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IFC Center to Hold WIP Screening of ‘Seder-Masochism’

New York City’s IFC Center will be holding a work-in-progress benefit screening for Nina Paley’s latest project, Seder-Masochism. Taking place Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producer Paul Grimshaw Joins Tippett Studio

Two-time Academy Award winner Tippett Studio announces the hiring of Paul Grimshaw as Executive Producer of Commercials and New Media. Grimshaw brings to Tippett extensive experience ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Kubat to Head Entertainment at JMP

Santa Ana, California-based toy and product developer JMP Creative announces that Mike Kubat has been hired on to head its newly created entertainment division. Kubat brings over 20 ... Continue Reading →
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Star Fox Gets Animated in a Series First, Streaming Live This Wednesday Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins is the videogame series’ first-ever animate short, and will stream live ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘Norm of the North’ Out on DVD Tuesday

The Arctic meets the Big Apple in the CG animated family comedy Norm of the North — and to celebrate its release on DVD and Blu-ray this Tuesday, April 19, Lionsgate is offering ... Continue Reading →
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Quickdraw Animation Society Finds New Digs

Calgary’s Quickdraw Animation Society announces it has found a new long term location to host its courses, workshops and production assistance — and reminds local artists ... Continue Reading →
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Eye Present in Co-Pro Deal with Pictor Productions Tomi Ungerer’s book Flix will be developed into animated content. Vegas Winners, Losers, Oscar Conenders, and How CinemaCon ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Millionaires: Channel Frederator Appeals “To All Fans of Animation” VP of Programming and Audience Development Matt Gielen discusses the online network’s broad appeal. Andrew ... Continue Reading →
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Imaginary Forces & SeePolitical’s Birdee Helps Voters Soar

Imaginary Forces creative studio announces that Birdee — a very cute and politically conscious bird mascot created for SeePolitical’s local voter outreach project — has ... Continue Reading →
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WB Accepts R Rating for ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has accepted the MPAA’s “R” rating for its upcoming animated feature release, Batman: The Killing Joke. WB has opted to stay true to the landmark ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hunter X Hunter’ Gets English Dub Premiere on Toonami

VIZ Media and Adult Swim have joined forces to bring a brand new English dub of supernatural adventure anime Hunter X Hunter to the U.S. The series will premiere Saturday, April 16 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Secret Life of Pets’ to Premiere at Annecy

The latest animated family comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, The Secret Life of Pets will have its world premiere at the 2016 Annecy festival in France. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Pickles’ is Back April 17 For a Deeper Dive on Adult Swim

It’s fair to say Adult Swim’s quarter-hour comedy series Mr. Pickles is like no other animated show on television. Created by executive producers Will Carsola and Dave Stewart, ... Continue Reading →
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Rise of the Black Superhero Washington Post’s Comic Riffs paints 2016 as a “watershed year” for black heroes in American pop-culture. Peter Pan Live-Action Movie in the Works ... Continue Reading →
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Sky Inks Kids Programming Deal with Turner

Sky in the U.K. has secured a long-term deal that will bring over more kids’ content from Turner Channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito. Sky TV customers will be able ... Continue Reading →
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Anima Estudios Partners with CalArts

Leading Latin American animation studio Anima Estudios, together with preeminent animation/production management company Chatrone, announce a new partnership with top-ranking animation ... Continue Reading →
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BimBam Launches Second Webisode of ‘Shaboom!’

Non-profit BimBam (formerly G-dcast) has released the second episode of its 10-part online animated series Shaboom!, a kid-friendly cartoon that teaches everyday values with Jewish ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mouk’ Set to Air on Clan, SM Launches Story Books

French animated series Mouk will premiere on Spain’s leading children’s channel Clan on April 18. Based on Marc Boutavant’s book Around the World with Mouk, the 104 x 11 series ... Continue Reading →
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Bridging the Gap Animation Lab Deadline Extended

The second annual international Bridging the Gap animation lab — being held this year in Valencia, Spain July 18-23 — has extended its call for projects deadlines. The new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nefertine on the Nile’ Best Pilot at Cartoons on the Bay

Italian-French coproduction Nefertine on the Nile — a hybrid 2D & 3D animated 52 x 11 series from Graphilm and Cyber Group Studios — has won the Pulcinella Award for ... Continue Reading →