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‘Rick and Morty’ Scores Season 3 Renewal

Less than a month into its triumphant second season return to Adult Swim, original animated comedy Rick and Morty has received a season three order of bizarre intergalactic adventures. ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Awards Susan Bin 2015 Phyllis Craig Scholarship

Women in Animation (WIA) has awarded Harvard student Susan Bin the 2015 Phyllis Craig Scholarship, an annually bestowed purse of $1,000 given to one deserving student who demonstrates ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Awards Open for Animation and VFX Shorts

The 2015 VIEW Conference, set for Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy, is widening the scope of its awards with new themes, subjects and contestants. Accepting submissions through Sept. 15, ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets are now available for the 2015 World Animation Celebration, set for Oct. 24-25 at Sony Pictures Animation in Culver City, Calif. Presented by Animation Libation Studios and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces ‘Lion Guard’ TV Movie

The epic animated sweep of Disney’s The Lion King will be extended this fall as Disney Channel premieres The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar — an all-new, primetime television ... Continue Reading →
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Sofia Vergara to School Bart as ‘Simpsons’ Teacher

Almost two years since the passing of voice actor Marcia Wallace, who for over two decades provided the voice of sarcastic, lonely-heart teacher Edna Krabappel on Matt Groening’s ... Continue Reading →
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Marge Dean Tapped as GM for Stoopid Buddy

Daytime Emmy-award winning entertainment executive Margaret M. Dean (Back at the Barnyard, The Ricky Gervais Show, Scooby-Doo and the Legend of the Vampire) has joined animation house ... Continue Reading →
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Angelina Jolie Pitt to Exec Produce ‘Breadwinner’

Angelina Jolie Pitt and her Jolie Pas Productions have teamed up with Aircraft Pictures (Toronto), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland) and Melusine Productions (Luxembourg) to executive produce ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Vet Tuomo Korpinen Joins Rovio

Tuomo Korpinen, a former DreamWorks Animation executive, has joined Rovio Entertainment as President of Rovio Animation and Blue Bird Distribution, and Global Executive VP of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Shotgun Announces New Features

At SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, Shotgun Software announced a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects. ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Universal Scene Description Going Open Source

Pixar intends to release its Universal Scene Description software (USD) as an open-source project by summer, 2016. The toolset addresses the need in the CG film and game industries ... Continue Reading →
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Students Protest Firing of UTT Teacher

A group of masked students gathered last week by the busy road outside the John Donaldson Technical Institute at the University of Trinidad and Tobago to demand the reinstatement of ... Continue Reading →
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Inaugural Animate Dubai Extends Entry Deadline

Animate Dubai, the first international animated film festival to take place in the GCC region, is set to hold its inaugural event this December 3-5 at the Dubai Design District creative ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton’s ‘Loneliest Stoplight’ Set for HollyShorts

Indie animation legend Bill Plympton’s latest short film, The Loneliest Stoplight, will be giving Los Angeles area fans two opportunities to enjoy it as a big screen experience ... Continue Reading →
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House of Moves Unwraps Fresh Animation Pipeline

House of Moves, an LA-based full-service motion-capture and key-frame animation company, announces a new,technology suite, codenamed “Helibug.” The proprietary process “rethinks ... Continue Reading →
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‘Awesomes’ Season 3 Set for Hulu

Hulu has announced its fall slate of original programming, including the return of super-powered animated sitcom The Awesomes. Season three of show will begin streaming weekly on Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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OobEdoO Picks Up ‘Charlie & Lola’

U.K. digital service for preschoolers and parents OobEdoO has acquired three major titles to add to its growing roster of quality kids’ programming, including from BBC Worldwide, ... Continue Reading →
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DHX and AwesomenessTV Ink Development, Licensing Deals

DHX Media and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV have entered into an original development and production agreement to create content for broadcast on Family Channel in Canada. DHX will also ... Continue Reading →
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‘Of Shadows & Wings’ Premieres at Locarno

Of Shadows & Wings, a contemplative animation from directors Elice Meng and Eleonora Marinori, makes its world premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peanuts Movie’ Presents How to #DrawSnoopy

Blue Sky Studios and Fox are promoting The Peanuts Movie (November 6) with a fun online push in celebration of Snoopy’s birthday, coming up Monday, August 10. Director Steve Martino ... Continue Reading →