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June Foray to Receive Governors Award at Creative Emmys

Animation legend June Foray will receive the prestigious Governors Award at the upcoming Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on September 15. The beloved voice actress, who is 95, and ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ Helps Promote Literacy Day

To celebrate International Literacy Day, the International Reading Association (IRA) and Sony Pictures Animation will host an “Invent Your Future”-themed Twitter chat on ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Plans a Special Richard Williams Evening

Oscar-winning animation legend Richard Williams will step into the spotlight once again on Oct. 4th at a special evening planned at the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, ... Continue Reading →
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SpongeBob “Shellabration” Planned at Universal Studios

It’s time to put on your giant yellow SpongeBob outfit! Nickelodeon announced today that it will host the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration event at Universal Studios Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Shorts Fest Announces Animation Screening

The L.A. Shorts Fest has announced its animation lineup for Monday, September 9. This eclectic program is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. at the Laemmle NoHo 7 in Burbank, Calif. Winners in ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Festival Releases Details of Special Screenings

The Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival (OIAF) has announced that Adam Elliot, Chris Sullivan, and directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 will be ... Continue Reading →
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Will Vinton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Claymation master Will Vinton received a Lifetime Achievement Award this past weekend at a special ceremony at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles. The special tribute to ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA Announces Call for Entries for 41st Annies

Wow… summer isn’t over yet, but ASIFA-Hollywood is already getting ready for its annual Annie Awards. That’s right, it’s time to prepare for the 41st Annual ... Continue Reading →
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Anima Vitae’s ‘Niko 2′ Takes Top Prize in Tokyo

Niko 2: Little Brother, Big Trouble has won top prize at the Tokyo Children’s Film Festival. As a winner of the prize, the feature will also screen at the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cloudy 2′s’ Directors to Keynote Italy’s VIEW Confab

Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, the in-demand directors of Sony Animation’s much-anticipated pic Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 will deliver the closing keynote address at Italy’s ... Continue Reading →