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Daily News Bytes: Anime’s Industry Illness, Original Force Prods Depart, Best of NW Animation Fest & More

Japan’s Animation Industry Failing to Cultivate Next Generation of Talent Nippon.com‘s culture section dissects the problems behind the country’s impending talent ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Star Citizen’ Faces Real-Time, Some Bad B.O., ‘SpongeBob’ X Anime?! & More

Legendary Voice Actor Kevin Conroy Talks ‘Batman and Harley Quinn,’ Batfleck and Much More The voice of the Caped Crusader for 25 years says he was drawn back into the DC ... Continue Reading →
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At the Movies: ‘Leap!,’ ‘Castle in the Sky’ and ‘Deep’

If you are looking to get your fix of animation at the movies this weekend, you have a quite a few choices to consider: First up, there is Leap!, the new CG-animated offering from the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Oscar Entry Deadlines!, ‘Spider-Man’ Sneak Peek, Triggerfish’s Hot Take, & More

Submission Deadlines for 2017 Oscars Approaching! Get your movie-making rears in gear! Deadlines to submit your work for consideration in the 90th Academy Awards are coming up fast: ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Nick Ladd’s VR Produced Short, ‘Evangelion’ Keeps Rebuilding, David OReilly on Everything, & More

This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR Artist Nick Ladd turned to virtual reality tools Quill and ANIMVR to create his new animated short Escape in ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: The Joker Origin Flick Planned, ‘Rick & Morty’ vs. Bikini Bottom, Inaugural China Licensing Expo, & More!

The Joker Origin Movie on Deck WB and DC are developing another Batman spinoff following the success of Suicide Squad, according to Deadline. The project will be directed and co-written ... Continue Reading →
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Plymptoons Announces Free NYC ‘Revengeance’ Screening

Indie animation fans in the New York area have a great opportunity to catch a free screening of Revengeance — an adult-targeted action toon from Bill Plympton and Jim Lujan. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: IDW Uncovers ‘Powerpuff’ Comics, ‘Lupin III’ Tix on Sale, ‘Aladdin’ Casting & More!

IDW Publishing Reveals ‘Powerpuff Girls: The Bureau of Bad’ #1 Covers In the upcoming three-part story from show and comics writers Haley Mancini & Jake Goldman, the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: 3rd Day for ‘Castle in the Sky’, Blomkamp’s Shorts Shop, Women in VR, & More

Third Date Added for Studio Ghibli Classic ‘Castle in the Sky’ Due to overwhelming demand, GKIDS will present Studio Ghibli Fest screenings of Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved sci-fi/fantasy ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Co. Sets Up Mizchief Animation Label for ‘Leap!’ Debut

The Weinstein Company will be inaugurating a new animated features label, Mizchief, with the August 25 release of Leap! (trailer). The new branch will also serve as a nesting ground ... Continue Reading →