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Taichung Int’l Animation Festival Calls for Entries
Three-year-old Taiwanese fest has opened an international call for entries this year, introducing new categories International Short Films and Student Short Films to its competition lineup. The deadline to submit is June 30.

Interview: Jace Norman Teases New ‘Henry Danger’ Animated Series
The young star chats with Hidden Remote about the recently announced spin-off toon, the Kids Choice Awards, and more.

Reading Animator Behind ‘Pigeon Street’ Looking to Bring ’80s Show Back
Animator/writer/artist Peter Lang has launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring back the BBC preschool cartoon, which has been off screen for more than 35 years.

Why It Works: ‘Dragaon Maid’s Yamada Touch
Nick Creamer details the comedy anime’s stand-out two-parter eighth episode, directed by Naoko Yamada (A Silent Voice) and produced by Kyoto Animation, for crunchyroll.com.

Is TV Really Sheltering Kids from Climate Change?
Execs and creatives weigh in on how popular animated series like Nature Cat, Dora the Explorer, Bubble Guppies and Ready Jet Go! approach the taboo topic, and whether little ones are actually absorbing more info than we think.

Taichung Int'l Animation Festival

Taichung Int’l Animation Festival