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Stuttgart Festival Launches Animated Fashion Contest

The annual Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (April 23-28) is sponsoring a competition focusing on fashion this year. According to fest organizers, this new fashion award will not ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Announced for 2013 Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Unveils Complete 2013 Lineup

The annual New York-based children’s entertainment event Kidscreen Summit has unveiled its full 2013 conference agenda online at summit.kidscreen.com/2013/agenda/expanded. Running ... Continue Reading →
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Animation U.K. Welcomes New U.K. Tax Credits

The U.K. treasury is poised to publish draft legislation on tax breaks for high-end television and animation next week after it was announced that qualifying productions will receive ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Actors Star in Hurricane Sandy Relief Fundraiser

An all-star reading of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol has been organized to help support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The fundraiser is called “Voices for the Shores” and ... Continue Reading →
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11 Animated Projects to Screen at Sundance

Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Celebrates ‘Smurfs’ Christmas, Annie Nods

Fans of Sony’s CG take on Peyo’s little blue heroes The Smurfs are in for a holiday treat this year as Sony Pictures Animation preps The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol for Cartoon Network! ... Continue Reading →
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40th Annie Nominations Reveal Cluttered Field

The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg Receives Academy’s Humanitarian Prize

DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg was honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences for his humanitarian efforts on Saturday (Dec. 1). The much-admired studio head ... Continue Reading →
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Czech Pic ‘Alois Nebel’ Wins European Film Award

Tomas Lunak’s Alois Nebel won the Best Animated Feature prize at the European Film Awards last Saturday (December 1). The underdog title won over the other two, better-known nominees ... Continue Reading →