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Top 5 Finalists for AniComp Announced

The first round of AniComp has wrapped, with five talented East African artists making the cut for the final competition. The pitch contest’s ultimate winner will be decided during ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supes Christian Cardona & Buddy Gheen Join Picture Shop

Burbank, CA visual post house Picture Shop is propping up its rapidly growing VFX department with the addition of award-winning team Christian Cardona and Buddy Gheen. Cardona joins ... Continue Reading →
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Foundry Launches Nuke and Hiero 11.0

Software developer Foundry has launched the latest major release for its Nuke family of products, with Nuke and Hiero 11.0. The leading high-end compositing tool is back with a slew ... Continue Reading →
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Epic Games Brings Real-Time Innovations to SIGGRAPH

Epic Games will be holding its first SIGGRAPH Unreal Engine User Group (and party!) on July 31 at L.A.’s Orpheum Theatre, from 4:30-9 p.m. (Register for free online.) The User ... Continue Reading →
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Portsmouth Student Wins REACT Award for Refugee Themed ‘Teddy Bear’ Short

University of Portsmouth animation student Ellie Baily-Jones has earned the Best Campaign award from the Refugee Education Across Conflicts Trust (REACT) charity for her film The Teddy ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2′ Official Kang the Conqueror Trailer In the new spot revealed at SDCC, meet the time-travelling Super Villain who has stolen numerous ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puffin Rock’ Flocks to Milkshake! UK

Award-winning animated preschool series Puffin Rock will be feathering a new nest when it migrates this month to Channel 5′s Milkshake! programming block in the UK. Narrated by ... Continue Reading →
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Nordic Toon ‘Gigglebug’ Joins Channel 5 Family

Cologne-based WDR mediagroup has licensed Finnish animated kids’ program Gigglebug to Channel 5 for its popular preschool block, Milkshake! Produced by Gigglebug Entertainment, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Saga,’ ‘Charlie Chan’ Lead 2017 Eisner Winners

The 29th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards took place Friday night during Comic-Con San Diego, honoring the best in the year’s sequential storytelling arts as well as the ... Continue Reading →
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Crowd Input Guides ‘Smosh Mosh’ Cartoon

Through to July 31, web denizens can head to www.smoshmosh.com to take part in an interesting animation experiment: a crowdsourced cartoon where community votes determine which narrative ... Continue Reading →