Japan Cuts Fest Presents ‘Anime Vanguard’

Japan Cuts — North America’s largest festival of new Japanese film — will be holding its 10th anniversary edition July 14-24 at Japan Society in New York. In addition ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Manga Acquisitions Announced at AX

VIZ Media detailed a raft of manga publishing acquisitions over the weekend at its official panel held as part of the 2016 Anime Expo in Los Angeles. New series include the continuation ... Continue Reading →

Gamescom Congress Explores Diverse Applications

Organizers of the 2016 Gamescom Congress in Cologne, Germany are preparing a program that tackles everything from on-board entertainment to virtual reality for the event, taking place ... Continue Reading →

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Star Trek Charts Course for Comic-Con to Mark 50th Anniversary; William Shatner Set for Panel Iconic sci-fi series to be celebrated at the world’s biggest geekstravaganza with ... Continue Reading →
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Rene Bourdages Named NFB Director General

Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Film Board of Canada, announced the appointment of René Bourdages as the NFB’s Director General, ... Continue Reading →
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One Animation Appoints Bettina Koeckler EVP Consumer Products

One Animation has appointed Bettina Koeckler as EVP Global Consumer Products and Licensing to lead the business as it begins an ambitious new push. The role has been created in response ... Continue Reading →

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Godzilla Invades the Animated World of Crayon Shin-Chan Toho Studio’s iconic monster makes a guest appearance in one of the oddest animation cross-overs ever. Rajiv Chilaka Talks ... Continue Reading →

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Lionsgate Swoops for Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal LG will make a massive addition to its portfolio (the combined total will surpass 16,000 film and TV titles) with the acquisition, pending ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Games Program Highlights Revealed

SIGGRAPH 2016 has revealed the Games program lineup for this year’s “Render the Possibilities” festivities. A fascinating range of talks, course, Real-Time Live! demos and ... Continue Reading →

Fantoche Animation Fest Receives 1,000+ Entries

Switzerland’s Fantoche International Animation Film Festival has received a total of 1,394 film submissions from 79 different countries — 81 of which are local productions. ... Continue Reading →