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MIPJunior Introduces International Pitch Contest

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, international children’s global content market MIPJunior is launching a new competition. Designed to discover the next big brand in kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Pratchett’s World Inspires Irish Animation Project

Ireland’s Animation Hub is adapting a work by famous fantasy and science fiction novelist Terry Pratchett, titled The Duel. Set in the Unseen University of Pratchett’s Discworld ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Banker,’ ‘Tableau’ to Screen at Ottawa

Phil Mulloy’s The Banker, Jean-Francois Laguionie’s Le Tableau (The Painting) and Don Hertzfeldt’s latest short It’s Such a Beautiful Day are part of the terrific lineup for ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation to Acquire Classic Media

It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Company Cuts Ties with Chick-fil-A

The Jim Henson Company will no longer do business with Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A. Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A recently told the Baptist Press that Chick-fil-A was “guilty ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Business Symposium Details

This year’s SIGGRAPH Business Symposium, taking place August 5 in Los Angeles, aims to provide an interactive, intimate forum for open conversations among leaders and execs in the ... Continue Reading →
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Buenos Aires Fest Launches Toon Event

The Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film has announced a new spin-off event called Animated BAFICI – Winter Collection. The three day toon festival will kick off ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight: Doug Crane

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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USC Curates DreamWorks Animation Exhibit

The USC School of Cinematic Arts will host a curated art exhibit of DreamWorks Animation’s 24 animated features including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and How To Train Your ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Offers 2012 Student Showcase & Contest

Online animation school Animation Mentor has released the latest edition of its global showcase of work by its animation students. This year’s theme “Power of Inspiration” focuses ... Continue Reading →