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Terry Pratchett’s ‘Duel’ Premieres at Trinity

A new CG-animated short set in the “Unseen University” of fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld makes its world premiere today at a special screening at the ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto’s Animation Art Festival Accepting Submissions

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has issued a call for submissions for its 2014 edition. The upcoming edition of the growing event not only accepts animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boles,’ ‘Signum’ Win at Poland’s Stop-Mo Fest

The winners of the 4th Annual Se-Ma-For international stop-motion animated festival held in Lodz, Poland were announced this weekend. Led by René Chenier, National Film Board of Canada ... Continue Reading →
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Toonzone Takes Legal Action Against Aurora

L.A.-based Toonzone Studios is taking legal action against Aurora World Corporation over the contractual rights for its YooHoo & Friends animated show. Toonzone is attempting to ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Buyers: 2013 Edition

Before you attempt to rub elbows with key toon buyers at the MIPCOM market, grease those puppies up with the inside scoop on their likes, dislikes and possible conversation starters. Ashley ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans Interactive ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Event

Beginning October 18 in select theaters, The Walt Disney Studios will offer a special engagement of Second Screen Live: The Nightmare Before Christmas, an interactive movie-going experience. Audiences ... Continue Reading →
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Gromit Sculptures Are a Financial Boon for Bristol

Nearly 1.2 million people are estimated to have visited Bristol’s Gromit Unleashed trail—a statue parade of various inventive versions of local studio Aardman Animation’s ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg’s MIPCOM Keynote Tackles Evolving Industry

This year’s MIPCOM Personality of the Year, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, delivered his keynote speech at the Cannes event today, during which he theorized about ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Is First DVD Mailed to Voters

The team at Fox/DreamWorks are hoping that being the first studio to send out their DVD screeners to Academy members will get them a head start in the wide-open Oscar race this year. ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Reveals More Details

The Italian digital media conference VIEW, happening Oct 15-18 in Torino (immediately following VIEWFest) will be chock full of activity, information and special events this year. Highlights ... Continue Reading →