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World Animation Summit: Michael Hirsh Master Class

In the world of animation production few names inspire as much awe and respect as Michael Hirsh, co-founder of Nelvana, Cookie Jar, and current vice chairman of DHX Media and chairman ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: VFX of ‘The Walk’

The Walk, Robert Zemeckis’ feature film chronicling performer Philippe Petit’s amazing high-wire walk between the towers of New York’s World Trade Center, is a stunning ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: The Business of Show Business

The business model of entertainment has been disrupted, and studios and individuals are seeing that the old way of creating engaging content must change in order to attract the hearts ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Spreads Holiday Warmth

Disney’s Frozen is welcoming the holiday season with a celebratory “Family Is the Best Gif of All” message, television debuts on Disney Channel, new Disney Interactive content ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha’ Coming to Italian Theaters at Christmas

Hit Russian TV toon Masha and the Bear will make its big screen debut across Italy this Christmas with a special theatrical screening event, thanks to a joint agreement between Warner ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Building Your Brand

The issue of branding excites and confounds the most savvy of animation creators and executives and at the World Animation and VFX Summit on Tuesday five of the industry’s top professionals ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Looking Beyond Network TV

The era of the Big 3 networks as the only conduit for animated television is a thing of the past. Content creators and executives are now faced with the boon of the internet age, video ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Oscar Contenders Panel

2015 proved to be a banner year in the world of animated features, and the Oscar Contenders gathered at the World Animation and VFX Summit to discuss the artistry of creating beloved ... Continue Reading →