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Mikki Rose Named SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH has selected Mikki Rose, Fur Technical Director at Blue Sky Studios, as the SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair. The longtime event volunteer and last year’s Production ... Continue Reading →
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Brad Bird to Receive ADG Cinematic Imagery Award

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird will be honored with the Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild at its 21st Annual ... Continue Reading →
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DRG Invests in Wildseed Incubator, Submissions Open

Indie distribution company DRG — owned by the nice entertainment group and backed by Modern Times Group — has partnered with BAFTA-winning content and incubation company ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Brands on Top in APAC

Turner’s children’s brands in Asia Pacific — Cartoon Network, Boomerang, POGO and Toonami — combined forces over the last year to create the region’s No. ... Continue Reading →
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Media I.M. Inks More Disney Deals for ‘Sunny Bunnies’

London-based animation & family entertainment distributor Media I.M. has closed a raft of new territory agreements with Disney channels for the Belarus-produced CG series Sunny ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Counts on ‘Numberblocks’

A new animated series that asks, what happens when numbers come to life?, has launched on CBeebies in the UK with the Monday arrival of Numberblocks — a 30 x 5 sister series to ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Signal Film Director Albert Omoss and electronica duo Pal&Drome create a monochromatic digital metamorphosis for the fest, which will highlight ... Continue Reading →
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Preliminary Approval Granted in DWA Settlement

US District Judge Lucy Koh has given her preliminary approval to the $50 million payment proposed by DreamWorks Animation back in October as settlement for the ongoing animators’ ... Continue Reading →
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Friends Electric Opens Shop in LA & London

VFX studio Electric Theatre Collective has birthed a brand new, full-service production company and creative consultancy called Friends Electric, based in London and LA. Focused on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’ Gets a Roaring Reception

The Mouse House has really gotten its TV ratings engine revving with last Sunday’s premiere of its new preschool toon Mickey and the Roadster Racers. The series bowed on Disney ... Continue Reading →