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Golden Globes Changes Animation Category Rules

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The Hollywood Foreign Press – which operates the annual Golden Globe Awards – has changed the eligibility rules for its animation categories. The first major rule change was defining what constituted an “animated” movie and the Golden Globes settled on a film having to be at least 75% animated – where “the work is done […]

Puss In Boots Goes To Singapore

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In a deal with DreamWorks Animation, Universal Parks Singapore will be debuting a special Puss in Boots-themed rollercoaster and stage show at the theme park. The rollercoaster will be called Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey and involve a magic beanstalk wrapped around a giant castle while the 20-minute stage show will be called “The Dance […]

Sony Prepping Female Superhero Movie For 2017

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Sony is preparing a female-themed superhero movie with the female superhero expected to come from the Spider-Man universe of characters. Candidates for who that might be range from Black Cat to Firestar to Spider-Woman with no clear-cut favorite at this point. Sony is expecting to have a 2017 release date for their female superhero movie. […]

Disney Releasing Mary Poppins Legacy Collection CDs

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In time for the 50th anniversary of the film, Disney is releasing the three-disc Mary Poppins Legacy Collection of collectible CDs. The Mary Poppins Collection will consist of more than 2.5 hours of the original soundtrack, demos, newly recorded versions, cast and filmmaker interviews and a 20-page booklet as well as audio of Mary Poppins’ […]

Gotham Trailer- The Good. The Evil. The Beginning.

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A new trailer for the upcoming Batman-themed television drama series “Gotham” [Debut date: September 22, 2014] on Fox gives glimpses of many of the villains who will be making appearances during th ecourse of the series…

TomoNews Establishing A USA Office

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TomoNews, the Taiwanese-based arm of the Next Media Animation company known for their animated versions of news events around the world is moving back into the USA for another attempt at establishing a base of operations after a failed 2011 attempt in New York City. The new attempt will also be in New York but […]

"Welcome To The Wayne" Debuts On Nick.com

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New Totome Mobile Phone Game On The Way

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Totome, a new mobile phone game for both Android and iPhone platforms, is on the way. The game allows you to play as a Totome [a totem-pole like creature composed of an eagle, fox and guardian] with legs and the object is to run as far as you can away from arrows being fired at […]

It’s Official – Studio Ghibli Feature Films On Hiatus

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As expected, Studio Ghibli made the announcement that they will be putting their feature film producing on temporary hiatus while concentrating on “restructuring and rebuilding” the famed animation studio. The high cost of the animation production process combined with the Studio Ghibli’s tradition of relying on its own workforce rather than sub-contracting studio work has […]

Nickelodeon Goes Back To School…Of Rock

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Nickelodeon will be producing a new live-action “School of Rock” series based on its 2003 movie of the same name. “School of Rock” – the movie – starred comic actor Jack Black and for the series, Black will be reprising his role as rocker Dewey Finn who infiltrates a grade school as a substitute teacher […]

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