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‘In This Corner of the World’ Takes Feature Jury Prize at Annecy

Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner of the World won the Jury Award for feature films at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Festival. The Audience Award for features was presented ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 3′ Races Past ‘Wonder Woman’ at the Box Office

Pixar’s Cars 3 raced to the front of the pack at this weekend’s box office with an opening-weekend domestic gross of $54 million and a foreign take of $21million for a $75 ... Continue Reading →
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+ Family Guy paid tribute to the late Adam West with a repeat airing Sunday night of a recent episode featuring his character, Mayor West, winning an auction for a medieval-themed restaurant. ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Special Prizes Announced

The winners of the special prizes have been announced at the Annecy International Animation Festival. Festivals Connexion Award: Nothing Happens, by Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot. Dansk ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy, Mifa Report Record Attendance for 2017

The Annecy International Animation Festival and its market, Mifa, reported record attendance at this year’s event, which wraps Saturday. An estimated 3,000 professionals — an increase ... Continue Reading →
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SMPTE, VES Explore AR at Joint June Meeting

The Hollywood Section of SMPTE and the Visual Effects Society will conduct June 22 a joint meeting to examine the rapidly evolving field of augmented reality. An overview of the ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Annecy, Variety Plant ‘Animation Is Film’ Festival

Producer-distributor GKIDS, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Variety announced the launch of Animation Is Film, an annual animation film festival in Los Angeles. The ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Unveils ‘Apollo Gauntlet’ at Rooster Teeth

Adult Swim is heading to Austin, Texas, to premiere two episodes of its upcoming series Apollo Gauntlet at the Rooster Teeth Animation Festival. Set for July 6-9 at the Austin Convention ... Continue Reading →
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TRIBUTE: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti lit up the sky Thursday night to remember late Batman star and voice actor Adam West. SEQUEL: Reel FX and director Jorge Gutierrez announced ... Continue Reading →
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France Dominates Lineup for 2017 Cartoon Forum

French producers once again dominate the lineup for the 2017 Cartoon Forum, set for Sept. 12-15 in Toulouse, France. The TV pitching forum has selected 83 projects, representing a combined ... Continue Reading →