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‘Gumball,’ ‘Room on the Broom’ Take Top BAA Honors

The British Animation Awards have revealed their honorees for the 2014 awards ceremony, which took place today at the British Film Institute’s Southbank, London location. The ... Continue Reading →
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Stuart Snyder Announces Turner Departure

Stuart Snyder, president and chief operating officer of the Turner Animation group that oversees Cartoon Network, is leaving the network at the end of March. According to a report in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Minuscule’ Tops Cartoon Movie Tributes

Thomas Szabo and Hélène Giraud won the director of the year honor for their film Minuscule at the 2014 Cartoon Movie Tributes. Announced Friday in Lyon, France, the winners were presented ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Perseverance Earns ‘War of the Worlds: Goliath’ Limited Theatrical Release

You can’t talk about War of the Worlds — the seminal H.G. Wells science-fiction novel ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Paddington Bear’ Teaser Debuts

Big, fuzzy news from across the pond: The first trailer for Paul King’s (The Mighty Boosh) CG feature adaptation of Paddington Bear has arrived! Based on the popular children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Academy Reveals Animation Shortlist

The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced its shortlist of nominees in the Animation, Short Film and Feature Documentary categories (but we only care about the first two, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Interactive Slashes 700 Jobs

The Mouse House’s lone lame-duck operation Disney Interactive has made entertainment financial wags’ predictions come true by enacting an estimated 700 layoffs, or 26% of ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Dame to Kill For’ Trailer Hits Web

Dimension Films has released the (long awaited) first trailer for Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s stylized graphic novel adaptation Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Yes, it’s ... Continue Reading →
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Firsts Among Equals

I doubt anyone was really surprised last week when Frozen was announced as the winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, though I have to say that I have been a little ... Continue Reading →
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Greg McLeod Completes Animation Marathon

Greg McLeod, of BAFTA-winning Brothers McLeod fame, has completed his ambitious project to animate a second of footage each day for a year, and the 1,000+ hours of work have culminated ... Continue Reading →