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Pixomondo Shuts Down London and Detroit Studios

News of companies closing down are always sad, as it means that people with families to support will be losing jobs in a time when finding a new one isn’t as a easy as it was a couple of decades ago. It’s especially disheartening if it’s VFX and animation studios, as their industry is currently reeling from financial hardships (even big name ones like DreamWorks have had to resort to ...

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DreamWorks Theme Parks Being Developed in Russia

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and REGIONS Group of Companies have recently signed a licensing agreement that will see the development of Europe’s largest indoor theme parks, as well as the first one to exclusively feature the franchises of DreamWorks Animation in major cities throughout Russia. The theme parks are scheduled to open in 2015, and will be located in St. Petersburg, Moscow, ...

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DHX Media Moves For-Hire Operation to Canada

Canadian indie animation studio DHX Media is in the process of moving its La-based work for hire production operations to Canada in order to take advantage of the country’s tax credits. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Halifax-based company is trying to look for more cost saving measures after its $112 million purchase of Cookie Jar Entertainment, with the closing of its low-margin LA ...

NetFlix and DreamWorks Planning to Launch a Turbo Series
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NetFlix and DreamWorks Planning to Launch a Turbo Series

Entertainment streaming giant Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have jointly announced that they will be working together in order to produce the first ever Netflix Original Series for young audiences, and will be basing it on DreamWorks’ upcoming 2013 release Turbo. The new CG animated show, which will be titled Turbo: F.A.S.T. (Fast Action Stunt Team) will debut exclusively on ...

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DreamWorks Releases New Poster for The Croods

DreamWorks Animation and its current distribution partner 20th Century Fox have just released a new poster for the upcoming 3D CG animated prehistoric comedy, The Croods. The poster provides a good close look at the entire family, as well as the various prehistoric animals that the Croods will encounter during the course of the movie. The Croods follows the world’s “first modern ...

40th Annual Annie Awards Streaming LIVE on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 7 PM PT (10 PM ET)
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The Results Are In… Winners of the 40th Annual Annie Awards!

The biggest night in Animation has come and gone! The 40th Annual Annie Awards were held at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California. This Hollywood Gala that honors the best achievements in Animation took place at 7 PM PT (10 PM ET) on Saturday Night, Feb 2, 2013. Big Winners of the night were Wreck-It Ralph from Walt Disney Animation Studios with 5 awards and Dragon: Riders of Berk ...

New Extended TV Spot for Rise of the Guardians
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New Extended TV Spot for Rise of the Guardians

DreamWorks has just released a new extended TV spot (clocking in at 90 seconds) for their upcoming 3D animated feature Rise of the Guardians. The new spot reveals more of the revamped classic kids characters, along with other creatures that will be populating the movie’s rich, fantastical world. ...

DreamWorks Announces Release Dates for 12 Future Projects
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DreamWorks Announces Release Dates for 12 Future Projects

It seems that Fox’s tenure as distributor for DreamWorks Animation will be a very productive one, as the two studios recently announced the release dates for a total of 12 upcoming projects, including B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations and the third installment in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise. The movies and their release dates: ...

DreamWorks Picks 20th Century Fox as Distrib Partner
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DreamWorks Picks 20th Century Fox as Distrib Partner

After the lengthy period of speculation and rumors, DreamWorks has finally settled on 20th Century Fox as their new distribution partner after the end of their contract with current distributor Paramount, which will expire next year. The deal with Fox will last for five years, and will give them rights to market and distribute DreamWorks’s projects in the domestic and global markets. ...

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