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Hybride Speaks in Alien Effects for ‘Arrival’

Quebec-based Hybride, a division of Ubisoft, took to alien dialects to translate the vision of local filmmaker Denis Villeneuve through visual effects in his new sci-fi drama, Arrival, ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Absence of Eddy Table’ Takes Fredrikstad Grand Prix

The 2016 edition of Norway’s Fredrikstad Animation Festival has wrapped up, crowning local artist and filmmaker Rune Spaans as the Golden Gunnar Awards Grand Prix winner for his ... Continue Reading →
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Manimation 2016 Speakers Announced

Manchester, UK’s animation and content creation conference Manimation has revealed its speaker lineup for the 2016 edition, taking place Thursday, November 17 at Auto Trader, ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Names Industry Excellence Nominees

The second annual Manchester Animation Festival will celebrate this impactful and creative industry at HOME this week, Nov. 15-17, and will toast the best in the biz with its Industry ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Hawks ‘Numb Chucks’ S2 to Cartoon Network LatAm

9 Story Media Group has licensed season two of its animated comedy series Numb Chucks (52 x 11) to Cartoon Network Latin America. The first season premiered on the network in 2014 across ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

GKIDS Brings Academy Award-Winner Spirited Away to US Theaters for 2 Days Only Get your tickets now for the limited Fathom Events engagement, set for Dec. 4 at noon (English dub) and ... Continue Reading →
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Open Play

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Dreams, Made Real

Isao Takahata Suzuki The chance to work with Studio Ghibli lured ... Continue Reading →
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Gold Grabbers

A deep range of features contends for honors, kudos and statuettes in one of the most competitive years for animation in Oscars history. There’s never been a year as robust for animated ... Continue Reading →
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View from the Top

With so many features defining a diverse year for the industry, directors of some of the top films of 2016 weigh in on the process and the state of animation.  With 2016’s chapter ... Continue Reading →
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The Long Shorts List

89th Annual Academy Award Qualifying Animated Short Films Alike Spain Directors: Rafa Cano Méndez, Daniel Martínez Lara Produced by: La Fiesta Qualifying Win: Goya Award for Best ... Continue Reading →
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Diving In

Henson mixes digital puppetry and animation to grand educational effect for its MIP Junior World Premiere series Splash and Bubbles. Making its world premiere screening at MIP Junior ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Spanish Feature Animation Ozzy Completed Using DaVinci Resolve Studio Barcelona-based Moonlight Cinema’s new kid-friendly adventure relied on Blackmagic Design’s color grading suites ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘All Hail King Julien’ Season 4 Bows on Netflix

Everyone’s favorite (and most regal) lemur is back for a fourth season of CG comedy hijinks as all-new episodes of DreamWorks’ All Hail King Julien debuts exclusively on Netflix ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Symposium Explores Gender Bias in Animation

This year, three of the 10 all time highest-grossing animated movies hit theaters, highlighting the influence of these films. And in a time when the roles of women in film, both on ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Picks Up ‘Momotaro’ Rights

Fox Animation continues its kids’ and youth book rights acquisitions run by picking up Margaret Dilloway’s Momotaro: Xander and the Island of Lost Monsters, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Secures Raft of Global Deals for Kids’ Series

Portfolio Entertainment has wrapped up its MIPCOM 2016 negotiations by securing multiple sales for its kids’ catalog, including DOKI and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That! National ... Continue Reading →
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MoMedia Signs Four Digital Brands for Distribution

London-based digital distribution and content management company MoMedia has signed on four new digital-first IP brands in the kids’ entertainment category. Added to the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yo-Kai Watch: The Movie’ Makes TV Debut on Disney XD

The first English-language film based on the global animation and game phenomenon, Yo-Kai Watch: The Movie will make its US television premiere on Saturday, November 12 at 9 a.m. ET/PT ... Continue Reading →
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A New Oscar Record: 27 Animated Features Submitted for Awards Race

A record setting 27 films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards. A major increase over last edition’s 16 contenders, ... Continue Reading →