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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Awards Competition Opens

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched the 44th Student Academy Awards competition, the winners of which will be eligible for Oscars consideration. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ozzy’ Gets Exclusive US Pre-Run on DIRECTV

AT&T will be giving DIRECTV customers an exclusive early look at Spanish-Canadian CG feature, Ozzy, ahead of its theatrical debut on April 21. The English language voice cast features ... Continue Reading →
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Ukraine’s MK Media Group Shopping Two Shows at MIP

Kyiv-based MK Media Group and its production arm MeetMinds Studio will be presenting two new titles at this year’s MIPTV market: 2D animated edutainment series TerraByte, and ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Leap!’ – “Chicken Wings” Clip Check out the latest snapshot of the new ballet-themed adventure, which sees Elle Fanning and Nat Wolff’s characters ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: ‘Thunderbirds Are Go!’ Season 3 Trailer

A third season of Thunderbirds Are Go! Is rocketing onto Amazon Prime Video on April 21, and if the action-packed, heart-thumping music-infused trailer is anything to go by, fans are ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Gianopulos Tapped to Head Paramount Pictures

Viacom has announced that Jim Gianopulos has been appointed the new Chairman and CEO of its Paramount Pictures, effective April 3. The former Fox head is stepping in for Brad Grey, ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Media Sends ‘Nils’ & ‘Blinky Bill’ to Eastern Europe

Munich-based distribution and production company Studio 100 Media has inked a deal with AMC Networks International – Central Europe which will bring its CG animated series Nils ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Picks up Trio of Kids’ Series Ahead of MIPTV

9 Story Distribution International has acquired three children’s series for global distribution, and will present them at MIPTV. This includes animated series Vivi, created by ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages Bringing Hybrid Series ‘Kemy Expedition’ to MIP

France’s Millimages has picked up worldwide distribution rights to Kemy Expedition, a new 52 x 11-min. series combining 3D CGI and live action for kids 4-9, from G&G Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Tix Now Available for First Anime Movie Night

Online anime and manga destination Crunchyroll has announced the opening of ticket sales for the inaugural Anime Movie Night, taking place April 26 in more than 200 theaters across ... Continue Reading →
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“Bob’s Burgers Live!” Returns to LA June 17

Bento Box Entertainment and Loren Bouchard’s Wilo Productions are bringing Bob’s Burgers Live! back to Los Angeles for a special event following last year’s sold-out ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy 2017: TV and Commissioned Films Official Selection After reviewing over 2,800 films (a 5% increase over last year) from 95 countries, Artistic Director Marcel Jean and program ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Fest Unveils 2017 Poster, Calls for Entries

The Ottawa International Animation Festival is gearing up for its 2017 edition, taking place September 20-24. In addition to opening film submissions for its Official Competition, the ... Continue Reading →
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Annapurna’s Adult Series ‘Amberville’ Underway at Amazon

Annapurna TV has announced it is developing a new adult-targeted, CG-animated series titled Amberville at Amazon Studios, for Amazon Prime Video. Created by Chris McCoy and Conrad Vernon ... Continue Reading →
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With Animation in Her Blood, Claire Keane is Ready to Bring Disney’s ‘Tangled’ to TV Fast Company talks with the artist behind Rapunzel’s amazing handpainted ... Continue Reading →
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Blue and All-New

Alan Hawkins – Animation Supervisor Brandon Jeffords – ... Continue Reading →
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A Joyful Ode

Director Tom McGrath brings classic animation techniques and their ... Continue Reading →
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Back from the Dead

Genndy Tartakovsky Genndy Tartakovsky and crew return after more than a decade away to give Samurai Jack the sendoff they, and the show’s ... Continue Reading →
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Immersion Course

FMX, Stuttgart Festival and more make Germany the place to be in early May for the latest in cutting-edge technology, visual effects, animation, art ... Continue Reading →