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FNE at Anifilm 2017: France Takes Top Animation Awards
Jean-François Laguionie took the top feature prize at Czech Republic’s Anifilm festival for Louise by the Shore, with a special mention for Dash Shaw’s My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea.

See Hayao Miyazaki Embrace Computer Animation in ‘Never-Ending Man’
Kaku Arakawa’s new documentary on the anime master follows Miyazaki as he departs retirement yet again to tackle his first CG project. The special premieres on NHK World TV on June 3.

ABP 2017 to Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Bee Movie’
The most-memed movie of the last year will finally get the screening it deserves. Just don’t watch it with any beekeepers. Or entomologists. Or anyone who knows more than two facts about bees.

BBC Deals for ‘Hey Duggee’ Merch
BBC NorAm has signed on Children’s Apparel Network and Jay Franco for kids’ duds and other specialized products featuring the Squirrel Club.

First “Ideation Weekend” for Animated Content Comes to Maui
Presented by Creative Lab Hawai’i, the program will bring together local entrepreneurs and industry mentors for a free content development intensive, June 10 & 11. Attending experts include Jeff Gill (South Park, Ask the StoryBots), Andrew R. Robinson (Blizzard Entertainment) and Kaaren Lee Brown (Super Monsters).

Louise by the Shore

Louise by the Shore