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Vivid Increments: The Making of Stop Motion Animation at Tracy, CA’s Grand Theater
The art center will close its 10th season with a fascinating exhibit (June 10-July 22) and special events celebrating the stop-mo magic of King Kong, Gumby, Mars Attacks, James and the Giant Peach, Kubo and the Two Strings and more — co-curated by Dennis Lancaster and William Wilson.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Manchester Animation Festival
The UK’s biggest dedicated toon fest will return to HOME for the just-announced 2017 dates (Nov. 14-16). Last year’s MAF comprised 58 events attracting over 5,500 admission and 500+ delegates. Submissions are now open fof the short film competiation and Industry Excellence Awards.

’League of Legends’ Animation Workshop: Miss Fortune
Riot Games’ latest installment of the Animation Workshop series redefines bad-assery with its look at Miss Fortune’s life beyond the Rift.

FilmNation Ventures into Animation with Sci-Fi Reimagining of Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’
France-Luxembourg-US co-pro will recast the silent film classic with a robotic twist in the new project, to be directed by Christian Volckman (Renaissance) and Ruper Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) — presumably not wanting to be outdown by Charlie Chaplin contemporary Harold Lloyd’s toon debut.

’Injustice 2’s Facial Animation Is So Good It’s Uncanny
Wonder Woman’s displeasure is clear as day in this cinematic clip, that’s for sure.

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