode launch has been pushed to September.

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Roland Emmerich to Direct ‘Those About to Die’ Gladiator Epic for Peacock

The mega-budget maven will adapt author Daniel Mannix’s non-fiction tome on ancient Rome as a dramatic series, which got a straight-to-series order from the streamer.

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Bruce Campbell Says ‘Evil Dead’ Animated Series Talks Have Begun

The big-chinned face of the horror franchise says he’s ready to voice an animated Ash, and offers some high praise for Lee Cronin’s upcoming film, ‘Evil Dead Rise.’

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