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MIA Now Open for Pitch Contest Submissions

The MIA Animation Conference & Festival, taking place in Miami October 10-11, is now accepting submissions for its Pitching Contest. Creators are encouraged to submit their projects ... Continue Reading →
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DePaul Hosts Brothers Quay in Chicago

The DePaul Humanities Center, with support from the DePaul Animation Program, will be hosting identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay — a.k.a. The Brothers Quay, the celebrated ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay Winners and Pics

France dominated the 2014 edition of Cartoons on The Bay, taking home six Pulcinella Awards at Venice event that ran April 10-12. The winners of the competition are as follows: • ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi, Kaplan to Present at SVA Dustys

Filmmaker Ralph Bakshi and acclaimed producer Yvette Kaplan are among the animation and movie making professionals set to present awards at the 25th annual Dusty Film & Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Director Dishes on 2014 Event

Croatian animation festival Animafest — The World Festival of Animated Film Zagreb, the second oldest festival in Europe — will be held in Zagreb between June 3 – 8. Animafest ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon to Acquire comiXology

According to ComicBookResources.com, e-tailer giant Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire leading North American digital comics distributor comiXology. The deal is expected to ... Continue Reading →
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Aussie University Hosts Awesomely Offensive Animation Fest

Those who do not come from the land down under may just chunder now that we know that Australia’s University of Newcastle is planning an on-campus, outdoor festival of animated films ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s Sarah Smith Launches Locksmith Animation

Sarah Smith, award-winning producer, writer and director and former Creative Director at Aardman Features, has established a new CG animated features studio in the U.K. called Locksmith ... Continue Reading →
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Chaos Group Spotlights Student Films, Indies at FMX

Chaos Group, the makers of the popular V-Ray rendering solution, will be attending this year’s FMX event in Stuttgart (April 22-25) to highlight how the software helps vfx students ... Continue Reading →
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42nd Annie Awards Set for Jan. 31 at Royce Hall

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the 42nd Annual Annie Awards will be presented Jan. 31, 2015, at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles. This is the sixth consecutive year Royce ... Continue Reading →