John Lasseter Resistance Grows As Lightbox Expo Nixes Skydance Sponsorship

A lot of industry artists don’t want anything to do with Skydance Animation.

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New ‘Boonie Bears’ Film Nears $100 Million at China Box Office

“Boonie Bears: Blast Into the Past” will become the second-highest-grossing homegrown animated feature in China’s history.

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Harrison Ford growls in new Secret Life of Pets 2 trailer

Universal has released still another new trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2, this time introducing the character of Rooster, voiced by Harrison Ford. As a fun aside, this is the first time Ford has lent his vocal talents to an animated film. And for those keeping score, this is the sixth preview Universal has released for the film, and we still know almost nothing about the sequel’s plot! The Secret Life of Pets 2 rolls (over) into theaters this June.


Hanna-Barbera series The Banana Splits being rebooted as a horror movie

Report: Emma Thompson Quits Skydance Animation’s ‘Luck’ Over John Lasseter’s Hiring

Emma Thompson quit Skydance Animation’s first feature over “concerns about working with Lasseter.”

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Quirino Awards 2019: Finalists Announced In 9 Categories

The countries with the most-nominated animation projects are Spain (13), Brazil (7), and Colombia (5).

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Coraline author Neil Gaiman to produce reboot of Jim Henson’s The Storyteller

Spain’s Animac Festival, Taking Place This Week, Is Dedicated To Stop-Motion Animation

Guests include Peter Lord, Mark Osborne, Vernon Chatman, and Katariina Lillqvist.

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Disney’s Twitter Oscar Campaign For ‘Incredibles 2’ Didn’t Go As Planned

Fans of Sony’s “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” overran Disney’s Twitter Oscar campaign for “Incredibles 2.”

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‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Series Director Dean DeBlois On Being Blown Away By The Advancement Of Animation Tech

Having been at the helm of all three “How to Train Your Dragon” films, DeBlois has witnessed major changes in editorial processes, effects, and rendering.

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