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Nimble Collective & Chocolate Soop Present “March of Robots” Challenge
The industry’s first cloud native animation platform and Dacosta Bayley’s animation studio celebrate the month with this community drawing challenge meant to get artists to their personal goals, improve skills, and create cool robots. Follow the march on IG with #marchofrobots.

Wonder Woman: 2009 Animated Movie Is Getting an R-Rated Director’s Cut
Following the mature auds success stories of Deadpool, Logan and animated Batman: The Killing Joke, Lauren Montgomery’s animated DCU home movie is going to up the ante with a new cut just in time for the Amazon’s live-action solo feature. (Page loads with video playing.)

This Women’s Day Campaign Highlights the Gender Disparity of Animated Characters
A video campaign by UK charity Inspiring Girls takes aim at the lack of strong female role models in cartoons, directed by Strange Beast’s Sophie Markatatos. Meet “Angela the Astronaut” (designed by Lizzie Campbell), “Cathy the Carpenter” (BeTowers/Bea Torres), “Sally the Scientist” (Ariane Pelissoni) and “Carla the Coder” (Abigail de la Cruz).

This Animated Short Offers a Stirring Reminder That Birds Are Plotting Against Us
Morgan Miller’s There’s Too Many of These Crows earns a well-deserved Vimeo Staff Pick for its im-peck-able Gorey-meets-Hitchcock short. There’s a reason a group of crows is called a “murder”…

’Jurassic World 2’: Massive Dinosaurs on Display in First Look
Director Juan Antonio Bayona and producer Colin Trevorrow have shared a hint of what the sequel has in store. Spoiler alert: It’s gonna be huge. (June 22, 2018)

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