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New Wallace & Gromit Short Planned for Queen’s Jubilee

A new animated short featuring Aardman’s beloved plasticine characters Wallace and Gromit is scheduled to debut in conjunction with the big Diamond Jubilee of the Queen celebration ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Announces Papers and Courses Highlights

The annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation confab has released more info about its upcoming program in Los Angeles (August 5-9). “This year’s program features papers that propel the ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Student Finalists

Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Dives into the Toon Biz

Online retail powerhouse Amazon has entered the animated series business. The content development division, Amazon Studios, announced today that it is now accepting proposals for original ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’12 to Highlight VFX, Virtual Production

The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party 2012: First Batch of Judges Announced!

That’s right, it’s almost time for Animag’s 2012 Pitch Party! The annual competition that gets YOUR toon ideas in front of top industry decision makers and offers the chance to ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Focus on Digital Animation Pioneers

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a fantastic event about the development of digital animation for Monday, May 21 at 7:30 PM. Held at the org’s Samuel Goldwyn ... Continue Reading →
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Evidence of Stone-Age Era Animation Is Discovered

Fred Flintstone, animator? The real Stone Age-era families might have actually dabbled in animation, according to a story in the Australian Times. Anthropologists investigating caves ... Continue Reading →
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Produced By Confab Announces 2012 Lineup

The fourth annual Produced by Conference, which is held this year June 8-10 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, has announced its jam-packed program for this year. Academy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fraggle Rock’ Preps 30th Celebration

The Jim Henson Company is gearing up for its hit children’s puppetry series Fraggle Rock’s 30th Anniversary in 2013 with plans for celebrations, events and new products for fans ... Continue Reading →