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Former Digital Domain Team Seeks to Revive “Tembo”

The Legend Of Tembo

Despite being “devastated” by the sudden closure of Digital Domain Media Group’s new Florida studio, director-producers Chuck Williams and Aaron Blaise are bidding for the rights to animated feature The Legend of Tembo, a film canceled when Digital Domain went belly-up.

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Tayrona, Arc Partner for 4 Animated Feature Films

Arc Productions

Toronto-based companies Tayrona Films Inc. and Arc Productions have aligned for a multi-picture co-production partnership to produce four animated feature films, Tayrona president James Ordonez and Arc president and chief operating officer Jeff Young announced Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Sony Pictures Animation becoming a “Manimal” house


Sony Pictures Animation is turning the short-lived Manimal into a live-action/CG hybrid film, having acquired movie rights to the 1983 NBC series.

Hugely prolific 1980s TV producer Glen A. Larson created the show about a man who could become an animal. Now Larson’s attached as a producer, thinking that a flop TV series can become a hit movie. Sony is looking for writers to develop a script.

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