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Thunderbird Appoints Key Execs; Jennifer McCarron Heads Atomic Cartoons

Vancouver-based multiplatform company Thunderbird Entertainment has made a series of key management appointments, including naming Ivan Fecan interim CEO of Thunderbird and promoting ... Continue Reading →
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Viva El Festival Pixelatl!

The town of Cuernavaca in Mexico will once again host another highly anticipated edition of Pixelatl’s El Festival September 5 thru 10. The 2017 edition showcases a wide variety ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Hopes to Sell Stake in Oriental DreamWorks

Universal is looking to sell its stake in China-based Oriental DreamWorks, according to a report in The Financial Times. Universal is seeking to let go of its 45% stake in the venture ... Continue Reading →
Barry and Joe: The Animated Series

Obama and Biden to Time Travel in New Toon

A clever new animated sci-fi series featuring former President Obama and former V.P. Joe Biden is off to a very healthy start, thanks to a crowd-funding campaign via Kickstarter. The ... Continue Reading →
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Painting a Masterpiece: Loving Vincent

Dorotea Kobiela Hugh Welchman Billed ... Continue Reading →
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Two by Masaaki Yuasa Debut at OIAF

Two highly original, new films by Japanese auteur Masaaki Yuasa will be showcased at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival. Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and ... Continue Reading →
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True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Bill Schultz Frank Falcone Mary Bredin Pharrel Williams The ... Continue Reading →
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A Profile of Man of Action

Sprung from the comics biz, Man of Action has flourished as animation hit-makers ready to cement ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar and the Art of Curbing CG Noise

How a UCSB computer science student helped Pixar develop a new noise-eliminating solution. For many people, the words Monte Carlo conjure images of high-stakes casinos serving cocktails ... Continue Reading →
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June Foray Life Celebration Planned for Sept. 19

Mark Evanier, animation veteran and longtime friend of the late June Foray, has announced the details for the beloved actress’s life celebration, which will be held on Sept. 19 at ... Continue Reading →
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MAXON Announces Immediate Availability of Cinema 4D Release 19

MAXON announces immediate availability of Cinema 4D Release 19 (R19). This next generation of MAXON’s professional 3D application delivers both great tools and enhancements artists ... Continue Reading →
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Cardiff Animation Festivals Opens Call for Entries

The new Cardiff Animation Festival (CAF) has opened its call for entries for its first edition. The deadline for submissions is Friday 12th January 2018, with discounted Earlybird submissions ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam Launches ‘Oggy’ App Worldwide

French studio Xilam has released a fun new app, in conjunction with its global animated hit Oggy and the Cockroaches. The game invites fans to enjoy a wild race between the titular ... Continue Reading →
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Your Fall TV Premiere Date Guide Is Here

Although small-screen shows are premiering all year round thanks to the popularity of cable and streaming devices, Fall TV season still means something to some of us old-school pop ... Continue Reading →
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Anima’s ‘Monster Island’ Scares Up New Eyeballs

Vision Films is releasing Anima Estudio’s animated feature Monster Island today on DVD and VOD. Anima is best known for producing animated titles such as Top Cat, Wicked Flying Monkeys, ... Continue Reading →
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BoxLunch Exclusives to Satisfy Force Friday Appetites

Among the exhilarating intergalactic activities Disney Co.’s Star Wars department and partners are planning for Force Friday II (like the multinational Find the Force AR event), civic-minded ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Toy Story Land Unboxed, ‘Last Day of June’ Arrives, ‘Breadwinner’ at BFI & More

Toy Story Land to Open at Walt Disney World Resort in Summer 2018 Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek set the opening date for Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ new 11-acre zone. ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Experiment 101’s ‘Biomutant’ Causes Gamescom Stir

Swedish studio Experiment 101 made a big splash at Gamescom in Cologne last week with the highly anticipated unveiling of their first videogame project, Biomutant. The action-driven, ... Continue Reading →
Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus

Cinemax Dates ‘Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus’ Premiere

Having announced the project earlier this year, Cinemax has slated the premiere of its first original animated comedy Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus, which will debut ... Continue Reading →
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IMPS & Dupuis Plan New ‘Smurfs’ Series

Peyo’s little blue mushroom-dwellers are going to return to the small screen once more, as official licensor IMPS announces it is joining forces with Dupuis Audiovisuel to create ... Continue Reading →