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NY Int’l Short Film Fest Calls for Entries

The New York International Short Film Festival — running May 31 through June 2, 2016 at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema in NYC — is still accepting submissions in multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Names Jonathan Abraham Director of Int’l Sales & Acquisitions

Entertainment distributor Portfolio Entertainment has hired on Jonathan Abraham as Director of International Sales and Acquisitions, effective immediately. Abraham is now responsible ... Continue Reading →
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First Fan-Owned Studio Legion M Launches

A world’s first has arrived with the opening of Legion M, a new entertainment company that is owned and creatively guided by fan investors. The company’s to-be-announced project ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘TMNT’ Bringing Back ’80s Turtles in March Episode

Radical worlds are set to collide in a new time-traveling episode of Nickelodeon’s CG Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles set to air Sunday, March 27 at 11 a.m. ET/PT. The half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Feature ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR and More

Organizers of the 2016 FMX conference, taking place April 26-29 in Stuttgart, have revealed new details of this year’s programming. Attendees can look forward to presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Google Spotlight Stories ‘On Ice’ Released

A new immersive VR story experience for Google Spotlight Stories, director Shannon Tindle’s On Ice, is now available on YouTube, viewable on many Android devices and Google Cardboard, ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Launches Membership Drive for International Women’s Day

In recognition of International Women’s Day (March 8), Women In Animation is once again sounding the call to action for its pledge to “Reach 50/50 by 2025″ by launching ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Head Announces Gender Parity Goals

The National Film Board of Canada will be ensuring that in future at least half of its productions will be directed by women and half of all production spending will be allocated to ... Continue Reading →
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Deadline Extended: MIPTV Cartoons at Cannes Guide

The MIPTV content market in Cannes is just around the corner, and over on the print side of Animation Magazine we are busily preparing the April issue which will be distributed to all ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Sony’s Animated Ghostbusters Movie Finds Director Clash of Clans commercials director Fletcher Moules is reportedly signed on for the project. ANNY Presents Free Screening March ... Continue Reading →