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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 →
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Entertainment Pros Launch ZAG Animation

A new feature production house called ZAG Animation Studios has emerged on the scene, as a joint venture of Haim Saban (chairman & CEO Saban Capital Group, founder Saban Brands), ... Continue Reading →
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Sandra Oh, Ann Marie Fleming Crowdfund for Feature Toon

Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh is looking to break into the animation biz. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the acclaimed actress is collaborating with director Ann Marie Fleming ... Continue Reading →
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NFB to Get Animated for Animation Day

The National Film Board of Canada is planning a slate of activities to celebrate International Animation Day, offering lots of opportunities to view animated films online and on the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dam Keeper’ Wins Best Animated Short at Spark

Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi’s The Dam Keeper has won the inaugural Best Animated Short Award at the Spark Animation Conference, Film Festival and Job Fair. The film was awarded ... Continue Reading →
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Angels & Airwaves Hypes Album with Animation

Rock group Angels & Airwaves, fronted by Blink 182′s Tom DeLonge, has turned to the world of indie animation to boost its multiplatform promotion for upcoming album The Dream ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration Sets Judges, Panelists

The World Animation Celebration has announced the judges and panelists for the one-day international short film festival set for Nov. 1 at the Los Angeles Film School. A presentation ... Continue Reading →