Publication Calendar

Issue # Month Ad Art Date Street Date Features Bonus Distribution
276 January 2018 Nov. 22 Dec. 7 Fox/Blue Sky’s Ferdinand; Frozen Short; Preview of Big Bad Fox & Other Tales; VFX of Thor Ragnarok and Shape of Water; Visual Effects Oscar and VES Award contenders; Animation Lovers’ Holiday Gift Guide; Toon Timeline. Birdboy Feature • Special Oscar Mailing List
277 February Dec. 21 Jan. 4 Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle VFX; Annie Awards Noms; Trade Show Calendar, Golden Globe nominees. Oscars VFX Shortlist; Oscars Animated Shorts Short List; Top 10 Tech Tools of 2017; Open Road/AIC’s Arctic Justice • 2018 Calendar
• Special Oscar Mailing List
• Annie Awards 2/3
278 March Jan. 25 Feb. 5 Oscars Nominations, VES Awards Nominations, Annie Awards preview, International Education and Career Guide, Oscars Sci-Tech Awards, Cartoon Movie preview. Sony/Animal Logic’s Peter Rabbit Movie, Aardman’s Early Man (Studio Canal) • Cartoon Movie, Bordeaux 3/7 – 9
•International Educational & Career Guide
• Special Oscar Mailing List
279 April Mar. 9 Mar. 20 Annies Awards Winners, VES Awards Winners, Wonder Con preview, MIP TV preview, Cartoons on the Bay preview, Stuttgart Festival preview. Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs (Annapurna, Fox Searchlight) Paramount’s Gnomeo and Juliet 2: Sherlock Gnomes • WonderCon 3/23 – 3/25
• MIPTV 4/9 – 12
• Cartoons on the Bay
• FMX 4/24 – 27
• Stuttgart Festival 4/24 – 29
280 May Apr. 18 Apr. 27 Animated Films at the Cannes Festival and Market; Licensing Show Highlights; Sarg. Stubby (Mikros) Open Road/Original Force Duck Duck Goose • Cannes Film Festival, France 5/9 – 20
• Licensing Expo 5/22 – 24
• World Animation Celebration
281 June/July May 22 June 4 Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles 2 (Disney/Pixar), Best of Annecy 2018, Highlights of Comic-Con • Annecy 6/12 – 15
282 August/
September
July 2 July 13 SIGGRAPH Highlights; New animation and VFX tools to look forward to; Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 3 • Comic-Con, San Diego 7/19 – 22
• SIGGRAPH, Vancouver 8/12 – 16
283 October Aug. 1 Aug. 10 Warner Bros. Smallfoot; Best of Mip Junior; Cartoon Forum; Mexico’s El Festival, Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival • Cartoon Forum
• Ottawa
• MIPJR
• El Festival, Cuernavaca, Mexico
284 November Sep. 25 Oct. 5 Toon highlights of MIPCOM; New fall TV season • MIPCOM
• Brand Licensing
• CTN
285 December Oct. 15 Oct. 26 Disney’s Wreck-It-Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet; Universal/Illumination’s How the Grinch Stole Xmas; Sony’s Animated Spider-Man Movie • World Animation & VFX Summit 10/28 – 30
• AFM November
• Special Oscar Mailing List
Submissions for editorial consideration must be made at least 6 weeks in advance of publication date.
Publication Calendar will be updated for future issues as dates for Trade Shows become available.
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