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Gruppo Alcuni’s ‘Pet Pals’ Trot to Turkey

Treviso, Italy-based animation house Gruppo Alcuni has finalized a package deal with Digiturk’s JOJO channel. The Turkish broadcaster has picked up Seasons 3 and 4 of the popular ... Continue Reading →
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MARA3D Introduces First Mobile Art Reference App

Montreal-based MARA3D has put its first mobile application: MARA3D: David Giraud Male Anatomy on the Apple iTunes App Store this week. This mobile app introduces artists to a new way ... Continue Reading →
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The Island of Lost Chipmunks

The CG-animated singing critters are back and in excellent form in the new family movie Chipwrecked. The Chipmunks first rose to international fame in December of 1958 with their  ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Lovers’ Holiday Gift Guide

We all know the trials of finding the right holiday gift for your loved ones can make December a horrible, ulcer-inducing time of the year. That’s why we’ve put together a list ... Continue Reading →
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Acting 101 with Don Bluth

How many of these blogs have begun with the phrase, or even the thought: As hard as it may be to imagine today, back then it was like this…? And “back then” wasn’t all that ... Continue Reading →
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Kavaleer Animations to Create 30 New Jobs in 2012

Dublin-based Kavaleer Animations recently announced that it will create 30 new animation jobs in 2012 to keep up with its international projects. The shop, which celebrates its 10th ... Continue Reading →
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NFB’s Hothouse Program Adds Digital Focus

For its eighth year, the National Film Board of Canada’s Hothouse program is issuing a call for submissions for emerging animators across Canada, one that will feature an emphasis ... Continue Reading →
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China’s Crimson Forest Plants Epic ‘Ginseng’ Series

China’s animation and vfx studio Crimson Forest has announced the production of an epic, 100-part animated series titled Ginseng vs. Aliens. “Each episode deals with the Ginseng ... Continue Reading →
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Kickstand Kickstarts Open-Source 3D Software Campaign

Kickstand, creators of the StretchMesh plug-in for Autodesk Maya software, has launched a campaign to evolve StretchMesh Surface Deformation software into Open Source technology. ... Continue Reading →
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Five Toons Land Golden Globe Nominations

The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the ... Continue Reading →