Who are the Minds behind Netflix's "The Dragon Prince"?

It's old news that Netflix has become a juggernaut in not just media distribution, but also production. Yet every day the scale of their productions grow only more impressive. In fact, IGN reported last week that the company will now outspend every other Hollywood studio, with $13 billion worth of programming scheduled to be made. A good chunk of that has already gone towards animation. For example, the recent series Aggretsuko is enjoying audience appeal and critical success. 

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The Incredibles 2 Release Sparks a Week of Exciting Animation Trailers

The Incredibles 2 hits theaters on June 15. To call it “highly anticipated” would be an understatement. Audiences and critics adored The Incredibles back in 2004. With its cliffhanger ending, many clamored for years to get a second one. Finally in 2014 Pixar announced that a sequel was in the works, and the news made headlines. Early reviews are looking very positive, so it's safe to say that audiences will pack the theaters to see the movie.

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Spatialand and VR are Coming to Wal-Mart

Earlier this week, news broke that Walmart bought Spatialand, a virtual reality design company, to add to its portfolio company Store No 8. Store No 8 describes itself as "an innovation hub" that tests new ideas to improve the retail industry. While not even a year old, Store No 8 has moved fast to snap up technology initiatives. For example, it's working on developing cashier-less stores and the ability to order products via text. Now that Spatialand has been added, it's clear that Wal-Mart wants to experiment with using VR to heighten the shopping experience. But how would that help? 

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Alita: Battle Angel and the Uncanny Valley

Last weekend, a trailer dropped for a movie called Alita: Battle AngelDirected by Robert Rodriguez, and written and produced by James Cameron,  the movie uses the manga Battle Angel Alita as source material. It focuses on a young cyborg who must, according to iMDB, "discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world." The trailer generated a bit of buzz... but not necessarily for an enviable reason. While some viewers did say that they were impressed, many were struck by one feature in particular: Alita's eyes.

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