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AAN, Cinema Nouveau Launch FupiToons Fest

African Animation Network and Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau have teamed up to launch a new kid-friendly animated short film event in Africa, FupiToons Festival — “fupi” ... Continue Reading →
Super Mario Odyssey

Gamescom Award Winners: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Is Best of Show

Gamescom 2017 wrapped up in Cologne Thursday night with the presentation of this year’s awards. Sweeping the event was the Nintendo Switch title Super Mario Odyssey, which snagged ... Continue Reading →
The Muppets Take the Bowl

New Details Revealed Re. Muppets at the Hollywood Bowl

If you are a die-hard Muppets fan, you won’t miss the chance to see Jim Henson’s beloved characters perform some of their favorite songs at the legendary Hollywood Bowl Sept. 8 ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Force Friday II

Global Star Wars AR Event ‘Find the Force’ Blasts Off Sept. 1

Building on the success of 2015’s inaugural Force Friday, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced Find the Force, a global augmented reality event rolling out on Force Friday II (September ... Continue Reading →
Thorgar

Collingwood to Pilot ‘Thorgar’ Series at Cartoon Forum

Award-winning UK studio Collingwood & Co. (Animal Stories; Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave) has just wrapped production on a pilot for its new animated series, Thorgar, a 52 x 11 min. ... Continue Reading →
Heroes of Envell

MIPJunior Recruits Russian Toon ‘Heroes of Envell’ for World Premiere

For the first time in its 25-year history, the MIPJunior content market has selected a Russian animated project as one of its World Premiere TV Screenings. Organizers Reed MIDEM have ... Continue Reading →
Spirited Away

3rd Screenings Added to Remaining Studio Ghibli Fest Flicks

GKIDS and Fathom Events have announced that due to popular demand for showing of My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service, the remaining four must-see Hayao Miyazaki classics ... Continue Reading →
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WIN Tickets to Crunchyroll Expo 2017!

On August 25-27, the Santa Clara Convention Center in California’s Bay Area will be inundated with otaku for the first-ever Crunchyroll Expo, presented by the leading anime multi-media ... Continue Reading →
Owl & Cloud

Ottawa Animation Fest Opens Pitch Contest

North America’s top toon fest, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, has opened submissions for the 2017 Pitch THIS! competition, presented in partnership with Corus Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →
Assassin's Creed: Origins

2017 Gamescom Awards Nominees Announced

The jury panel of German and international games journalists and YouTubers has set the list of nominees for the 2017 Gamescom Awards. Over 100 entries were submitted this year, and ... Continue Reading →