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‘Urbance,’ ‘Go! Samurai’ Hit Crowdfunding Goals

Kickstarter benefactors have risen to the challenge once again for two high profile animation projects this week. Firstly, Joel Dos Reis Viegas and Sebastien Larroude’s graphically ... Continue Reading →
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20 Films Enter the Best Animated Feature Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that 20 films have been submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature category for the upcoming 87th annual ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Peraza to Receive Friz Freleng Award

Award-winning Disney artist Mike Peraza will be honored with the Friz Freleng Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Animation at the International Family Film Festival this year ... Continue Reading →
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WAC Winners Rep Global Animation Scene

Talented filmmakers from across the globe took home awards at the 2014 World Animation Celebration (WAC) held over the weekend. The event, presented by Animation Libation Studios and ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Partners with Cartoon Hangover to Find New Talent

Sony Pictures Animation is partnering with toon titan Fred Seibert to form GO! Cartoons — a new incubator project that will provide up and coming artists the opportunity to turn ... Continue Reading →
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Gala, Awards Kick Off World Animation Summit

The stars of the animation world gathered under the stars last night for the opening-night gala of the World Animation and VFX Summit, which feted some of the biggest names in the industry. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mario’ Creator Unveils ‘Pikmin’ Shorts

The legendary creator behind some of the world’s most popular videogame franchises — including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong and The Legend of Zelda — and an aid ... Continue Reading →
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Jam Media to Double Workforce

Dublin-based animation firm Jam Media, which earlier this year expanded into Northern Ireland, has announced plans to double its workforce from 40 to 80 in 2015. This news follows Jam’s ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Sets Hosts, Presenters

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce the lineup of presenters for the award ceremony at the World Animation & VFX Summit’s opening night party, set for Nov. 2 from 6-10 ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration Film Schedule Set

The lineup is set for The World Animation Celebration, set for Nov. 1 at The Los Angeles Film School Main Theatre. Presented by Animation Libation Studios and Animation Magazine, the ... Continue Reading →