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Festival Report: Italy’s BergamoTOONS a Celebration of Laughter

The month of June ended on an animated note in northern Italy thanks to the inaugural edition of the BergamoTOONS Festival, which became “the world capital of cartoons” from June ... Continue Reading →
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Inaugural WIA Diversity Awards Set for Spark Animation 2017

Spark Compute Graphics Society and Women in Animation have teamed up to present the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards during this year’s Spark Animation conference & festival, taking ... Continue Reading →
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Writers Guild Awards 2018 Timeline Announced

Attention, animation and videogame writers: WGAW and WGAE have set the timeline for the 70th Annual Writers Guild Awards, honoring outstanding writing in film, TV, new media and more. ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Primetime Emmys: Cartoon Network, Disney & Fox in Triple Nominee Tie

Nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre in North Hollywood, with actors Anna Chlumsky (Veep) and Shemar ... Continue Reading →
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Bald Mountain ‘Fantasia’ Art Adds to Record Animation Auction

Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art Auction in Dallas on July 1-2 scored a record-breaking $1.4 million in sales, thanks to rare offerings like a fabulous selection of original pieces ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Ireland Sets 2 World Premieres for Galway Film Fleadh

Trade association Animation Ireland (animationireland.com) announces that two of its member companies — Pink Kong Studios and Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon — will present ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH ’17 Details 11 Production Sessions

The SIGGRAPH 2017 conference & exhibition will take over the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 30 to August 3, offering papers and presentations, engaging speakers (like keynoter ... Continue Reading →
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Late Night Work Club Collective Heads to Cardiff

Late Night Work Club — a creative collective of award-winning artists and filmmakers — will be representing in Wales with a contingent of animators from the UK and Ireland ... Continue Reading →
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East Africa Gets First Animation Pitch Competition with Anicomp

There’s no slowing down for the African Animation Network, which in its most recent game-changing collaboration has teamed up with Nairobi Comic Con (NAICCON), The Association ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants: You Bring the Color

Nick Invites Fans to “Bring the Color” for ‘SpongeBob’ Event

Nickelodeon is offering a unique chance for fans to share their creative flair with SpongeBob SquarePants: You Bring the Color — a digital initiative where viewers color scenes ... Continue Reading →