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9 Story Signs Three-Toon Hulu Deal

9 Story Media Group has licensed three animated kids’ programs to Hulu in the U.S. The streaming service will take on subscription VOD rights to Get Ace (52 x 11), Nerds and Monsters ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Hosts Aardman Events

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the work of acclaimed British stop-motion house Aardman Animations with three special programs features the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

Nintendo has confirmed the death of company president Satoru Iwata, who passed July 11 at age 55. His death is linked to a growth in his bile duct, a condition which he last year underwent ... Continue Reading →
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AEF and ASIFA Announce Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) have announced the recipients of the 2015 AEF Scholarships, selected from a pool of 113 applicants vying. Three qualifying college ... Continue Reading →
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TAIS Animation Showcase Set for July 25 in Toronto

The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) will present its annual TAIS Animation Showcase on Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at downtown Toronto’s CineCycle. The yearly event presents ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Season 2 Sizzle

We are excited to bring the poor, unfortunate souls who weren’t able to cram into Disney XD’s Wander Over Yonder panel at Comic-Con International today this first look at the upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Lord Earns Blue Peter Badge

Peter Lord, co-owner of Aardman Animations and creator of popular claymation characters like Morph, Shaun the Sheep and Wallace & Gromit, has been awarded a gold Blue Peter badge ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wolf Children,’ ‘Millennium Actress’ at Roxie SF

San Francisco’s Roxie theater (roxie.com) has revealed the titles for its fourth edition of “Nippon Nights” — a monthly series presenting a variety of Japanese cinema. Bay ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Presents Talk with Janey Yang

Women in Animation will be taking on the gaming industry boys club by presenting “Women in Gaming: A Talk with Janey Yang” on July 16 at The Animation Guild in Burbank. Currently ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases RenderMan 20

Pixar Animation Studios has released version 20 of its Oscar-winning RenderMan software, introducing innovative ways to more easily and quickly create cinematic quality imagery. Highlights ... Continue Reading →