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FMX 2017 Conference Spotlights Oscar Honorees

The international conference on animation, VFX, VR, games and transmedia known as FMX is gearing up for its 2017 edition, set for May 2-5 in Stuttgart. This year’s program, headlined ... Continue Reading →
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Bonita Siegel Presiding over Anglophone YMA Awards

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces that kids’ entertainment veteran Bonita Siegel will serve as President of its English-language Awards of Excellence jury for 2017. ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Posts 12% Growth, Dates 2018 Event

The 2017 edition of Kidscreen Summit has wrapped up in Miami, with organizers reporting a 12% year-over-year increase in registrations. The event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees, with ... Continue Reading →
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LIVE! Oscars go to ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper,’ ‘The Jungle Book’

Disney’s Zootopia won the best animated feature award at the 89th annual Academy Awards. Disney-Pixar’s Piper won the best animated short film category. Another Disney project, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zucchini’ Harvests Two César Awards

France’s biggest national cinema celebration, the César Awards, took place Friday night in Paris. While Paul Verhoeven’s awards season darling Elle took the coveted Best Film prize ... Continue Reading →
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VRLA Announces John Riccitiello Keynote, IEEE Academic Track

VRLA — taking place for the third consecutive year April 14-15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center — has made two big programming announcements this week. Unity Technologies ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Ottawa Animation Fest Opens Submissions

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s premiere festival for animated works, is now open for competition entries for 2017. This year’s edition will ... Continue Reading →
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Bay Area Kid Film Fest Celebrates ‘Women Breaking the Mold’

The Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival (BAICFF) is coming up on is 9th annual edition, set for March 10-12 at Chabot Space & Science Center. In celebration of ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes TV Animation WGA Award

On Sunday night, Patton Oswalt hosted the 69th annual WGA Awards — with honors presented by the Writers Guild of America at dual ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. The animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Wins MPSE Golden Reel for Animation

The 64th Golden Reel Awards, presented by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), took place Sunday to celebrate the best in cinema and television soundcraft from 2016. The feature ... Continue Reading →