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Daily News Bytes: Remembering Bhimsain, Phosphene Founder Talks Women in VFX, A Nickelodeon Tour & More

Ace Animator and Filmmaker Bhimsain Dies at 81 Indian animation legend Bhimsain Khurana made his debut in 1970 with The Climb, which won the Silver Hugo at the Chicago Int’l Film ... Continue Reading →
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Crunchyroll Movie Night Presents ‘Bungo Stray Dogs – DEAD APPLE’ in May

Crunchyroll Movie Night returns with a presentation of Bungo Stray Dogs – DEAD APPLE, bringing the supernatural investigators action to the big screen in its North American premiere. ... Continue Reading →
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Jackie Chan, Constance Wu to Voice Sony’s ‘Wish Dragons’

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed more details about its 2019 slate. The studio will release Wish Dragons, a new retelling of the “1,001 Nights” genie-in-a-bottle story retold ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: Rick & Morty Visit the Ponyverse; NFB Shorts, ‘Yoko’ in China; Snoop Leads Sci-Fi Indie & More!

Rick and Morty Made a Bizarre Appearance on ‘My Little Pony’ Two very intense animation fandoms have collided in a recent episode of Friendship Is Magic “Grannies Gone Wild” ... Continue Reading →
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Hosoda to Premiere ‘Mirai’ in Cannes

The latest movie from Japanese helmer Mamoru Hosoda, Mirai of the Future will screen as part of Cannes Directors’ Fortnight section in May and will later be released by global outfit ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Robot Trains’ Heads to ME, Shanghai Film Fest 2018, Michael Rosen Opening Children’s Media Conference & More

Mondo TV and Discovery Bring ‘Robot Trains’ to Middle East A three-year deal will set the 3D CG-animated action-adventure series on track in the region, with season 1 (32 x 11’) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lotte That Silhouette Girl’ Wins Best Short at AmDocs

This past weekend, a tribute to a pioneering figure of animation took the Best Short Film honors at the 2018 American Documentary Festival in Palm Springs, CA. Woven of music, light ... Continue Reading →
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Director Haifaa Al-Mansour Toons Up ‘Miss Camel’ at ShadowMachine

Writer-director Haifaa Al-Mansour, who made history as Saudi Arabia’s first female feature director with the award-winning drama Wadjda (2012), has teamed with animation studio ShadowMachine ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA Names 2018 AEF Faculty Grant Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum announces that its 2018 Faculty Grants are awarded to Tom Bancroft (Azusa Pacific University), Soyeon Kim (California State University, ... Continue Reading →
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AT&T Brings Family Adventure ‘Son of Bigfoot’ to DirecTV

AT&T is giving DirecTV customers an exclusive early look at the CG animated family film Son of Bigfoot, available now from DirecTV Cinema. Featuring the voices of Cinda Adams (La ... Continue Reading →