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‘Guardian Brothers’ Casts Streep, Brooks, Kidman & Zendaya

The Weinstein Company has announced it is picking up worldwide rights (excluding China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau) to Light Chaser Animation’s freshman animated feature The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Russia Plans Tax Cut for Local Animation Industry The international success of Russian produced toons like the Snow Queen movies, Kikoriki and Masha and the Bear have spurred government ... Continue Reading →
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Eonite Raises Funds to Bring 3D Mapping Tech to VR

Palo Alto-based Eonite Perception has completed a $5.25 million seed round of equity funding from leading Silicon Valley venture capitalists and angels to finance taking Eonite’s ... Continue Reading →
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Interactive Art Gallery to Feature at SIGGRAPH ‘16

A gallery exhibition of highly interactive art from around the world will be a special feature of SIGGRAPH 2016, taking place July 24-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern ... Continue Reading →
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Lyndsey Gallant Tapped as Creative Director at Guru Arcade

Guru Arcade — the “indie plus” game developer house at Guru Studio on Toronto — has appointed accomplished games artist Lyndsey Gallant as Creative Director. The outfit ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo’ Final Poster Revealed

A finalized poster for LAIKA’s latest animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings has been revealed, with Focus Features set to release the film nationwide on August 19, 2016. The poster ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior EMEA Picks Up ‘Claude’

Disney Junior Europe, Middle East, Africa & Australia/New Zealand has snapped up Claude, a new 52 x 11 animated series from BAFTA-winning and Emmy nominated studio Sixteen South ... Continue Reading →
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Job, Joris & Marieke’s ‘Otto’ Arrives Online

The latest film from Academy Award-nominated Dutch studio Job, Joris & Marieke has arrived online through The New Yorker Screening Room. The heartfelt 10-minute short, Otto, tells ... Continue Reading →
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AmebaTV Puts on Some Glad ‘Raggs’

Leading Canadian kids streaming platform AmebaTV has signed a deal with Blue Socks Media to take on 20-plus episodes of the Emmy-winning live-action and animation preschool series Raggs ... Continue Reading →
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Auctionata Presents ‘Icons of Animation & Illustration’ May 27

Leading online auction house Auctionata will present “Icons of Animation & Illustration” on Friday, May 27, offering an extensive collection of vintage animation art, production ... Continue Reading →