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SVA’s 25th Annual Dusty Fest Set for May 10-13

New York’s School of Visual Arts has set the dates for the 25th annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival, which showcases the filmmaking talents of the institute’s students. The ... Continue Reading →
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Montreal Stop-Motion Fest Open for Entries

The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival has announced its call for entries for the next edition, taking place September 26-28 this year. Since its inception in 2009, each year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Cinedigm Makes Playdate with ‘Stella and Sam’

Bejuba Entertainment’s Chica Award-winning preschool series Stella and Sam, which premiered on Sprout last November, has made a new friend in home entertainment partner Cinedigm. ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Properties Hot Items at DISCOP

International indie DHX Media has signed a number of deals for its various animated programs in anticipation of the DISCOP Istanbul event. Operators in the Middle East, Central & ... Continue Reading →
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Backstage with the Animation Oscar Winners

The 86th annual Academy Awards are now in the history books, but there’s still lots of good little tidbits coming out from the happenings Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Heat Up Hit Release of ‘Catching Fire’

Catch up with Katniss Everdeen as she once again fights for her life in the home-video release of the VFX blockbuster The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate, $29.95 DVD, $39.99 ... Continue Reading →
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Aguirre-Sacasa Joins Archie, Recruits ‘Girls’ Dunham

Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, whose credits range from writing comics for Marvel and Archie to working on the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the TV series Glee and ... Continue Reading →
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BRB, OutFit7 Team Up for ‘Talking Tom’

Spain’s BRB Internacional has inked a deal with global entertainment company Outfit7 to produce a new 3D animated series called Talking Tom and Friends (52 x 11). The show targets ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Nabs Rights to ‘Get Ace’

Toronto-based 9 Story Enterprises — the distribution arm of 9 Story Entertainment — has acquired worldwide distribution rights (excluding Australia and New Zealand) to Aussie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Calimero’ Hatching Good Ratings in France

It seems that Gaumont Animation has something to cluck about as its children’s animated series Calimero has won over young audiences in France since its launch on TF1′s ... Continue Reading →