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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 →
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Le Gala Quebec Cinema – 2017 Nominees Announced The inaugural Iris Awards for Quebecois film are set for June 1. Best Animated Short noms go to: Casino by Steven Woloshen, J’aime ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics’ Comes Home June 13

He’s baa-aack! Aardman Animations beloved bit of woolly bother Shaun the Sheep and his farmyard friends return in a new collection of adventures, Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics. The ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam Names Lansay Master Toy Partner for ‘Oggy’

Award-winning animation studio Xilam has appointed Lansay as master toy partner for its flagship cartoon, Oggy & the Cockroaches. Lansay will produce and distribute an initial line ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV Iberoamerica Inks Multi-Title, Multi-Territory Deal with TV Azteca

Mondo TV Iberoamerica, part of Italy’s Mondo TV group, has secured an agreement with Mexico’s TV Azteca that will bring a slew of its popular titles to broadcast across three countries ... Continue Reading →
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Musical ‘Mice War’ Premiering at Newport Beach Fest

New animated children’s musical The Mice War will open at the 18th annual Newport Beach Film Festival in California on April 22. Created by Grammy-nominated composer and writer David ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca’s ‘Bat Pat’ Spreads Wings Across Nintendo

Atlantyca Entertainment has signed a multi-territory licensing agreement with Nintendo that will present young gamers with a variety of Bat Pat branded themes for the Nintendo 3DS handheld ... Continue Reading →
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Leena Lele Dutta to Lead Sony India Kids’ Net YAY!

Sony Pictures Networks India has tapped Leena Lele Dutta to head its forthcoming children’s entertainment channel, Sony YAY!. As Business Head, SPN Kids Genre, Dutta will put her ... Continue Reading →