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Daily News Bytes: Kevin McTurk Takes Swing at ‘Haunted Swordsman,’ Turner Joins FupiToons, Toys ‘R’ Us Files Bankruptcy & More

AAN Partners with Turner for DISCOP Joburg & FupiToons Festival The global broadcasting giant will reunite with African Animation Network during the South Africa content confab, ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Kino Lorber Snags NorAm Rights to Challenging ‘Tehran Taboo’

Kino Lorber has picked up rotoscope-animated festival favorite Tehran Taboo for distribution in the US and English-speaking Canada, with plans for a February theatrical release. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Emmy Awards Rundown, ‘Minions’ Studio Gets Avere-y Big Boost, Adobe to Introduce VR Editing, & More

Five Wins Each for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Put Women at the Forefront of 69th Emmy Awards Sunday was a big night for Hulu, which is ... Continue Reading →
The Ark and the Aardvark

Comedy A-Listers Board ‘The Ark and the Aardvark’

LA-based Unified Pictures — which has recently released live-action titles Vincent N Roxxy and The Layover — has enlisted a stellar troupe of comedy masters to the voice ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘GoT’ History Toons Up, Iloura Reaps “Spoils of War,” Great Moments in Hip-Hop Animation, & More

‘Game of Thrones’ Animated History Illustrates the Targaryen Conquest of Westeros In a bit of an update to the motion-comic style “Histories & Lore” bonus ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Coco’ Trailer’s a Taste of La Chancla, J.J. Abrams Feels the Force & More

J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ The man behind the lens flare-spangled reboot of Star Trek has signed on to the next installment of Lucasfilm’s iconic ... Continue Reading →
Snow Queen

Wizart Reveals Poster for Next ‘Snow Queen’ at TIFF

Russian studio Wizart has taken advantage of the bustling TIFF market in Toronto to reveal a first look at its upcoming new installment of its popular fairytale adventure franchise, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘A Silent Voice’ Tix on Sale, ‘Breadwinner’ Wins Strong Reviews, & More

TICKETS: ‘A Silent Voice’ in US Theaters Oct. 20 ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio’s presentation of the moving anime feature from Naoko Yamada is confirmed for 51 cinemas ... Continue Reading →
Despicable Me 3

‘Despicable Me 3′ Passes Billion-Dollar Mark

Illumination-Universal’s bad-boy comedy adventure Despicable Me 3 has officially joined the $1 billion box office club. The milestone was hit at the start of the weekend, with ... Continue Reading →