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‘Rick and Morty’-esque Animation Will Make You Appreciate Your Morning Routine
Joseph Bennett and Charles Huettner’s bizarre and beautiful sci-fi short Scavengers centers on two interstellar colonists as they complete a series of truly strange rituals with alien flora and fauna in an animated world with echos of Miyazaki, Moebius, Wizards and Aeon Flux.

Animation Dingle: Official Selection 2017
Home turf toons by Irish animators are joined by entries from the UK, US, Canada, Taiwan, Bulgaria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden and Poland for this year’s festival — taking place March 24 & 25.

Funko Buys Underground Toys Limited
As part of the deal, Underground Toys MD Andy Oddie will now manage Funko’s EMEA business. Based in London, UT’s licensed brands include Star Wars, Marvel, WWE and DC Comics.

Local Unions to Rally in Support of SAG-AFTRA Video Game Strike
Over 100 days into the strike, the action’s biggest rally to-date is materializing for Thursday in LA as members of the Writers Guild, Teamsters Local 399, the American Federation of Musicians and reps from LA County Federation of Labor plan to join.

Thousands Demand Disney CEO Bob Iger Speak Out Against Trump Travel Ban
Over 90k concerned persons have signed the SumOfUs petition which declares Iger and other presidential advisors who have failed to speak out against the Executive Order are “complicit in the violence his administration is creating.”

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