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Magruder’s ‘M.F.K.’ Wins First Dwayne McDuffie Award

Nilah Magruder’s web comic M.F.K. became the first-ever recipient of the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity, presented at Long Beach Comics Expo. The award is named after Dwayne ... Continue Reading →
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Backstage at the Oscars: Disney Sweeps, ‘Interstellar’ Soars

In a bit of a surprise, Disney’s Big Hero 6 took home the best animated feature Oscar last night, making it two in a row in the John Lasseter era following Frozen, and the Mouse ... Continue Reading →
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APD to Qualify 3 Projects for Cartoon Forum

Three of the presented series at the Animation Production Day — hosted by the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX — will qualify directly for participation in Cartoon Forum. The ... Continue Reading →
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Mark Simon’s ‘The Key’ Wins Telly Award

Florida-based animator Mark Simon was honored with a 2015 Telly Award for his Toon Boom Animation showpiece, The Key. Nearly 12,000 entries from across the States and numerous foreign ... Continue Reading →
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Inaugural Animate Dubai Fest Set for April

As part of Dubai Art Season, the Arabian Gulf region will see the launch of its first annual, international animated film festival: Animate Dubai, kicking off April 22-25. The organizers ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Wins WGA Award for ‘Brick Like Me’

There was only one award for animation at the WGA Awards this weekend, and it followed the odds and went to The Simpsons. The beloved and long-running Fox animated series earned four ... Continue Reading →
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Art of LAIKA Auction Collects $1 Million in Sales

More than 250 screen-used puppets, maquettes, paint test models, props, set pieces, and original concept and production art from LAIKA generated sales of more than $1 million in Heritage ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery: The 2014 World Animation & VFX Summit

Step and Repeat Opening ... Continue Reading →
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SXSW Sets Animated Shorts Program

South by Southwest has announced the lineup of films for its 2015 edition, including selections for the animated short film category. Set for March 13-21 in Austin, Texas, the film ... Continue Reading →
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One Screen Announces Three Animation Winners

The One Screen Film Festival organizers One Club have announced the 2015 award winners for the global film and advertising industry competition, including three top level animated shorts. ... Continue Reading →