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David O’Reilly Talks Creative Career, Atypical Animation at Penny Stamps CG animation and videogames maverick spent St. Patrick’s Day reflecting on his career in Michigan ... Continue Reading →
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‘Town Called Panic: Return to School’ Wins Shorts Grand Prize at NY Children’s Fest

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the winners of its 2016 edition, which was held in the Big Apple from February 26 to March 20. The 19th annual ... Continue Reading →
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SuperProd Toons Up Ringo Starr’s ‘Octopus’s Garden’

French animation developer and producer SuperProd is teaming up with Simon & Schuster, Universal Music Publishing and Startling Music for a TV adaptation of the book Octopus’s ... Continue Reading →
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CIFF Reveals Inaugural Animation Fest Plans

Cardiff Animation Nights in association with Cardiff Independent Film Festival announce the competition lineup for the first-ever animation track at this year’s CIFF. Attendees ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Supe Spencer Cook Joins Framestore

VFX house Framestore announces that animation veteran Spencer Cook has joined the studio as Animation Supervisor on Disney’s upcoming live-action reimagining of Beauty and the ... Continue Reading →
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ZDF Taking Trio of Toons to MIPTV

ZDF Enterprises has announced its programming lineup for the 2016 MIPTV market next month. Among weight European dramas and upbeat format offerings, the company will be promoting three ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Nights NY April Screening Announced

The organizers of Animation Nights New York have revealed the details for their April events, including a Master Class presentation by legendary indie animator Bill Plympton, and a ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Inks Trio of U.K. Deals

9 Story Media Group has licensed three of its hit animated kids shows to different U.K. broadcasters, ahead of its planned attendance at the 2016 MIPTV market. Turner Broadcasting’s ... Continue Reading →
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The Cast of The Jungle Book Posed with Their Onscreen Animals Disney’s live-action update of the classic features only one live actor, the rest are painstakingly crafted CG critters. CDPR ... Continue Reading →
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Starburns Picks Up Michael Jackson ‘Bubbles’ Script

Isaac Adamson’s script treatment of the touching story of a pop icon (Michael Jackson) and his pet chimp, Bubbles, has been snatched up by End Cue and Dan Harmon’s indie ... Continue Reading →