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‘Hotbod’ Takes SVA’s Dusty Animation Prize

School of Visual Arts’ 26th annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival has wrapped up, culminating in an awards ceremony held at the SVA Theatre in New York City hosted by media personality ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100, Universum Announce ‘Princess Emmy’

Studio 100 and Universum Film are teaming up once again to release Princess Emmy – The Movie — a new animated feature set to be theater-ready in late 2016 or early 2017. ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood, AEF Fund Scholarships

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce the ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF Scholarship fund. This year’s fund will assist with up to $30,000 in tuition, books, supplies ... Continue Reading →
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Focus Picks Up ‘Ratchet & Clank’

Rainmaker Entertainment and production partners Blockade Ent. and CNHK Media announce that Focus Features has been appointed the U.S. theatrical distributor for the CG animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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Harry Shearer Leaves ‘Simpsons’, Roles to Be Recast

Springfield is being shaken up as comedian, actor and voice actor Harry Shearer will be departing The Simpsons. Producer Al Jean acknowledged the breakup and stated to TheWrap that ... Continue Reading →
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Mixamo 2.0 Graduates from Beta to General Release

Mixamo 2.0 has been released to the general public, offering a significant upgrade to the online 3D character creation platform. To celebrate the launch, Mixamo also announced that ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Canada to Air ‘Team Hot Wheels’ Specials

Team Hot Wheels is racing to Disney XD Canada with a pair of specials set to premiere this month on the network. The first special is Team Hot Wheels: Origin of Awesome, which airs ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Plans Four-Part ‘Watership Down’ Toon

Richard Adams’ classic fantasy-adventure novel Watership Down will be introduced to a new generation thanks to a planned four-part CG animated mini series for the BBC. “I’m really ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart’s ‘Snow Queen 3’ Coming 2016

Internationally successful Russian film franchise The Snow Queen will see a third installment from producer Wizart Animation. The new adventure is being made with a $15 million budget ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jem’ Trailer Offers Taste of Classic Toon Revamp

Nostalgia-ridden ‘80s toon fans finally got a longer look at what Universal’s live-action Jem and the Holograms adaptation is going to do to their childhood dreams when it hits ... Continue Reading →