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Animation Block Party Spotlight

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles,’ ‘The Last Bus’ Win Stuttgart Prizes

Over the weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s The ... Continue Reading →
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2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Are Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards. The nominations were announced ... Continue Reading →
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Butch Hartman to Give Keynote Address at Ottawa

The Fairly OddParents creator Butch Hartman will be delivering one of this years keynote addresses at the 2012 Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival’s industry event this September. Hartman ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Announces Emerging Technologies Highlights

SIGGRAPH 2012 (Aug. 4-9) has announced a few of the highlights of its Emerging Technologies showcase, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, August 4-9. Offering attendees ... Continue Reading →
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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 →