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Gunpowder & Sky Animates Music Lore for ‘Drawn & Recorded’

Newly formed Los Angeles studio Gunpowder & Sky has partnered with Oscar- and Grammy-winning producer T Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart), acclaimed animator Drew Christie (New York Times ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Ups Cecilia Persson to VP of Programming Kids EMEA

Turner Europe, Middle East and Africa has promoted Cecilia Persson to Vice President of Programming and Content Strategy Kids EMEA, Acquisitions and Co-Production International. The ... Continue Reading →
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ACMI Presents ‘Nightingale and the Rose’ Exhibition

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne will be celebrating the extraordinary animated collaboration of two-time Archibald Prize winner Del Kathryn Barton and ... Continue Reading →
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Video: League of Legends – Taliyah: Homecoming Austin, Texas studio Powerhouse Animation collaborates with Riot Games on a lovely trailer piece starring the game’s young ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Follows Blue Sky in Settlement for Animators’ Suit

Just shy of a month after it was announced that Blue Sky Studios had offered a multi-million dollar settlement, Sony Pictures Animation and Imageworks are following suit (no pun intended) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tumble Leaf’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Creative Winners

On Saturday night, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at a gala ceremony held in the California Ballroom ... Continue Reading →
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Top Stuttgart Prizes Go to ‘Kaputt,’ ‘Psychonauts’ and ‘Long Long Holiday’

The 23rd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) wrapped up in the German city over the weekend, and the selected prize winners definitely lived up to the year’s motto “Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Andy Heyward Launches Collectable Animation Art Outlet

Animation industry veteran Andy Heyward has launched a new destination for collectible animation cel artwork. Andy Heyward Animation Art offers limited edition hand painted, signed ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Westman Appointed Head of Nelvana

Industry veteran Pam Westman has been tapped to fill the role of Head of Nelvana Enterprises, tasked with overseeing global brand development and management across the Corus Entertainment-owned ... Continue Reading →
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‘Happy Days’ Cast Invades Bikini Bottom for New ‘SpongeBob’

It’s been decades since the Fonz literally “jumped the shark” on TV classic Happy Days, but this week Henry Winkler and his former co-stars Michael McKean and David ... Continue Reading →
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Fast & Furious Director Reportedly Tapped for Space Jam 2 Starring LeBron James Justin Lin will helm the long-awaited sequel to the B-Ballin’ hybrid flick, which looks close ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’16 Sets Attendance Record

The 2016 FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia wrapped up in Stuttgart on Friday, with the 21st edition welcoming 3,500 attendees — an all-time high for attendance ... Continue Reading →
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Cogswell Launches World-First VR/AR Program

Cogswell College in San Jose, California is set to become the first school in the world to launch a Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Certificate Program, with the first courses ... Continue Reading →
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The World’s First Snoopy Museum Is Opening in Tokyo Charles Schulz’s work-famous beagle gets the recognition he deserves with a new Rippongi attraction featuring original ... Continue Reading →
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Video: The Making of The Jungle Book A quick behind-the-scenes summary of Jon Favreau’s groundbreaking approach to digitally retelling a classic tale, which continues to kick box-office ... Continue Reading →
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APOS News Round-Up

APOS 2016 has wrapped up in Bali, with some notable deals taking place at the international media conference: Viacom International Media Networks Asia agreed to a multi-year Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
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Shout’s ‘Quackerz’ Takes Wing on DVD & Blu-ray

Shout! Factory Kids will be releasing a fine, feathered family adventure this summer as Quackerz takes flight on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (BD 3D and 2D, DVD and digital), iTunes and VOD ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Details ‘Zootopia’ Home Release

Walt Disney Home Entertainment has issued the official announcement of Zootopia’s home entertainment release. The CG animated comedy-adventure will arrive on Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD ... Continue Reading →
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Crunchyroll Offers Subscribers Loot Perks

As previously announced, leading anime streaming service Crunchyroll has teamed up with the folks at swag-to-your-door company Loot Crate to create Loot Anime. And now Crunchyroll announces ... Continue Reading →
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Pyramide Picks Up ‘The Girl Without Hands’

Arthouse cinema sales company Pyramide International has snapped up worldwide rights to The Girl Without Hands (La jeune fille sans mains) — the feature length debut of French ... Continue Reading →