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Call for Entries: ITFS ’17 Submit your animated shorts, student films, kids’ fare and features by December 1 for the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (May 2-7, 2017)! SAG-AFTRA ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Partners with Animation SA for DISCOP Pitch Contest

Turner is lending a strong shoulder toward pushing the African animation industry forward by partnering with South African industry organization Animation SA to present the Kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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Flying Bark’s Barbara Stephen Wins NSW Women in Business Award

Barbara Stephen, Managing Director of Sydney-based animation studio Flying Bark Productions, has been named the winner of the “NSW Women in International Business” category ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Berkowitz Named Head of Development at Atomic Cartoons

Thunderbird announces the appointment of Matthew Berkowitz as Head of Development at subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The former Arc Productions exec has been brought onboard to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Alibaba Consolidates Entertainment Assets

China’s massive Alibaba Group is consolidating its key entertainment outfits into the new Alibaba Digital Media & Entertainment Group. This will comprise businesses including ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Puts ‘Robot Trains’ on Track for DISCOP Africa

Euro producer/distributor Mondo TV is bringing some of its biggest new titles to DISCOP Africa 2016, the continent’s premiere TV and online content industry gathering (Nov. 2-4 ... Continue Reading →
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Interfilm Fest Slates Five Animation Programs

Berlin’s biggest short film festival, interfilm, is preparing for its 2016 edition which will run November 14-20 at multiple cinemas and venues (including the planetarium) across ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Developing Live-Action Snow White Walt’s groundbreaking fairytale feature is the latest Disney animation classic to be lined up for a musical “reimagining.” ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Rusty Rivets’ Premieres on Nick Jr Nov. 8

A very inventive new preschool series, Rusty Rivets premieres on Nick Jr. next Tuesday, November 8 at 1 p.m. ET. Ahead of the premiere, Nick has shared with us an exclusive clip from ... Continue Reading →