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Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Offers More Info on Animation Tax Break

The U.K. government formally opened its consultation on a proposed tax break program for high-end TV productions, animation projects and video games. The Treasury Secretary George Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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AniMazSpot Plans UPA and ‘Mr. Magoo’ Tribute

L.A.’s mini-animation festival AniMazSpot 2012 (September 10 – 16) has announced that it will divide its events between the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale and the modern Woodbury ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ to Unspool at Giffoni

European audiences can’t get enough of Scrat and his buddies. Fox’s fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise has been selected to premiere at the Italian Giffoni Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, CalArts Educational Program Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

This weekend, Sony Pictures Media Arts Program will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its program which provides arts and media education to underserved youth, along with partners ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild and AMPTP Strike a New Deal

The Animation Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers announced that they have reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. The tentative pact, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Selects 70 Projects for 2012 Edition

The European animated TV co-production event Cartoon Forum has announced the 70 titles selected for its 23rd edition. The forum, which takes place Sept. 11-14 in the beautiful French ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Picks Jane McGonigal as Keynote

The finishing touches are being put on the annual SIGGRAPH computer graphics and interactive techniques conference/exhibition, which will take place this year at the Los Angeles Convention ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Appoints Marcel Jean Artistic Director

Fresh off the 2012 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival & MIFA market, the fest organizers have announced that Canadian producer, director and author Marcel ... Continue Reading →
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Disney to Open ‘Art of Frankenweenie’ Exhibit

Walt Disney Studios will launch a touring exhibition featuring the art of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, the director’s upcoming stop-motion, animated feature film which comes out ... Continue Reading →