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Daily News Bytes: ‘Unikitty’ Spooky Special, Boomerang Serves ‘Garfield’s Thanksgiving,’ Ghostly ‘Gardner & Wells’ & More

‘Unikitty’ Halloween Event Episode Precedes Series With an official premiere date yet to be announced, fans of The LEGO Movie’s most upbeat oddball can get a first taste of the ... Continue Reading →
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Gary Finnegan Named VP Programming Strategy for DHX Media

Canada’s DHX Television has appointed industry vet Gary Finnegan as its new Vice President of Programming Strategy. Based in Toronto, he will be providing direction and guidance for ... Continue Reading →
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New Animation Scholarship Named for ‘SpongeBob’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA has introduced the Stephen Hillenburg Animation Scholarship — an annually awarded gift created to support emerging animators. The scholarship ... Continue Reading →
Loving Vincent

‘Ethel,’ ‘Louise,’ ‘Vincent’ & ‘Zombillenium’ Nominated for European Film Academy Award

The European Film Academy announced this week the four nominees for the European Animated Feature Film 2017 Award. The contenders represent the diversity of stories, styles and techniques ... Continue Reading →
Space Chicken

Sola Media Blasts Off with B.O. Hit ‘Space Chicken’

Kids’ and family entertainment sales specialist Sola Media GmbH has reached an agreement to distribute the comic-strip inspired animated feature Space Chicken (Condorito: La Pelicula) ... Continue Reading →
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Legend 3D Grows with India Studios Opening Nov. 13

Legend 3D, Inc. — an industry-leading stereoscopic 3D conversion, VFX, VR and animation studio with facilities in Los Angeles and Toronto — will be expanding its presence ... Continue Reading →
Where Is Anne Frank?

Wild Bunch Bringing Natalie Portman Project, Ari Folman’s ‘Anne Frank’ to AFM

Paris-based Wild Bunch will be offering up two intriguing new animated features at the upcoming American Film Market in Santa Monica (Nov. 1-8): a trippy road adventure produced by ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

‘Breadwinner,’ ‘Big Bad Fox’ Win Animation Is Film Honors

The inaugural Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles has announced its feature film competition winners. Out of the 12 competing titles, Nora Twomey’s powerful The Breadwinner ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Taps Director Joel Crawford for ‘Croods 2′

Having recently returned to the DreamWorks Animation release slate, The Croods 2 has got its helmer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The studio has selected Trolls head of story ... Continue Reading →
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27 Projects Selected for 2017 Asian Animation Summit

The 2017 Asian Animation Summit will be presenting 27 fresh animation concepts from creative houses across Asia-Pacific late this year, as the event returns to Brisbane, Australia Nov. ... Continue Reading →