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Dutch Short ‘Mute’ Gets Online Auds Talking

A new CG animated short project called Mute, about a world populated by people who have no mouths, has been generating a lot of buzz within the toon community lately thanks to a strong ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hedgehogs and the City’ Wins Top Prize at Cinekid

Evalds Lacis’ animated short Hedgehogs and the City won the Best European Animated Short prize at the 27th edition of the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam on Tuesday. Twenty animated ... Continue Reading →
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Europe’s EBU Plans Animated Specials

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), an association of 60 national broadcasters negotiating and advocating for pubcasters in Europe, has revealed plans to create half-hour animated ... Continue Reading →
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Creators Discuss Origins of ‘George & Paul’

Rotterdam-based animation studio Ka-ching Cartoons and Dutch distributor Pedri Animations will pitch a preschool series for ages 4-6 called George & Paul at Cartoon Forum, set ... Continue Reading →
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Germany’s YEP!TV to Air Boy-Targeted Toons

From September 4, the new German media company YEP!TV will begin broadcasting children’s and family programing on free-TV channel ProSieben MAXX. The outlet will primarily target ... Continue Reading →
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Seoul Promotion Plan Reveals Finalists

South Korean international animation market Seoul Promotion Plan (SPP) being held this week has announced the 20 projects which will be competing for a $10,000 prize in three categories: ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Adam Ham Talks New Malaysian Incentives

The Malaysian government has announced new grants and funds to encourage more opportunities for co-productions with the Malaysian animation, games and visual effects industry. The incentives ... Continue Reading →
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Memari Discusses Upcoming Pic, ‘Richard the Stork’

Our European correspondent Peter Schavemaker recently had the chance to talk with Reza Memari, the Berlin-based writer and co-director of a new CG-animated feature titled Richard the ... Continue Reading →
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An Interview From Abroad with Brenda Chapman

Academy Award winning writer and director Brenda Chapman recently gave a masterclass at the Verdens Beste Children’s Film Festival in Tromso, Norway, meeting professionals from the ... Continue Reading →
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Norway’s Fabelfjord to Produce ‘Dunderly’ Toon

Norwegian studio Fabelfjord is producing a new six-minute animated short based on popular children’s book series Dunderly. Targeting two to eight-year-olds, the short is set in ... Continue Reading →