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Annecy to Spotlight Women, Spain

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival will celebrate women who have left their mark on the history of animation, current figureheads and promising young creatives from film ... Continue Reading →
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Moonbot, Amplify Trailer Annie-Nominated ‘The Raven’

Moonbot Studios and Amplify have released a trailer to their Annie-nominated short film collaboration, The Raven. The 11-minute short is based on Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem ... Continue Reading →
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‘Luxo Jr.’ Named to U.S. National Film Registry

Luxo Jr., the 1986 computer-animated short film directed by John Lasseter, has been named to the National Film Registry of the U.S. Library of Congress. The registry selects each year ... Continue Reading →
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FXX Picks Up ADHD Program Block

Fox’s Animation Domination High-Def block has a new home, debuting Jan. 22 on FXX with new episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Stone Quackers. Fans will get a sneak peek of ... Continue Reading →
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Nick, Nick Jr. Coming to Pay TV in Mideast, North Africa

Viacom International Media Networks will expand its offerings on OSN, the leading pay TV network in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the addition of three new 24-hour channels. The ... Continue Reading →
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Ex-Sony Exec Hopper Joins ‘Auntie Claus’

Athena Studios has signed Nate Hopper as co-producer of its in-development stop-motion animation feature film Auntie Claus. Hopper was previously the senior VP of creative affairs at ... Continue Reading →
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Boris FX Acquires mocha Maker Imagineer

Visual-effects software developer Boris FX has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Imagineer Systems, the U.K.-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking and masking tools. Imagineer’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle’ Juggle: A First Look and a Push Back

Disney has released via Twitter the first concept art from its live-action version of The Jungle Book. Directed by Jon Favreau of Iron Man fame, the film will be a mix of live-action ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fritz’ Animator, Director Taylor Dies

Animator Robert Taylor – best known as the animator on Ralph Bakshi’s original Fritz the Cat feature and director and animator of its sequel — died Dec. 11 due to complications ... Continue Reading →
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‘TMNT’ Fights for a Spot in Your Video Collection

Cowabunga, dudes! Clear some space on your home video shelf for the home video release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Paramount, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; ... Continue Reading →