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Shannon Tindle Shares the ‘Haunted Mansion’ Toon That Could Have Been

Shannon Tindle, the Emmy-winning animation story writer and character designer who came up with the acclaimed Kubo and the Two Strings, delivered a bittersweet treat over the weekend ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Karyn Parsons Flies with Bessie Coleman, 100 Years of Japanese Animation, 16-Bit Skywalker & More

How ‘Fresh Prince’s Karyn Parsons Became the Founder of a Creative Nonprofit The actress-producer and Executive Director of Sweet Blackberry discusses her mission to bring ... Continue Reading →
Andreas Skoglund

‘Wands’ VR Studio Cortopia Raises $2+ Million Financing

Swedish game developer Cortopia has followed up the successful release of its award-winning title Wands by raising $2.48 million (21M SEK) together with strategic partner Init Invest ... Continue Reading →
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Bucheon Animation Fest Now an Oscar Qualifier

Organizers of the Bucheon International Animation Festival in South Korea have announced that the event has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the US, ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Plans ‘Micronauts’ Toon for 2019

On the heels of the announcement that Paramount had set a 2020 release date for a movie adaptation — along with a few other things — it was revealed that Hasbro is planning ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Scores Masaaki Yuasa Triple for 2018 Release

Fans of envelope-pushing anime will be excited to hear that indie distributor GKIDS has snagged North American rights for three feature films from acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa: ... Continue Reading →
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Dentsu, DreamWorks Bringing Medicom’s [email protected] to Screens

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu and NBCUniversal’s DreamWorks Animation Television have inked an agreement to produce and develop a new animated television project inspired ... Continue Reading →
Tales of Africa

DIFFA Gives Simultaneous Theatrical/Digital Release to ‘Tales of Africa’

DIFFA, a Lagardère Studios company focused on the African market, has simultaneously launched feature-length folktale animation Tales of Africa (Les contes de l’Afrique) in theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Pt. 2 Arrives on Vimeo

American indie animation icon Don Hertzfeldt has come a long way since his line-drawing schadenfreude shorts like Billy’s Balloon and Rejected, delving to new creative and emotional ... Continue Reading →
Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold

‘Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ Premiering in LA Saturday

LA-are fans of mystery-solving dogs and masked heroes are in for a treat as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment hosts the World Premiere of Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold ... Continue Reading →