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VIZ Publishes Miyazaki’s Original ‘Mononoke’

Among the movies of Hayao Miyazaki, 1997′s Princess Mononoke stands tall as one of his greatest achievements and as the film that brought widespread awareness of his work to America. Now, ... Continue Reading →
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Foundry Introduces Nuke 9, Nuke Studio

The Foundry unveiled Nuke 9, the biggest-ever shake-up of its Nuke compositing technology, including the addition of Nuke Studio. The offering brings powerful node-based visual effects, ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Calls for Entries for 2015 Festival

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film is gearing up for its 2015 edition next spring, issuing a call for entries with a deadline of Dec. 1. Animated films produced after ... Continue Reading →
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N.Y.’s MoMA to Show Restored 3D NFB Shorts

Four recently restored 3D films from the National Film Board of Canada will be featured Nov. 20 and 21 at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City as part of the lineup for To Save ... Continue Reading →
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9th Edition of Tehran Festival Seeks Entries

The Tehran International Animation Festival is looking for entries, which are due Dec. 6. The 9th edition of the festival will be held March 8-12. The regulations and details on submitting ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Rambaldi ‘E.T.’ Painting Up for Auction

An original painting of the titular alien from Steven Spielberg’s classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial by the character’s designer, Carlo Rambaldi, is up for auction with ... Continue Reading →
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Norman, Wooley Set for World Animation Celebration

Prolific voice actor Michael-Leon Wooley has been set as host of the World Animation Celebration, with legendary Disney animator Floyd Norman scheduled as the guest speaker. The international ... Continue Reading →
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‘A Letter to Momo’ Delivers at Home

A very light week for animated home video releases is nonetheless brightened considerably by the release of Hiroyuki Okiura’s A Letter to Momo (Cinedigm Entertainment, $29.95 ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces ‘Moana’ Feature for 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans for the animated feature Moana, a CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors’ ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life’ Opens with $17M Weekend

The Book of Life opened wide to solid results, selling an estimated $17 million in tickets this weekend. That’s good enough for third place at the box office, behind the opening ... Continue Reading →