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CalArts Premieres 2017 Character & Experimental Animation Showcases

In the last week, hundreds of students, faculty, alumni and entertainment executives gathered for a duo of screenings and celebrations showcasing the 2017 CalArts Character Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Disney XD Bricks Up for Star Wars Day

It’s the biggest holiday on the galactic calendar, Star Wars Day! To celebrate, Disney XD has built up an all-day marathon of fun and adventure in a galaxy far, far away. The entire ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Last Chance to Submit to KLIK Submissions for the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival’s international competition close June 1, so hurry up and enter your shorts, ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer, Clips Unleashed for ‘Resident Evil: Vendetta’

If you’re susceptible to bad dreams, click away now. Fathom Events has released a new trailer as well as sneak-peek clips for Resident Evil: Vendetta — the latest installment ... Continue Reading →
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Quidd Launches ‘Steven Universe’ Tradeable Digital Card & Stickers

Fans now have a new way to interact with the colorful characters of Steven Universe, thanks to a new line official digital trading cards and iMessage stickers from collecting platform ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Crozier Steps Down from ITV Leadership

After serving 7 years as CEO of UK-based network ITV, Adam Crozier has announced his intention to step down on June 30. Ian Giffiths will assume the newly combined roles of Chief Operating ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hum Chitra Banate Hai’ Wins Indian National Film Awards Animation Prize

The 64th National Film Awards of India has bestowed the Rajat Kamal Award for Best Animation Film on the enchanting mythic piece Hum chitra banate hai (“We Make Images”), directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zombillénium’ Screenings Shuffle to Cannes, Annecy

With the revelation of the 2017 official selection, it came to light that this year’s Annecy Festival has double booked the highly anticipated family horror-comedy Zombillénium, ... Continue Reading →
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GO-N’s ‘Simon’ Goes Abroad

Following its launch at the MIP Junior market last fall, animated preschool series Simon (52 x 5 min. HD) from Paris-based producer-distributor GO-N Productions has secured an initial ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Worldwide Digs Cyber Group’s ‘Gigantosaurus’

Paris-based producer-distributor Cyber Group Studios announces that its new CG-animated preschool series Gigantosaurus has been picked up by Disney Junior Worldwide (excluding India ... Continue Reading →
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Hornet Animates Kids’ Imaginations for Arla’s “Live Unprocessed”

What happens when you present some creative kids with unfamiliar words pulled off the ingredients list of processed foods? Well, they come up with some spectacular interpretations, ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Mr Bean’ Goes Live on Facebook with Adobe Software

On Wednesday, May 3 at 3:30 p.m., fans of cartooned physical comedy can tune in to a special live stream with his 70 million followers on the official Mr Bean Facebook page. The half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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SC Films Ventures ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

London-based family animation specialist SC Films International announced the start of production on its latest project, a loose adaptation of Jules Vernes’ classic Around the ... Continue Reading →
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The Acadmey Presents: 75th Anniversary of Bambi Historian Leonard Maltin will be joined by original voice stars from the Disney classic and animation artists Andreas Deja and Paul Felix ... Continue Reading →
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Woodbury Student Showcase Set for May 5

Woodbury University in Burbank, California is capping another academic year by showcasing the portfolios and prize-winning works of graduating seniors and students of its School of ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective Teams with CSU for Summer Program, Scholarships

Silicon Valley’s Nimble Collective — creators of the first cloud-native animation collaboration platform — has teamed up with California State University’s Summer ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Day in Cannes: ‘Buñuel,’ ‘Junod’ & ‘Release from Heaven’ Slated

The lineup for Animation Day in Cannes is starting to jell, with the big day of “Discoveries” set for May 23 during the prestigious film festival and market. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Project Greenlight & Tongal Name “Next Great Animated Series”

Project Greenlight Digital Studios (from Adaptive Studios) and Tongal have revealed the winner of its “Next Great Animated Series Contest”. The honor was awarded to Alec ... Continue Reading →
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WildBrain Creating ‘Tulipop’ Webtoon & Channel

Icelandic lifestyle brand Tulipop is extending its magical world with the help of DHX Media’s leading multiplatform kids’ network, WildBrain, which will create an animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Vet David Silverman Set for Italian BergamoTOONS Fest

This summer, the north of Italy plays host to a three day celebration of animation as the BergamoTOONS Festival runs June 22 through. In addition to free symposiums, film screenings ... Continue Reading →