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VIDEO: ‘Gleep-Glorp & Lasertag’
Justin Michael (Friendship All-Stars of Friendship, Monster Island) is back with a new short, in collaboration with artist Tom Smith and stop-mo wizard Harry Chaskin. Meet Gleep-Glorp and Lasertag, two radical alien dudes with a penchant for solving mysteries and giving high-fives. (Oh, and watch out for space parasites.)

Global Animation Industry Report 2017: The Most Authoritative Global Animation Industry Analysis
Research and Markets has added a Strategies, Trends & Opportunities guide to Toon Town to its report offerings. The ever-growing industry was valued at about $244 billion in 2015.

Spotlight on Outpost VFX: A South Coast Success Story
UK Screen Association checks in with MD Danny Duke to get the scoop on the Bournemouth studio’s latest projects.

Turner Expands Presence of Boing Africa
The broadcasting giant has tapped AzamTV to extend the reach of the cartoon-focused kids’ channel, bringing it to young audiences in Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania.

Celebrating Ganesh Pyne: A New Exhibition Uncovers Artist’s Early Animation Work
Rare works from the multi-disciplinary artist will be on display at Akar Prakar gallery in Kolkata for “Ganesh Pyne/Mandar Studio, Cornwallis Street” from Jan. 23 through March 4.

Gleep-Glorp & Lasertag

Gleep-Glorp & Lasertag