Skin for Skin

NFB Short ‘Skin for Skin’ Gets Fantasia Fest World Premiere

Neo-Gothic mixed technique animated short Skin for Skin — directed by Calgary filmmakers Carol Beecher and Kevin D. A. Kurytnik, produced by the National Film Board of Canada ... Continue Reading →
Aardman Co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton

Photos: The Magic of Aardman Exhibit Opens in Melbourne

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has opened a cracking new exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of the world’s most successful animation studios, ... Continue Reading →
The Reflection: Wave One

Stan Lee & Hiroshi Nagahama’s ‘Reflection’ Debuts July 22 in Japan

A new superheroic collaboration between American comics legend Stan Lee and acclaimed Japanese anime director Hiroshi Nahamaha (Mushishi, Flowers of Evil, Detroit Metal City) will bow ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Shifts Dates to Avoid General Strike

Organizers of the 2017 Cartoon Forum have responded to a general strike announcement by French trade unions by moving the dates of this year’s event up a day. To avoid the September ... Continue Reading →
Tom Sito

Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Trailering ‘Rick and Morty’ S3, ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ & More

VIDEO: ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 3 Trailer Wubba lubba dub dub! The long wait is almost over, with all new completely insane episodes coming to Adult Swim starting July 30 at 11:30 ... Continue Reading →
Voltron Legendary Defender

DWA & Netflix Plot Legendary Comic-Con with ‘Voltron’ Events

DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix are bringing mecha mega-fun to San Diego Comic-Con with special plans around hit animated series revamp Voltron Legendary Defender. Fans ... Continue Reading →
Oscar

NFB Animated Short Doc ‘Oscar’ Streams for Free

Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s animated documentary short Oscar — a biographical piece on acclaimed jazz pianist Oscar Peterson — has been made available to stream for free ... Continue Reading →
Out of this World

Next Animation Launches nxTOONS Kids’ Platform

Taipei-based Next Animation Studio announced the launch of nxTOONS, a new digital platform for original kids’ content. Simultaneously, Next has debuted new nxTOONS animated series ... Continue Reading →
Song of a Toad

SIGGRAPH CG Fest: ‘Song of a Toad’ Is Best in Show

Following the Electronic Theater selections announcement, SIGGRAPH has unveiled the winners of this year’s Computer Animation Festival — running throughout the LA event from ... Continue Reading →