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  1. Roundtable: 5 Top Animators on the Good and Bad of Celebrity Voices and Creative Input From Their Own Kids

    10:00 am 1/3/2014

    The masterminds behind "Frozen," "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University," "The Croods" and "Epic" on how star voices are great for marketing a film, but creatively, the character comes first -- and how the director's son saved the "Avatar"-like look of "Epic."Read more

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  2. 'Despicable Me 2's' Mastermind: My Dad Was a Disruptor, Too

    12:46 pm 12/17/2013

    Chris Meledandri, whose sequel grossed almost $1 billion, recalls his fashion-designer father bringing Italian-style clothes to big cities: "If you were dressing in his clothes in New York or California, you were breaking a rule."Read more

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  3. Chris Meledandri to Receive PGA's Visionary Award

    10:35 am 10/28/2013

    The Illumination Entertainment CEO, who produced the animated hit "Despicable Me 2," will be honored at the PGA Awards on Jan. 19Read more

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  4. 'Despicable Me's' Chris Meledandri: Animation Market Is Cannibalizing Itself

    2:50 pm 10/26/2013

    The founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment warns that studios release "too many films and there’s not enough room."Read more

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  5. Box Office Preview: 'The Lorax,' 'Project X' Look to Lead Another Boom Weekend

    5:27 pm 3/1/2012

    The film adaptation of Dr. Seuss' celebrated children's story hopes to match the $39 million debut of "Rango" a year ago; "Project X" is the latest found-footage movie to hit the multiplex.Read more

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  6. Taylor Swift Joins 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax'

    10:55 am 3/17/2011

    The country singer will star alongside Danny DeVito, Zac Efron and Betty White in Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s CGI-animated adaptation.Read more

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  7. Five Secrets of PGA Nom 'Despicable Me's' $542 Million Success

    7:10 pm 1/4/2011

    What made "Despicable Me" an unexpected $542 million success and earned Chris Meledandri a PGA nomination? The fact that it was unexpected, says Meledandri, who shared today's nom with John Cohen and Janet Healy.Read more

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  8. VIDEO: Awards Watch Roundtable: The Animators part 3

    9:41 am 11/23/2010

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  9. VIDEO: Awards Watch Roundtable: The Animators part 2

    9:39 am 11/23/2010

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