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Go Behind-the-Scenes of Studio Ghibli’s Detailed Animation Process Former Ghibli producer Hirokatsu Kihara demonstrates the fine-pointed creative process behind classics like Nausicaa ... Continue Reading →

CCIFF Delegates Address SIGGRAPH

The Canada China International Film Festival (CCIFF) held its fourth pre-launch event last week at SIGGRAPH in Anaheim, with high profile delegates on hand to introduce the festival ... Continue Reading →

Masters & Savant’s New Site Shows Off Talent

Multi-award-winning, multi-disciplinary production company Masters & Savant has launched a new website showcasing the strong assemblage of creative talent now collected under their ... Continue Reading →

Shout! Sets U.S. Theatrical Release for ‘Blinky Bill’

This fall, audiences will get to go on a cinematic CG journey through the Australian outback when Blinky Bill: The Movie opens in U.S. theaters on October 7, 2016, through Shout! Factory ... Continue Reading →

Google Spotlight’s ‘Buggy Night’ on YouTube

The latest buzz from Google Spotlight Stories is that another short has been added to its YouTube library: Buggy Night. Previously launched on Moto X and Moto G as well as the Google ... Continue Reading →

Athena Georgaklis Named Head of Development for Nelvana

Corus Entertainment has appointed established animation executive Athena Georgaklis as Head of Development for production and distribution house Nelvana. Georgaklis will lead the acquisitions ... Continue Reading →

Okanagan Animation Fest Debuts in 2017

The inaugural Okanagan International Festival of Animation (OkIFA) will present five days of animation and digital media screenings, market and conference sessions next year from October ... Continue Reading →

UTS and Animal Logic Launch Postgrad Program

Award-winning Aussie studio Animal Logic has partnered with the University of Technology Sydney to create an industry-lead postgraduate program. Through the establishment of the UTS ... Continue Reading →

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Time Warner Confirms Hulu Stake The U.S. media giant has picked up a 10% stake in the streaming service, joining fellow industry behemoths Disney, Fox and Comcast. DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →

‘Doc McStuffins’ Exhibit to Open in Indianapolis

Disney Junior is bringing its hit preschool show Doc McStuffins into local communities with the Peabody Award-winning TV series’ first-ever touring museum exhibit. “Doc McStuffins: ... Continue Reading →