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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to Board of Governors

    Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning. The re-election of Cheryl Boone Isaacs in the PR...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Bill Condon to Direct Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast' Film for Disney (EXCLUSIVE)

    With the recent release of "Maleficent," which grossed more than $170 million worldwide in its opening weekend, Disney is working fast on its next live-action fairy-tale adaptation. Bill Condon is set to direct a live-action version of "Beauty and the...
  • AMPAS And Dubai Fest Partner To Hold 'Arab Cinema Classics' Screening Series In L.A.

    After recently forging ties, the Dubai International Film Festival and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are co-presenting a two-day "Arab Cinema Classics" screening series at the Bing Theatre in Los Angeles this month. Lebanese director...
  • Juck Somsaman: Why the Asian Pacific Animation Scene Is Booming

    One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...
  • 'Doonesbury' Creator Built an Unlikely 'Alpha House' at Amazon

    Garry Trudeau had been looking to make the jump from comic strips to TV showrunning, but he didn't expect to find a home at Amazon. And yet there he was, leading the massive online retailer's charge into the original series fray when the political...
  • Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg talk filmmaking at Produced By Conference

    Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg talk filmmaking at Produced By Conference
    According to producing-and-writing duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, it took countless meetings with studios and “years and years” to get the green light for their hit 2007 comedy “Superbad.” In fact, Rogen said Saturday at the...
  • 'Frozen's' Jennifer Lee Melts Glass Ceilings

    Exceptional is the theme of this year's Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards, and exceptional is the kind of year that Dorothy Arzner Directors Award recipient Jennifer Lee has been having. Disney's "Frozen," which she wrote and co-directed with Chris...
  • Batman’s milestone year: 75 enduring images of the Dark Knight

     
    Has it really been 75 years since Gotham first saw the Bat? Seventy-five years of vengeance, brooding detective work and […]...
  • ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′: Jay Baruchel finds joy in voicing Hiccup

     
    For the stars of “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” which opens in theaters Friday, the potential challenges of voice […]...
  • ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ trailer: high on explosions, low on pizza

     
    A new trailer has arrived for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” the upcoming film produced by¬†explosioneer Michael Bay and directed by¬†Jonathan […]...