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‘Through the Hawthorn…’ Tops Stuttgart Honors

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concluded its 21st edition April 27 by announcing the winners of the Trickstar awards. The festival reported a record attendance of 85,000. The ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Jon Landau Talks ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Producer Jon Landau gave a sneak peek behind the tech of the upcoming Avatar sequels on Wednesday at FMX 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. James Cameron is working with three teams of writers ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Is Big on Japan

Watchers of the always surprising world of Japanese animated shorts should book their tickets for Animafest Zagreb, taking place June 3-8 in the Croatian capital. The festival organizers ... Continue Reading →
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Laid Off ‘Frozen’ Animators Get Cold Shoulder

IATSE Animation Guild Local 839 business representative Steve Hulett has revealed that some of the union’s members have been snubbed by Disney Animation Studios, according to ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Andy Serkis Talks ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Andy Serkis came to FMX in Stuttgart on Wednesday to show off clips from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and talk performance capture in his continuing role as Caesar. Judging from the ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Bringing 9 Films to Annecy

The National Film Board of Canada will be bringing an assortment of nine short films it produced or co-produced to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 9-14), including ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Film Inst. Hosts Animation Day

The Irish Film Institute in Dublin and Animation Skillnet are joining forces to present a day of discussion, master classes and screenings of shorts around the theme of animation for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya,’ ‘Jutra’ Join Cannes Line Up

Two noteworthy animated projects have been announced as part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight (May 15-25) programming section: Isao Takahata’s highly ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz Presents Animation Masters Summit

Indian studio Toonz Animation has announced the latest edition of its ‘Week with the Masters’ program. Organized as part of the studio’s 15th anniversary celebration, the Indian ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Kids Names Winners

The Toronto International Film Festival’s kiddie content fest revealed the winners of its kid, adult and audience-selected awards on Friday. Here are the key animation winners: Adult ... Continue Reading →