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FIRST LOOK: Dreamworks Netflix “She-Ra and the Princess of Power”

DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix today unveiled a first look of the highly-anticipated Netflix original series She-Ra and the Princess of Power, as well as the fall premiere date of November 16th. The images reveal several main characters from the upcoming series, including Adora and the titular She-Ra voiced by Aimee Carrero (Elena of Avalor), Glimmer voiced by Karen Fukuhara […]

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TRAILER: “Ruben Brant, Collector”

Now this is what we are looking for. Ruben Brandt, Collector, which will have its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival next month. The feature was directed by Milorad Krstić, and produced by Peter Miskolczi, Radmila Roczkov, Hermina Roczkov, János Kurdy-Fehér and Krstić. It was written by Krstić, with original music composed by Tibor Cari. We can only pray […]

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FIRST LOOK: Paramount’s “Wonder Park”

Here’s our first look at Wonder Park, the first film from the in-house Paramount Animation studio, run by Don Hahn and Karen Rosenfelt (the film will be released under the Nickelodeon Movies banner). It tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive. Here’s the teaser: Jennifer Garner, Matthew […]

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Disney Announces $1 Million Donation to UN’s “Girl Up”

Disney today announced a new global project giving 21 talented young women from different corners of the globe the chance to make digital shorts telling the stories of inspiring female role models. The #DreamBigPrincess series will be shared across Disney’s global media platforms as part of a campaign to unlock up to a $1 million donation to Girl Up, an […]

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“Hotel Transylvania 3”: Q&A with Producer Michelle Murdocca

Back in 2003 Michelle Murdocca said goodbye to live-action visual effects work and joined the world of feature film animation. Over her 15 years at Sony Pictures Animation Murdocca has produced the first two Open Season movies and all three Hotel Transylvania films, including the latest – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, which opens July 13. I recently set sail […]

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Animation Educators Forum Announces 2018-19 Student Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) are proud to announce the scholarship winners for academic year 2018-2019. This year’s scholarships total $40,000 and will be distributed to ten (10) students, both graduate and undergraduate, and include narrative and documentary animation projects, and formal academic research. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around the world, and […]

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The Los Angeles Animation Festival Honors Chris Prynoski Nov 30-Dec 2

The LA Animation Festival today announced its 2018 honoree —artist, animator, director and Titmouse president and founder, Chris Prynoski. Titmouse – the independent, full-service, Emmy-award winning animation studio – was co-founded by Chris Prynoski and Shannon Prynoski. The studio produces original and licensed content including TV series, commercials, VR experiences, digital content, music videos and feature projects. “We selected Chris […]

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Disney “DuckTales” and Marshmello Debut “Fly” Music Video

Marshmello and Disney have collaborated on a special “DuckTales”-inspired music video of the music producer/DJ’s hit single “Fly,” which will debut on SATURDAY, JUNE 23, during Disney·Pixar’s “The Incredibles” (6:00-8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT) and leading into the “2018 Radio Disney Music Awards” (RDMA) (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel. The music video will also be available in the DisneyNOW app. A […]

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July Debut for Dreamworks/Netflix Plan “The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants”

TRA-LA-LAAAA! Get ready for a world of pranks, super villains, and your favorite underwear-wielding superhero in the Netflix original series DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premiering July 13th. George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two best buds who share a love of comic books and practical jokes – and a strong dislike for their cranky, fun-hating school principal, […]

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GKids to Release “Fireworks” in LA on July 4th

Gkids has moved up its Los Angeles release date for producer Genki Kawamura’s follow up his mega-hit anime Your Name. Directors Nobuyuki Takeuchi and Akiyuki Shinbo’s Fireworks will open on July 4th in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Monica Film Center in Santa Monica and Ahrya Fine Arts, in Beverly Hills. It’s a tale of star-crossed teenage lovers with a […]

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TRAILER: Illumination’s “The Grinch”

For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic. Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. Benedict Cumberbatch lends […]

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TEASER: Tim Burton’s “Dumbo”

Here’s a day we all dreaded – a first look at Tim Burton’s Dumbo, the live action sequel to the original Disney hand drawn animated classic. According to the press release, “the all-new live-action adventure expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight”. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former […]

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SERIES REVIEW: Dreamworks “Trollhunters”

What do Kimball Kinnison, Mighty Max, and James Lake, Jr. have in common? They are Chosen Ones. They are ordinary kids endowed with special powers to battle the forces of—what else?—evil. Kinnison becomes a Lensman. Max becomes the Cap-bearer. James Lake, Jr.—“Jim” to his friends—becomes the Trollhunter. In Jim’s case, Merlin’s magical amulet clads him in powerful battle armor whenever […]

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FIRST PEEK: Disney Junior’s “The Rocketeer” and “The Owl House”

A first-look at Disney Junior’s highly-anticipated animated series The Rocketeer and Disney Channel’s The Owl House was revealed at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival today by Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Content and Creative Strategy, Disney Channels Worldwide, and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide. The Owl House “The Owl House” is a horror-comedy series that follows Luz, a self-assured […]

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Asifa-Hollywood Continues Commitment to Open Source Animation Technology

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood continues its commitment to open source animation technology this month with a special development sponsorship to Synfig, a 2D vector graphics animation program. The amount awarded was $2000. This grant will help keep their new developer employed full-time, working on bug-fixes and improving stability of the free and open source software. ASIFA members are […]