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Cinesite, Comic Animations Enter Feature Toon Market

Cinesite and 3QU Media have announced a major deal which will bring Cinesite into the family feature animation realm, with the first project — Charming — on deck. 3QU Media ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Picks Global Shorts Finalists

Nickelodeon has whittled the nearly 600 submissions from around the world for its 2014 Global Animated Shorts Program down to eight finalists. This is only the second year that international ... Continue Reading →
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J.J. Abrams to Receive VES Visionary Award

J.J. Abrams will receive the Visual Effects Society’s Visionary Award in recognition of his contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 13th Annual ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya’ Tops Fantastic Fest Winners

Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas has declared Studio Ghibli’s animated feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya — directed by Isao Takahata — to be the audience-voted top ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Plans Surprise-Packed NYCC Panel

Imagine the heart pounding thrill of a magical New York Comic Con panel where anyone from your favorite Cartoon Network comedy series can show up, and anything could happen! That’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hipopotamy,’ ‘Seth’s Dominion’ Top Ottawa Winners

The official competition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) came to a close Saturday with the highly anticipated awards ceremony held at St. Brigid’s Centre ... Continue Reading →
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NYFF Premieres Remaster of Grimault’s ‘Mockingbird’

Paul Grimault’s classic 1952 animated feature The King and the Mockingbird will be revived at the 2014 New York Film Festival in October, when the painstakingly restored version ... Continue Reading →
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London Animation Fest Kicks Off October 24

The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) will return to the Barbican Centre for its 2014 edition, offering 10 days of forums, workshops and over 200 selections of animated ... Continue Reading →
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Wage Suppression Suit Requests Apple Case Judge

The legal action against DreamWorks Animation, Disney, Pixar, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Lucasfilm alleging the studios had a deal in place to prevent talent ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sends ‘Archer’ on NYCC Mission

FX has planned a trio of panels for its highly lauded shows during New York Comic-Con next month, including a jam-packed session on everyone’s favorite animated — and often ... Continue Reading →