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Intl. Emmy Kids Awards Set for Feb. 10 in N.Y.

The second edition of the International Emmy Kids Awards will take place Feb. 10 at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, in New York City. The nominees in the Kids Animation category are: • ... Continue Reading →
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Facilities Form VFX Association of Ireland

Four of Ireland’s largest visual effects houses have agreed to form the VFX Association of Ireland. The founding houses are Windmill Lane, Screen Scene, Egg Post Production and ... Continue Reading →
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Cross Media Intl. is Tezuka’s New American Agent

San Francisco-based Cross Media International has entered into an agreement with Tezuka Productions of Japan to develop distribution opportunities for its extensive portfolio of properties ... Continue Reading →
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Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup Fly Again!

Cartoon Network serves up a CG-animated special featuring the beloved, saucer-eyed crimebusters known as the Powerpuff Girls. It’s tough to believe that it’s been 15 years ... Continue Reading →
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A Century of Dinos

What is it about dinosaurs and animation? One could argue that animation is the perfect method of bringing them to life onscreen, which is why the love affair between animators and ... Continue Reading →
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Animation and VFX Oscar Nominees React to the Great News

It’s become an Oscar nomination announcement morning tradition: The talented men and women who are up for the Academy Awards tell the press how they found out the news and what ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nominated for Academy Awards

This morning (Jan. 16), the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced at a news conference at the Samuel Goldwyn theater in Beverly Hills. Here are the animation ... Continue Reading →
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There Be a Cunning Dragon!

Joe ... Continue Reading →
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February 2014 Tech Reviews

Best of the Year Our brilliant tech critic picks 12 of his favorite releases of the past year: Lagoa. This web-based 3D system with a progressive, physically-based render engine in ... Continue Reading →
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What’s the Story, Anne D. Bernstein?

A woman in an animation writers’ room sometimes seems more rare than a dodo egg omelet on your local brunch menu, with unicorn cheese. But why should that be? In this next pair ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Enrolls ‘China, IL’ for 3rd Season

Get ready for another year of hijinks at America’s worst university as Adult Swim’s animated comedy China, IL gets picked up for a third season. Production on the third ... Continue Reading →
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New Clip for ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’

20th Century Fox has released a new clip from the upcoming DreamWorks Animation feature Mr. Peabody & Sherman, due for release March 7 in stereoscopic 3D. The feature is based on ... Continue Reading →
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Shut Up!’s ‘Smosh Babies’ Returns for Season 2

The Smosh Babies are back. The online series from Shut Up! Cartoons debuted this week the first episode of its second season. The series debuted in August 2013 and became one of Shut ... Continue Reading →
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LGBT Characters Likely in ‘Sailor Moon’ Reboot

Sailor Moon is coming back to anime in a reboot said to be a more faithful adaptation of Naoko Takeuchi’s original manga that likely will retain several LGBT characters. Producer ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation, YouTube Serve Daily Web Series

DreamWorks Animation has teamed up with YouTube to produce a new daily web show called YouTube Nation. The show, which airs a new episode each day at 6 p.m. PT on its Spotlight channel, ... Continue Reading →
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Super RTL Expands Pact With DreamWorks

Germany’s Super RTL has extended its program distribution deal with DreamWorks Animation to include local licensing and merchandising rights. The deal includes rights to such ... Continue Reading →
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Francetv Ups de La Villarmois to Licensing Head

Aude de La Villarmois has been appointed head of licensing at francetv Distribution, effective Jan. 26. De La Villarmois began her career in licensing in 1998 at The Walt Disney Co. ... Continue Reading →
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BENT Image Lab Expands to Europe

BENT Image Lab, an award-winning US-based animation and visual effects production company has expanded its offices to Europe. BENT is currently producing work all over the globe with ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Vet Lund Launches ‘Jeffrey’ Online

Jeffrey: The Series, an animated web series created by Disney veteran animator Dan Lund, is set to premiere Jan. 28 with new episodes following every Tuesday. The series explores pop ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Brings Portugal’s ‘Nutri Ventures’ to U.S.

Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms, an animated children’s series that encourages healthy eating, is set to make its United States debut Jan. 15 on Hulu Kids. A total ... Continue Reading →