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‘MLP’ Season 7 Promo Spoofs ‘Fresh Prince’ Theme

Hasbro Studios and Discovery Family are bringing the funk for a super cute new My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic spoof inspired by the ‘90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes Shorts & Cinéfondation Select Three Animations

The Festival de Cannes (May 17-28) has cracked the seal on its 2017 lineup by announcing the Short Films Competition and Cinéfondation Selection, which combined are offering up three ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Nathan Love Inspires Life-Saving Action in Animated FEMA Experience

Aardman Nathan Love studio and Ogilvy Washington agency have delivered a distinctly styled choose-your-own-adventure animated video for the new “You Are the Help Until Help Arrives” ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Releasing ‘Steven Universe Soundtrack’ June 2

Cartoon Network has responded to fan demand and announced that it will release a digital Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1 album worldwide on Friday, June 2. The collection will ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation 2017 Opens Submissions

Vancouver’s Spark Computer Graphics Society has opened submissions for Spark Animation 2017, running October 26-29 in the Canadian entertainment mecca. Now in its ninth year, ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Finds ‘Pat the Dog’ a US Home on Disney

Indie French distributor Superights announces that cartoon comedy Pat the Dog (78 x 7 min.), which made its market debut at MIP Junior last year, has been adopted by ABC Cable Networks ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Afrofuturism: Missy Elliott’ Trailer The fifth episode of DUST’s animated series exploring the sci-fi influence of black artists gets supa dupa fly with Misdemeanor ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s Turtles Come Out of Their Shells for ‘View-Master TMNT VR’

Nickelodeon has teamed up with Mattel and Climax Studios to launch View-Master TMNT VR, a new virtual reality app featuring the beloved characters of animated kids’ show Teenage ... Continue Reading →
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DHX’s WildBrain Named Global Manager for ‘Larva Tuba’ Channel

DHX Media’s online kids’ net WildBrain has been tapped as the exclusive global manager for TUBA n Co.’s YouTube channel center on its short-form CG-animated slapstick ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay 2017 Pulcinella Award Winners

Annual Italian animation confab Cartoons on the Bay wrapped up over the weekend with the Pucinella Awards gala. The ceremony capped three days of screenings, master classes, and networking, ... Continue Reading →
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John Legend and Baobab Studios Announce ‘Rainbow Crow’ VR Series

Baobab Studios (the virtual reality company behind Emmy-nominated Invasion! and upcoming Asteroids!) has teamed up with musician, producer and activist John Legend for a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Underdog’ Animator Joe Harris Dies at 89

The advertising artist who brought to life some of the most iconic cartoon characters of the mid-20th century, Joe Harris, died March 26 at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, Deadline ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Names First Faculty Grant Winners

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Becky’ & ‘Sarah’ Head to Sweden as Part of Major BBC Sale

BBC Worldwide and SVT have concluded another major deal which will see a wide range of genres heading to screens in Sweden. These include everything from high-profile dramas, to science ... Continue Reading →
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NOW ENROLLING: UTS Animal Logic Academy 2018 Learn from animation, VFX and CGI industry pros in a studio environment on-campus in the heart of Sydney. Says Jessica D’Ali, a member ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Presenting ‘Cars 3,’ ‘Lou’ & Taste of ‘Coco’ at Annecy

Friday, June 16 will be a big day for major studio animation at the Annecy festival, with Disney-Pixar presenting special screenings and filmmaker appearances for its latest projects ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Animation du Monde Program Allies with Africa

The vigorously developing African animation industry has opened another international avenue with a the latest MIFA Animation du Monde initiative. The program will support “Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Dusty Film & Animation Fest 2017 Dates, Guests Announced

The 28th Dusty Film & Animation Festival has been slated from Friday, May 5 through Monday, May 8 this year, taking place at the SVA Theatre in New York City. The long weekend will ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA ‘Animating Life’ Exhibit Coming to Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum and its Northwest Film Center will be introducing visitors to a dynamic behind-the-scenes multimedia exhibit celebrating the hometown hero studio with Animating ... Continue Reading →
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‘Second to None,’ ‘Siege of Jadotville’ Score for Animation & VFX at IFTAs

The Irish Film & Television Academy announced the IFTA Film & Drama Awards winners this weekend. The ceremony, hosted for the second time by actor and comedian Deirdre O’Kane, ... Continue Reading →