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VIEW Conference Names First 2017 Speakers

Registration is now open for the 2017 VIEW Conference (www.viewconference.it) — Italy’s premiere computer graphics, digital media and games confab. The 18th edition will ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Taps New Distribution Partners for ‘Tall Tales’

Following a productive Cannes film market, international brand manager PGS has lined up a raft of top distribution partners for the upcoming animated feature Tall Tales from the Magical ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

GLAS Presents Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective Swiss indie animation legend (and this year’s Annecy Honorary Cristal recipient) will be celebrated with a special screening and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mush-Mush and the Mushables’ CG Series in Development

France’s La Cabane Productions and Belgium’s Thuristar are planning to put the “fun” in “fungi” with a new CG animated comedy-adventure, Mush-Mush ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Meet Disney-Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Character Family

Disney-Pixar has revealed the character and voice talent lineup for its November 22 release Coco, featuring an all-Latino cast bringing to life a multi-generational family tale. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Studio PHD Launches in Los Angeles

A new creative collective called PHD has opened its doors in Los Angeles, led by visual effects industry veterans John Hughes (co-founder, Rhythm & Hues) and Helena Packer (VFX ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Sallis, Voice of Aardman’s ‘Wallace,’ Dies Age 96

British actor Peter Sallis, a prolific performer who provided the voice of Wallace for Aardman Animations’ popular Wallace & Gromit franchise, died in his home at Denville ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz & ReachMe.TV Launch Kids’ Entertainment Channel

International animation and entertainment company Toonz Media Group, based at India’s Technopark, and Hollywood-based mobile entertainment network ReachMe.TV, announce the launch ... Continue Reading →
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TF1 Tapped to Rep ‘Monchhichi’ Toy & Animation Brand

TF1 Licenses has been named licensing partner for collectible, cuddly toy brand Monchhichi, which will make a fresh 3D animated debut on TFOU this year thanks to production house Technicolor ... Continue Reading →
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Unreal Announces Return of E3 Awards, $275K in Dev Grants

The dynamos behind Epic Games’ Unreal Engine are keeping quite busy, announcing the return of the Unreal E3 Awards to the LA gaming extravaganza (June 13-15), as well as the awarding ... Continue Reading →