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The Annies are Coming! Headline News

Josh Gad, Matthew Rhys, and Philippa Soo to Present at 48th Virtual Annie Awards

Streaming live on April 16, the event honors overall excellence and achievement in 36 animation categories; presenters announced also include Eva Whittaker; composer Michael Giacchino; director Sergio Pablos; DreamWorks director Jill Culton; producer Nora Twomey; and the cast of the web series, ‘Critical Role.’

Virtual Events Headline News

View Conference and VFX Festival 2021 Present Kris Pearn ‘Art vs Story’ Discussion

Join a virtual conversation about the intersection of good/bad story and good/bad design with ‘The Willoughbys’ director and Escape Studios’ Saint John Walker.

Virtual Events Headline News

Next PreVIEW Set: ‘Animated Features Oscar Contenders – A Directors’ Discussion’

Join the free March 5 online conversation with leading animated feature film directors sharing insights into this year’s possible Oscar nomination line-up.

Business Headline News

Netflix Teams with Lupita Nyong’o on New Animated Musical ‘Sulwe’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 19, 2021 at 3:10pm

Based on the Oscar-winning ‘12 Years a Slave’ actress’ #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book of the same name, the film will tell a story about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.

Awards Headline News

BAFTA Releases Longlists for British Academy Film Awards 2021

New 2021 rules promote diversity in membership and voting; Pixar’s animated feature ‘Soul’ longlisted in five categories including Best Film, Animated Film, Special Visual Effects, Original Score, and Sound.

Awards Headline News

Academy Announces 27 Animated Features Eligible for Oscar Consideration

Members will vote to determine five nominees for best animated feature film award; films also qualify for other categories including best picture.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

‘The Magician’s Elephant’ Animated Feature Underway at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 10:11am

Streamer announces production has begun on film based on two-time Newberry Award winner Kate DiCamillo’s novel of the same name.

People Headline News

VIEW 2020 Debuts Meet the Masters: Nora Twomey–Kris Pearn in Conversation

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1:23pm

Leading international animation, VFX, and computer graphics conference continues its innovative virtual programming with new free industry leader talk series.

VIEW Conference Headline News

2nd Free Online PreVIEW Session Set with Directors Kris Pearn and Jorge Gutierrez

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 10:34am

On July 11, the award-winning directors of ‘The Willoughbys’ and ‘The Book of Life’ will discuss each other’s approaches to developing and directing animated features.

SVOD Headline News

Netflix Releases New Clip and Free Family Watch Guide for ‘The Willoughbys’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 3:17pm

An open house goes horribly wrong in latest clip from Kris Pearn’s hilarious new film; plus download fun recipes, drawing guides, Bingo sheets and other fun family activity guides.

SVOD Headline News

WATCH: Netflix Releases First Trailer for Kris Pearn’s ‘The Willoughbys’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 9:57am

Deliciously neglectful parents, cute but hapless kids longing for a normal family, a half-baked plan to send mom and dad away for good… what could possibly go wrong? Coming April 22.

SVOD Headline News

Taika Waititi Taking on Two ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Series at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 9:32am

Academy Award-winning ‘Jojo Rabbit’ director will write, direct and executive product two original animated series based on the world and characters of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book.

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New Images Revealed for Netflix’s ‘Klaus’ and ‘The Willoughbys’ Animated Features

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:02pm

Detailed work in progress presentations of highly anticipated Sergio Pablos and Kris Pearn film projects wow Annecy 2019 festival crowds.

SVOD Headline News

Netflix and Russo Brothers Teaming on ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Animated Series

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 3, 2019 at 7:44am

'Avengers: Endgame' directors to oversee new and expanded Planeswalkers storylines for iconic game franchise’s first onscreen effort.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘Klaus’ and ‘The Willoughbys’ Sneak Peeks at Annecy Festival

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 15, 2019 at 4:55pm

Directors Sergio Pablos and Kris Pearn will share inside looks at their upcoming films, Netflix’s first two original animated features.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Unveils Robust Slate of Animated Event Programming

Six all-new animated feature films and series -- including projects from Jorge Gutierrez, Craig McCracken and Nora Twomey -- join previously announced production slate.

Bron Animation Headline News

Ricky Gervais to Narrate Bron Animation’s Production of ‘The Willoughbys’

CG-animated feature in production at Canadian animation studio to be adapted by ‘Cloudy 2’ director Kris Pearn.

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