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Annies Open Entries Sept. 1

ASIFA-Hollywood announces that its Call for Entries for the 43rd Annual Annie Awards will open September 1, 2015. The Awards ceremony will be held February 6, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce ... Continue Reading →
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‘Truffle Pig’ Blends 2D and Oculus VR

Los Angeles studio Gentleman Scholar has revealed an intriguing new project that immerses viewers into animated virtual reality. The Oculus Rift experience, Truffle Pig, combines 2D ... Continue Reading →
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Cinekid Unveils JCM Lineup

Cinekid’s Junior Co-production Market (JCM) has completed its lineup for the 12th edition, which will see 30 children’s media projects in development presented in Amsterdam ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Nabs NorAm Rights to Ghibli’s ‘Only Yesterday’

GKIDS has inked a distribution agreement with Studio Ghibli to bring the “unseen masterpiece” Only Yesterday to North America. Negotiated by Eric Beckman from GKIDS and ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: LEGO Batman & Cyborg in ‘Attack of the Legion of Doom’

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom on Tuesday, August 25 on Blu-ray combo, DVD and digital ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo Open for Applications

The Japan Image Council (JAPIC) announces its program “Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2016″ (A-AIR) is now calling for applications from emerging artists. The project ... Continue Reading →
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‘Total Drama: The Ridonculous Race’ Debuts Sept. 7

The latest installment of the hit animated “reality” franchise arrives this fall as Cartoon Network premieres Total Drama – The Ridonculous Race on Monday, September ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Considers 20 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 20 scientific and technical achievements, involving 11 distinct ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dmitri’ Scores Best Animated Series at Cyber Sousa

Making its premiere in China, Dmitri — created by Agnes Lecreux — picked up the Golden Dolphin award for Best Animated TV Series (International Competition) at the 8th Cyber ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Upholds Amended VFX and Animation Antitrust Lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected VFX and animation companies’ motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit claiming the companies conspired to suppress wages and agree not to poach each ... Continue Reading →