Daily News Bytes: Anifilm, Oaxaca & VIEW Developments; ‘Napping Princess’ Out Friday, ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Sneak Peek

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Buy Tickets for ‘Napping Princess,’ in US Theaters Sept. 8
GKIDS is presenting a theatrical release of Kenji Kamiyama’s acclaimed sci-fi anime adventure in select theaters across the country, starting this Friday. Get your tix now!

VIEW Conference 2017 Full Program Now Online
With an awesome lineup of more than 50 inspiring industry speakers, the Turin, Italy CG confab is setting up to be another can’t-miss edition. Highlights include a masterclass with director Mark Osborne (The Little Prince), keynote on immersive storytelling by Eric Darnell (Chief Creative Director, Baobab Studios), digital humans workshop with VFX legend Hal Hickel, and much more.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Anifilm 2018
The international festival competition is open to animated works and — for the first time! — videogames. Projects finished after Jan. 1, 2017 are eligible for entry in the Feature Film (adults / children), Short Film, Student Film, Music Video, Abstract & Non-Narrative Animation, and Independent Computer Games (Visual Art / Game for Children) — deadline is Jan. 15, 2018. The next Anifilm will take place May 1-6 in Trebon, Czech Rep.

Oaxaca FilmFest Announces 2017 Official Selection
The 8th edition has a moderate but well-rounded assortment of animated shorts:
Au Revoir Balthazar by Rafael Sommerhalder (Switzerland), Dimensions by Nicolas Castillo (Ecuador), Dog Clog by Maggie Miller (US), E-Delivery by Young Gul Cho (US), Fatcula by Marinus Klemet (Estonia), Fox and the Whale by Robin Joseph (Canada), Gift Away by Shawy (France), Lupus by Carlos Gomez Salamanca (France), Stars by Han Zhang (US) and Weekends by Trevor Jimenez (US).

‘Batman: Gotham by Gaslight” Sneak Peek
The super popular steampunk comic from Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola is next on the DC Universe Original Movie docket, as teased earlier this summer.

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