Daily News Bytes: Get Your ‘Mune’ & ‘Castle in the Sky’ Tix, KFC Gets Cartoony & More

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Tickets Now on Sale for GKIDS Presentations of ‘Mune’ and ‘Castle in the Sky’
Don’t miss Mune: Guardian of the Moon featuring the voices of Rob Lowe, Christian Slater, Patton Oswalt, Ed Helms and Jeff Dunham during its one-day engagement on August 12, plus the next installment of Studoi Ghibli Fest: Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky, playing Aug. 27 (English dub) and 28 (subbed).

ANNY Presents Cardiff Animation Nights
Two great local animation celebrations join forces this week as Animation Nights New York presents an evening of shorts & VR curated by the Welsh organization on Wednesday. And don’t forget to book your tickets to ANNY’s second annual Best of Fest (Sept. 29-30).

Abrams Announces ‘SpongeBob Comics’ Collection
On Oct. 3, Abrams ComicArts will publish SpongeBob Comics: Treasure Chest, a special edition deluxe collection of stories hand-picked by show creator Stephen Hillenburg. This release will also include pin-up art by high profile comickers like Tony Millionaire and Al Jaffee, bonus facsimile of the first comic, and new intro by Hillenburg.

VIDEO: The Art & Science of LAIKA
We will never cease to be amazed by the wizards of LAIKA — and the behind-the-scenes craft is every bit as amazing as what ends up on the screen. This new video is a fun peek behind the curtain of America’s top stop-motion house.

VIDEO: KFC Presents ‘Big Chicken. Small Movie.’
Awesome, inc. were tapped by agency Wieden+Kennedy to create a quirky and charming short celebrating Marietta, GA’s iconic 56-foot fowl. The story about an outcast young boy who finds a friend in the gigantic steel chicken was release for National Friendship Day on Aug. 6.

Mune: Guardian of the Moon

Mune: Guardian of the Moon

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky

SpongeBob Comics: Treasure Chest

SpongeBob Comics: Treasure Chest

Big Chicken. Small Movie.

Big Chicken. Small Movie.