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Surreal Comedy ‘Mystery Soup’ Wins BBC’s ANIM8

CBBC and BBC Worldwide have announced that surreal 2D animated comedy Mystery Soup from Victoria Manifold and Hannah Jacobs has been selected as the winning pitch for the channel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Fantastic Planet: A Psychedelic Adult Animation Classic Rene Laloux and Roland Topor’s mesmerizing ’70s sci-fi toon harkens back to a golden age of adult-targeted, high-concept ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

Universal has released a new trailer for its CG musical-comedy Sing, the latest from Illumination Entertainment and due in theaters December 21, 2016. The newest spot puts viewers on ... Continue Reading →
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The Consummate (Young) Professional

For most young would-be professional artists, finding that first gig is often the trickiest part of getting a career going. For Morgane Keesling — 23 year-old senior Animation major ... Continue Reading →
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’Phantom Boy’ English Version Features Fred Armisen, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jared Padelecki Open July 15 at IFC Center in NYC, with director Q&As and giveaways opening weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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Best of TROMAnimation Lineup Announced

The official selections in animation have been announced for the 17th Annual TromaDance festival, to be held July 29 & 30 at The Paper Box Theatre in Brooklyn. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Block Launches on 9GO! Australia

Turner has struck a content deal with Nine in Australia that is bringing a weekly one-hour Adult Swim branded block of young-adult comedy to channel 9GO! The Sunday evening block will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Domo’ Studio Launches Amazon Pilot

Japan-based animation company dwarf Studios has created a pilot episode of a new stop-motion preschool series The Curious Kitty & Friends for Amazon. This marks the first time Amazon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Steven Universe’ Artist Gets Show at Nucleus

This Saturday, July 9 at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California will open a new exhibition by Annie- and Emmy-nominated animation artist Elle Michalka: The Tower. Michalka has been ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age’ Partners Bring Character Wedding to Life Online

Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox’s upcoming animated sequel Ice Age: Collision Course (read all about it in our August issue!) is marking a first in online tie-in marketing by ... Continue Reading →