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VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Trailer
Passes are now on sale for this year’s Berkeley event, taking place March 2-5. Visit the website for program details.

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Finds Director
Whale Rider helmer Niki Caro has taken on the project, following consideration by the studio of Ang Lee, Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) and Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones). Bill Kong (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) is also on board as executive producer.

VIDEO: Disney-Pixar International Movie Side by Side
Oh My Disney’s latest Disney Facts installment explores how the global hit films adapt to appeal to local tastes, and some of the translation challenges the studios face in taking their tales worldwide.

MPSE Filmmaker Award Winner Guillermo del Toro: An Appetite for Sound
Supervising Sound Editor Scott Gershin talks about working with the acclaimed filmmaker on Pacific Rim, Blade II and more. Del Toro will receive the Filmmaker Award at the 64th Golden Reels on Feb. 19.

2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts Winners Announced
Among the recipients is Montreal-based animation filmmaker Michèle Cournoyer (Soif, The Accordion, The Hat). Medallions will be presented by His Excellency the Right Hon. David Johnston at Rideau Hall on March 1.

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