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Cannes: Animation Is a Rare Bright Spot for Russian Film Industry
Russki toon franchises Snow Queen, Kikoriki and Masha continue to net strong sales worldwide.

The Children’s Media Conference Commissioners Announced
The Sheffield, U.K. event will welcome top execs from CBeebies, Disney, France Television, Nickelodeon, Turner and more.

Northwest Animation Festival Kicks off Three-Day Run on Friday
NW Animation Fest heads to Eugene, Oregon with programs featuring experimental, queer culture, family-friendly and the ever popular Strange & Sexy shorts.

Epic Games Awards $75,000 in Unreal Dev Grants
Daedelic Ent.’s The Long Journey Home, Right Nice Games’ Skylar & Plux and three outstanding plugins will receive funds this round.

Painting Robots Surprise Judges by Using Creativity in International Art Contest
Teams from around the world programmed robots for “artificial creativity” — is this how The Singularity begins?

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