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Arcana, Shout! Name ‘Lovecraft’ Animation Cast

Arcana Studio and Shout! Factory announce that Golden Globe-winning actor Ron Perlman (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Hellboy) and Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer ... Continue Reading →
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Christine Davis Appointed Director Animation at Tricon

Tricon Films & Television has bolstered its Kids & Family branch with the appointment of Christine Davis as Director of Animation Production, based in Toronto. An Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Call for Entries: MIA Pitching Contest

Miami Dade College’s MIA Animation Conference & Festival is now accepting submission for its Pitch to the Industry competition. Projects for animated TV and web series in ... Continue Reading →
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ACMI Seeks Victorian Students for Hothouse ’16

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and the Victorian Government are seeking applications from students in the state of Victoria enrolled in years 10-12 for the Hothouse ... Continue Reading →
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Filmakademie Wraps Up SARA Autism Project

Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg announces that the R&D department at its world-renowned Institute of Animation has successfully finished its participation in SARA, a DFG-funded ... Continue Reading →
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David O’Reilly Talks Creative Career, Atypical Animation at Penny Stamps CG animation and videogames maverick spent St. Patrick’s Day reflecting on his career in Michigan ... Continue Reading →
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‘Town Called Panic: Return to School’ Wins Shorts Grand Prize at NY Children’s Fest

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the winners of its 2016 edition, which was held in the Big Apple from February 26 to March 20. The 19th annual ... Continue Reading →
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SuperProd Toons Up Ringo Starr’s ‘Octopus’s Garden’

French animation developer and producer SuperProd is teaming up with Simon & Schuster, Universal Music Publishing and Startling Music for a TV adaptation of the book Octopus’s ... Continue Reading →
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CIFF Reveals Inaugural Animation Fest Plans

Cardiff Animation Nights in association with Cardiff Independent Film Festival announce the competition lineup for the first-ever animation track at this year’s CIFF. Attendees ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Supe Spencer Cook Joins Framestore

VFX house Framestore announces that animation veteran Spencer Cook has joined the studio as Animation Supervisor on Disney’s upcoming live-action reimagining of Beauty and the ... Continue Reading →
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ZDF Taking Trio of Toons to MIPTV

ZDF Enterprises has announced its programming lineup for the 2016 MIPTV market next month. Among weight European dramas and upbeat format offerings, the company will be promoting three ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Nights NY April Screening Announced

The organizers of Animation Nights New York have revealed the details for their April events, including a Master Class presentation by legendary indie animator Bill Plympton, and a ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Inks Trio of U.K. Deals

9 Story Media Group has licensed three of its hit animated kids shows to different U.K. broadcasters, ahead of its planned attendance at the 2016 MIPTV market. Turner Broadcasting’s ... Continue Reading →
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The Cast of The Jungle Book Posed with Their Onscreen Animals Disney’s live-action update of the classic features only one live actor, the rest are painstakingly crafted CG critters. CDPR ... Continue Reading →
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Starburns Picks Up Michael Jackson ‘Bubbles’ Script

Isaac Adamson’s script treatment of the touching story of a pop icon (Michael Jackson) and his pet chimp, Bubbles, has been snatched up by End Cue and Dan Harmon’s indie ... Continue Reading →
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Holland Animation Fest Declares 2016 Winners

The 2016 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival (haff.nl) wrapped up in the Netherlands this weekend, with the top honors going to a geographically and stylistically diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Taps 39 Projects for Animation Production Day

A healthy total of 39 animation projects representing the efforts of 14 different countries have been selected to take part in the 10th edition of Animation Production Day at the Stuttgart ... Continue Reading →
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Four Live-Action Films That Need Animated Remakes Rotoscopers weighs in on the silver screen icons overdue for a toon treatment — if Hollywood is listening? Fuji TV Shows to Stream ... Continue Reading →
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Box Office: Disney’s Zootopia Tops $500M Worldwide Animated animal caper has triumphed in China, Russia an at home. Disney Names New VPs of Original Series & Movies Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Curious George’ Coming to Hulu March 31

Through an extensive, multi-year agreement with NBCU Television Curious George. The deal encompasses past and future seasons of the double Emmy-winning animated series, as well as specials ... Continue Reading →