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Daily News Bytes: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Clips, ‘Cars 3′ on Digital, Frederator Hits 1 Billion Views & More

The Strange, Spooky Story Behind ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’ Vanity Fair‘s Yohana Desta gets the down-low on the all-star, one-hour TV special announced this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Negative Space’ Wins Best Short at KLIK Animation Fest

The colorful, energetic KLIK festival of animated film has wrapped up its 10th edition in Amsterdam, capping six days of screenings, special guests (including Star vs. The Forces of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Mouth’ Season 2 Coming to Netflix Next Year

In an announcement video published Tuesday, Netflix has forewarned viewers that a second season of raunchy animated puberty comedy Big Mouth will be sprung sometime in 2018. You can ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Diversity Awards, Spark Animation Winners Announced

Women in Animation has announced the winners of the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards, in partnership with Spark Computer Graphics Society (which has also just revealed the winners of ... Continue Reading →
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British Academy Children’s Awards 2017 Nominees Revealed

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk’s Flame 2018 Lights Up with Update 3

Autodesk has released update 3 for its Flame 2018 family of 3D visual effects and finishing software (including Flame, Flare, Flame Assist and Lustre). Flame 2018.3 allows creative ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Mo ‘Rilakkuma and Kaoru’ Set for Spring 2019 on Netflix

One of Japan’s most popular, collectible characters is coming to screens around the world in Rilakkuma and Kaoru — the first stop-motion animated series for the adorable ... Continue Reading →
Beat Bugs: All Together Now

‘Beat Bugs’ Special Featuring Yusuf / Cat Stevens Coming to Netflix

The beat goes on in a new family animation special, Beat Bugs: All Together Now, coming to Netflix on November 21. The 48-minute adventure brings back the adorable bugs from the series ... Continue Reading →
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Poetry and Personal Connection: ‘Window Horses’

An imaginative young Canadian poet named Rosie Ming (voiced by Sandra Oh) learns about Persian culture and the healing power of poetry ... Continue Reading →
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Fremantle and Future Group’s IMR Series ‘Lost in Time’ Heads to MENA

Dubai TV is the first global commission for Interactive Mixed Reality™ (IMR) series Lost in Time. Created and co-produced globally by FremantleMedia and The Future Group, the localized ... Continue Reading →
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SC Films Unleashing ‘Marmaduke’ Flick at AFM

London-based SC Films International has entered production on a new CG-animated feature film project inspired by a funny pages classic, ScreenDaily reports. Marmaduke 3D, which will ... Continue Reading →
Ani x Para: Who Is Your Hero?

NHK to Air Paralympic-Themed Anime Shorts in Run-Up to 2020

Beginning next month, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK will air a series of animated shorts with the hope of stirring interest in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Titled Ani x Para: ... Continue Reading →
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Free Webinar to Focus on “Bringing African Stories to the World”

On November 4, a free webinar organized by Animate Africa will share key info and first-hand case study accounts with animators and storytellers across the continent, exploring what ... Continue Reading →
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‘Loving Vincent’ Paints Picture of Success

The artistic, ambitious European co-pro Loving Vincent — the world’s first fully oil-painted feature film — is winning over audiences around the globe, having already ... Continue Reading →
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Suisse Vague and Wonder Media Enter Co-Pro Partnership

During last week’s MIPCOM shindig in Cannes, Switzerland’s Suisse Vague and Belgium’s Wonder Media Productions announced a co-production partnership that will combine ... Continue Reading →
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MPC Leads the Digital Human Race with ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Breakthrough

Replicating Rachael for Blade Runner 2049 was both a huge honor for MPC as well as an exciting technical and creative challenge. The team lead by VFX Supervisor Richard Clegg worked ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dear Basketball’: An All-Star Team-Up

NBA legend Kobe Bryant taps animation icon Glen Keane to animate him for the short Dear Basketball, which turned out to be an eye-opening ... Continue Reading →
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Turner EMEA and Tonio Team for ‘Gumball VIP’ UK Experiment

Turner EMEA has teamed with Austrian start-up Tonio to present an innovative new viewer experience, “Gumball VIP” — giving fans of The Amazing World of Gumball the chance ... Continue Reading →
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EA Exec Sinjin Bain to Lead New AR/VR Unit Method EXP

As it continues to grow its global creative force, award-winning VFX house Method Studios has announced its newly formed, dedicated immersive experiences production group Method EXP ... Continue Reading →