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    Chinese Animation

    As Hollywood looks for new sources of revenue, studios are eager to capitalize on China's silver screen ambitions. China's film industry showed impressive gains for 2013, generating $3.6 billion in box office revenue, a 27% gain compared to 2012.

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    Interview: Benjamin Renner co-director of 'Ernest & Celestine'

    Reworking the vision of the late Belgian author Gabrielle Vincent for the screen proved to be an utter success for director Benjamin Renner and his co-directors Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Pata. The gorgeous illustrations and endearing story of her characters has been translated into animation in a ...

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    Animation Oscar Race: Why 'The Croods' Is 'Frozen''s Only Real Challenger (FEATURETTE)

    In the Oscar animation arena, competition is fierce. The conventional wisdom has $500-million global smash "Frozen," Disney's best princess musical since "Beauty and the Beast," leading the pack by a good distance. Its strongest competitor, caveman family comedy "The Croods," comes from Jeffrey Katz...

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    DreamWorks and Netflix Chase Kids with Streaming Partnership

    In a landmark deal, DreamWorks presents a new animated series, "Turbo FAST," now available to stream on Netflix. The children's series will be the first of 300 hours of programming the studio will create for the streaming service.

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    Ari Folman Takes on Animated Anne Frank Feature

    Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, who animated the Oscar-nominated documentary about his experiences serving in the Israeli military, "Waltz with Bashir," and combined live action and animation in this year's Cannes entry and European Film Award-winner "The Congress," will now tackle another hybrid genr...

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    More New And Notable Film Books

    Here’s a second helping of film-related books worth checking out this holiday season. I hope the listings are useful, whether you’re looking for Christmas gifts or adding to your own library.

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    Annie Awards Nominations Give Early Picture of Animated Oscar Race

    Providing a quick advance of where the Animated Feature category of the Oscars is heading, Disney Animation's "Frozen” and Pixar's “Monsters University” led the feature film nominations for the 41st Annie Awards nominations with 10 each, while Universal/Illumination's “Despicable Me 2″ and DreamWork...

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    With Frozen, Director Jennifer Lee Breaks the Ice for Women Directors

    It has taken 53 films, starting with 1937's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' for the Magic Kingdom to reach this historic point. But Walt Disney Animation Studios has finally placed a woman in the director's throne: Jennifer Lee. Happily, her touch is definitely on display in 'Frozen,' which is co...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Scenes at Studio Ghibli and Miyazaki's Oscar-Contender 'The Wind Rises' (TRAILER)

    A contender for the animated feature Oscar, the subtitled "The Wind Rises" (Disney) is now playing a one-week Oscar qualifying run in Los Angeles and New York in its Japanese subtitled version. Possibly the last film from Hayao Miyazaki, the Walt Disney of Japan, who won the animated Oscar for "Spir...

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    Ten Animated Shorts Make Academy Shortlist (TRAILERS)

    The Academy has narrowed down its animated shorts category to 10 films. Trailers below.

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