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‘Oh Willy…’ and ‘Edmond’ Nab More Prizes

There seems to be no shortage of festival prizes for animated shorts this month. Just a few days ago, at the 48th Chicago International Film Festival Oh Willy… (Belgium), directed ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Feature Oscar Deadline Nov. 1

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that films seeking to qualify for the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Oscars must submit entry forms and supporting ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Announces Get Animated! 2012 Schedule & Lineup

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is launching the sixth edition of its free program, Get Animated!, which offers many of the country’s top animated films to communities across ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Summit to Spotlight ‘Rise of the Guardians’

DreamWorks Animation’s eagerly anticipated feature Rise of the Guardians has been generating huge buzz and emerged as one of the major frontrunners of this year’s very competitive ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Forms Partnership with iheed Institute

Leading animation software company Toon Boom and iheed Institute are launching iheedCrowd an online, platform where digital designers have the opportunity to create the next generation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Second Hand’ Wins Best Short Award at VIEW

The VIEW Conference, which is held this week in Turin, Italy, announced the winners of its awards and Social Contest 2012. The entries had been selected by an international jury composed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles,’ ‘Short Man’ Highlight Laguna Fest

Laguna Fest, an animation and multimedia festival running this October 24-28 in Torreón, Mexico, will bring acclaimed animated features from around the world to the country for the ... Continue Reading →
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Google Pays Homage to Winsor McCay

Fans of Winsor McCay’s classic Little Nemo got a lovely present today (October 15) on the 107th anniversary of the comic-strip. The famous Google Doodle paid homage to the influential ... Continue Reading →
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Tissa David Memorial Planned in New York

We got word today through Michael Sporn’s blog that a memorial has been planned for the late animator and teacher Tissa David at the Academy Lighthouse Theater in New York on Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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W!ldbrain Launches Interactive Project ‘Umigo’ Nationwide

DHX Media’s W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, together with outreach partners Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), WTTW Chicago Public Media and research firm Michael Cohen Group, have ... Continue Reading →