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Bitfilm Launches in Bangalore

The opening festivities of the Bitfilm Festival for Digital Film will kick off in Bangalore on January 17 and mark the beginning of global online voting for the Bitfilm Awards in 3D ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Introduces the AMP Pipeline

Emeryville, Calif.-based Animation Mentor has announced the launch of its new fully distributed production pipeline and the addition of a vfx curriculum and restructured animation program. ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Beefs Up International Distrib. Division

Thanks to the recent success of its many animated and puppet TV properties such as Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid and Pajanimals, The Doozers and third-party properties such as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Matt Hatter Chronicles’ Lands in Spain and Portugal

Iberian broadcasters RTVE and Canal Panda have picked up Platinum Film’s boys’ action series Matt Hatter Chronicles. Public broadcaster RTVE will debut the 26 x 30-minute CGI series ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Hops to New Territories

U.K.’s Silvergate Media has secured several major new pre-sale deals for its charming new CG animated series Peter Rabbit, co-owned by Penguin U.K. Deals have been secured with major ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Counts on ‘Peg + Cat’ for Fall 2013

This week at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS KIDS announced production of the newest addition to its lineup: Peg + Cat, which will premiere this fall. The animated ... Continue Reading →
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Gollum, You Never Looked Better!

The Hobbit’s vfx supervisor Joe Letteri talks about the vfx challenges of returning to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world nine years after the last Lord of the Rings movie cast its spell in ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish Swims with the Majors

The South African studio ups the ante in 2013 with Zambezia and Khumba, two new CG-animated features that have generated great buzz globally. Last year, when Capetown-based Triggerfish ... Continue Reading →
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Naruto Now and Forever

Hayato Date, the director of the popular anime series, discusses the ageless appeal of the ramen-loving, nine-tailed, fox-demon warrior. Ninja, ramen-lover and self-proclaimed knucklehead ... Continue Reading →
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All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →