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SIGGRAPH Asia: Scott Ross on China’s Media Potential

With its seventh edition finally bringing SIGGRAPH Asia to mainland China, the question on everyone’s mind is what does the future hold for animation and visual effects in the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Dominates WGA Animation Noms

The Writers Guild of America have released the list of nominations for the 2015 Writers Guild Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio and promotional ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Town Antitrust Suits Consolidated

It’s official: the three class-action suits brought against Sony, Disney, DreamWorks Animation and other animation studios over alleged anti-poaching and wage-fixing agreements ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

DHX Media has announced an agreement to acquire Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment and its subsidiaries for approximately $57 million — the transaction is expected to be ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Leads Annie Nominations Pack

The International Animated Film Society has unveiled the nominees for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards, which will be celebrated at a ceremony held at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Knights of Sidonia’ Selected for SIGGRAPH Asia

Tokyo-based Polygon Pictures has announced that its animated series Knights of Sidonia has been nominated in the SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Computer Animation Festival during Asia’s largest ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lego,’ ‘Shaun,’ CN Take Top Kids’ BAFTAs

The LEGO Movie, Shaun the Sheep and Cartoon Network won top categories at the 2014 Children’s BAFTA Awards, presented Sunday in London at a gala awards ceremony. The LEGO Movie ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park’ Vinyl Set for Record Store Day

Collectors, take note: Comedy Central Records and South Park are teaming up to release a limited-edition 7-inch vinyl picture disc in honor of Record Store Day, set for Black Friday, ... Continue Reading →
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Anima Sets 2015 Plans

The Brussels International Animation Film Festival, or Anima, has set its 2015 dates for February 13-22 in Flagey, Belgium. Part of the program will also be screened in the cities of ... Continue Reading →
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Fest Anča 2015 Calls for Entries

Slovakia’s international animation festival Fest Anča has launched its call for entries for the 2015 edition. Filmmakers are invited to submit their films made after January ... Continue Reading →