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Festival Report: Italy’s BergamoTOONS a Celebration of Laughter

The month of June ended on an animated note in northern Italy thanks to the inaugural edition of the BergamoTOONS Festival, which became “the world capital of cartoons” from June ... Continue Reading →
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Watch a 20-Minute Animated Pilot about the Doom of Valyria With Game of Thrones season 7 premiering Sunday night on HBO (Slay, Queens~), it’s the perfect time to check out this labor-of-love ... Continue Reading →
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Crunchyroll, NBCU Japan Form Development Pact

Streaming service Crunchyroll has announced a new partnership with NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan to co-develop new anime properties, building on their existing distribution relationship. ... Continue Reading →
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Inaugural WIA Diversity Awards Set for Spark Animation 2017

Spark Compute Graphics Society and Women in Animation have teamed up to present the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards during this year’s Spark Animation conference & festival, taking ... Continue Reading →
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Documentary on the Artistic Merits of ‘Ren & Stimpy’ Seeks Funding

A quarter century after first invading American homes, Nickelodeon’s The Ren & Stimpy Show remains a game-changing icon of TV animation. And now, a new feature-length documentary ... Continue Reading →
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Fathom Brings Miyazaki’s ‘Lupin III’ to Theaters in September

One of the most recognizable animation series in Japanese history is heading to US theaters this fall, as Fathom Events presents 1979’s Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro for ... Continue Reading →
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Writers Guild Awards 2018 Timeline Announced

Attention, animation and videogame writers: WGAW and WGAE have set the timeline for the 70th Annual Writers Guild Awards, honoring outstanding writing in film, TV, new media and more. ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Primetime Emmys: Cartoon Network, Disney & Fox in Triple Nominee Tie

Nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre in North Hollywood, with actors Anna Chlumsky (Veep) and Shemar ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Nut Job 2’ Trailer, ‘Black Panther’ Pics, ‘Rilakkuma’ on Netflix, & More

VIDEO: ‘The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature’ – Animals vs. Humans Featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Jackie Chan, Maya Rudolph, Katherine Heigl, Gabriel Iglesias, ... Continue Reading →
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CHF Makes Friends with ‘Daisy & Ollie’ for Cartoonito

UK-based CHF Entertainment is bringing new characters into its fold with Daisy & Ollie — a new 2D animated preschool series about two curious kiddos eager to find out the ... Continue Reading →