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NFB Bringing New and Restored Animations to TIFF

The National Film Board of Canada will present a diverse seven-film line up at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (September 4-14); including a selection of new and ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: RealFlow, French Pavilion, MSI

+ Next Limit Technologies will be showcasing the latest updates to RealFlow 2014 with a RealFlow / Cinema 4D Presentation on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the the MAXON booth (#1422) with ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Investors File Class-Action Suit

The DreamWorks Animation saga continues as investors have filed a class-action lawsuit, which accuses the major league studio of making misleading statements about the financial health ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Tweaks Animation Rules

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has revised the eligibility rules in the animation category — and replaced “miniseries” with “limited series” — ... Continue Reading →
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‘Short Peace’ Celebrates Diversity of Japanese Directors

Topping the week’s animation home ent. releases is the highly anticipated U.S. release of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace on DVD (Sentai Filmworks, $24.98) and Blu-ray ($29.98). ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Presents Creating Characters August 13

Women in Animation will present the next event in its professional development series on Wednesday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Burbank, California’s Animation Guild. Entry is free ... Continue Reading →
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BENT Toons Up Party Memories for CMT

Portland, Ore.-based BENT Image Lab have brought the blurry memories of ultimate party adventures from the stars of Country Music Television (CMT) to animated life in an eight-part ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Chaos Group, PipelineFX, Mixamo

+ Chaos Group has announced the launch of Chaos Group Labs, a new collaborative think tank and R&D center to explore advances in rendering technology, based in L.A. Progress has ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Gives 7-Minute First Look at ‘Star Wars Rebels’

As part of the premiere tonight on Disney XD of the new sci-fi-meets-toons special Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars (7:30-8:30 p.m. ET/PT), the channel is throwing in a sneak peek at the ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli’s Future Remains Fuzzy

Rumors about the closure of acclaimed Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli shutting down, spurred by a translated news report of an announcement by GM Toshio Suzuki, were somewhat ... Continue Reading →