UBM Launching Licensing Expo China in 2017

UBM, the largest B2B event and trade show organizer in the US and Asia, has announced next summer will see the launch of Licensing Expo China, which will run July 18-20 at the National ... Continue Reading →

10 Toons Not to Miss at MIP

On top of our MIP Junior hit list in last issue, here are an additional 10 shows coming quite fresh to the MIPCOM market, poised to take on the world’s airwaves.   Caiman Produced ... Continue Reading →

Pixelatl ‘16: Storytelling Makes Us Human

In the past five years, I’ve seen the animation, video games and comics event, Festival Pixelatl, develop into a serious contender by connecting, building and promoting the Mexican ... Continue Reading →

Clip: Celebrate World Septopus Day with Hank!

On October 8, cephalopod supporters across the globe will celebrate World Octopus Day, in recognition of the amazing eight-armed creatures that live in Earth’s oceans. And today, ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Reveals Master Classes

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce that this year’s World Animation and VFX Summit will feature three Master Classes lead by top industry experts, taking place Wednesday, November ... Continue Reading →

Marv Newland Curates Toon Showcase for VIFF

Canadian animation legend Marv Newland (Postalolio, Bambi Meets Godzilla) has been charged with curating Vancouver International Film Festival’s second annual “Kooks and Legends” ... Continue Reading →

‘Nudinits’ Makes Animation Selection List for LA Femme

British animation company Woolly Vision will present its online short sensation Nudinits – Tickled Pink as part of the Animated Film Official Selection at this year’s LA Femme ... Continue Reading →

‘Power of Mattel’ Art Show Celebrates ‘80s Nostalgia in LA

If you are a fan of classic toy and toon properties (like, who isn’t?) and you happen to be in the Los Angeles area, be sure to get down to Gallery 1988 (West) between now and October ... Continue Reading →

12 Shorts Make 2017 Cesar Selection Cut

The Academie des Arts et Techniques du Cinema have announced 12 films will be competing for nomination in the 2017 Cesar Awards race for best animated short. Members of the Academie ... Continue Reading →

Nucleus Presents Tezuka Exhibition Oct. 8

Nucleus art gallery in Alhambra, California is presenting an exhibition in honor of the godfather of manga, Osamu Tezuka. Opening October 8 and running through October 23, the “Official ... Continue Reading →