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AAN, Digital Lab Africa Team for Transmedia Pitch Category

Following last month’s announcement of the pitch competition partnership between DISCOP, the African Animation Network and Annecy International Animation Film Festival & Market, ... Continue Reading →

Report from Stuttgart: ‘Loving Vincent’ Filmmakers Go Noir with ‘Shadows’

Loving Vincent‘s UK-Polish writer-director team Hugh Welchman and Dorota Kobiela will return to the world of painting for their next animation feature, The Shadows, which Welchman ... Continue Reading →
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Encounters Fest 2017 Gets Immersive with VR Track

Bristol, UK’s Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for submissions from cutting-edge filmmakers for its virtual reality program: VRgins. Entries must be received ... Continue Reading →
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Report from Stuttgart: “Animation Germany” Launched at APD

The German animation industry came together at the end of this year’s Animation Production Day in Stuttgart to launch May 4 the Animation Germany label “as a way of creating ... Continue Reading →
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Visegrad Animation Forum 2017 Winners Revealed

The fifth edition of the Visegrad Animation Forum, the linchpin industry event for Central and Eastern Europe, wrapped up Thursday, May 4 in Trebon, Czech Republic with the announcement ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hum Chitra Banate Hai’ Wins Indian National Film Awards Animation Prize

The 64th National Film Awards of India has bestowed the Rajat Kamal Award for Best Animation Film on the enchanting mythic piece Hum chitra banate hai (“We Make Images”), directed ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Day in Cannes: ‘Buñuel,’ ‘Junod’ & ‘Release from Heaven’ Slated

The lineup for Animation Day in Cannes is starting to jell, with the big day of “Discoveries” set for May 23 during the prestigious film festival and market. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Project Greenlight & Tongal Name “Next Great Animated Series”

Project Greenlight Digital Studios (from Adaptive Studios) and Tongal have revealed the winner of its “Next Great Animated Series Contest”. The honor was awarded to Alec ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Vet David Silverman Set for Italian BergamoTOONS Fest

This summer, the north of Italy plays host to a three day celebration of animation as the BergamoTOONS Festival runs June 22 through. In addition to free symposiums, film screenings ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Summit ’17: Keynote Highlights & Award Winners

Unity Technologies’ second Vision VR/AR Summit has kicked off in Los Angeles, bringing more than 1,200 creative, tech and business leaders from the industry together to discuss ... Continue Reading →