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Chinese Artist Wins Autodesk Rendering Revolution Contest

An artistic rendering fo the 3ds Max 20th anniversary logo submitted by an artist from China has won Autodesk’s Rendering Revolution Contest. The contest for still-image architectural ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Debuts Holiday Outings for ‘Penguins of Madagascar, ‘Glenn Martin, DDS’

Nickelodeon has announced its holiday programming lineup, featuring all-new holiday-themed animated entries from The Penguins of Madagascar and Glenn Martin, DDS. The Penguins episode, ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: Jack Black, Samberg on ‘Take Two with Phineas and Ferb’

Disney’s been pretty up front about making animated duo Phineas & Ferb into a major franchise, and takes the next step by having the duo follow in the footsteps of the venerable ... Continue Reading →
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‘Summer Wars’ Release Plans Expand

Summer Wars, one of the 15 films set to qualify for this year’s best animated feature Oscar race, has announced additional dates for its limited theatrical run. Directed by Mamoru ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Preps Papers, Prizes for 2010

South Korea is set to play host to more than 8,000 people from the computer animation and interactivity world by hosting SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Dec. 15-18 in Seoul. The conference will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Firebreather’ Heats Up Ratings for CN

It looks like Firebreather is a hit. The original animated feature directed by Peter Chung did well among all kids and boys demographics in its debut airing Nov. 24. If you saw and ... Continue Reading →
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Wizard Hat Adapts ‘Grim Hill’ Books to TV

Toronto-based Wizard Hat Productions is going to turn the Grim Hill book series into a animated series. The books by Linda DeMeulemeester will be turned into 26 half-hour CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Adds Complexity to Game Animation

Aardman Digital has announced some complex animation techniques, incorporating photographic elements, CG animation and Flash animation for a collection of online games called Championsheeps. ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars Short-List 10 Animated Shorts

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has advanced 10 entries for voting in the best animated short film Oscar race. The films, whittled down from a list of 33 qualifiers, ... Continue Reading →
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Student Academy Awards Open for Entries

The 2011 Student Academy Awards process is now open for submissions. The competition is open to student filmmakers in the U.S., who can submit their work in four categories: animation, ... Continue Reading →
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‘All-Star Superman’ Feature Arrives Feb. 22

Warner Bros. has announced Feb. 22 as the release date for its animated feature adaptation of the popular and award-winning All-Star Superman comic book series. Adapted from the original ... Continue Reading →
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Asia TV Forum Soars ‘Above and Beyond’

The Asia Television Forum is gearing up for its 11th edition Dec. 8-10 in Singapore with the theme “Above and Beyond.” Organizers of the event say the market for Asian TV content ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Ads: Superfad’s Raving Rabbids

Take a peek at this ad that Superfad put together for Ubisoft’s Raving Rabbids videogame, “Travel in Time.” Here’s a few images, followed by the credits for ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Serves Double Dose of ‘Fantasia’

It’s a huge week for Disney fans as the house that Walt built releases a true classic, its modern follow-up and a trio of documentaries that animation history buffs will find ... Continue Reading →
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CN Orders More ‘MAD,’ ‘Regular Show,’ ‘Adventure Time’

Cartoon Network has given the go-ahead for new seasons of Adventure Time, MAD and The Regular Show. The latter two are new shows getting a second-season order, while the new season ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun,’ ‘Up,’ ‘Penguins Win Children’s BAFTAs

Shaun the Sheep, Pixar’s Up and The Penguins of Madagascar are among the animated programs that took home honors Sunday at the BAFTA Children’s Awards in London. Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tangled’ Weaves Strong $69M Opening

On a weekend when most folks are cleaning their plates, Tangled and Harry Potter cleaned up at the box office. To no one’s surprise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Hopes Holidays Get ‘Tangled’ Up at the Theater

Thanksgiving is about to get a bit hairy for moviegoers. That’s because this weekend sees the opening of Tangled, the 50th feature film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, at ... Continue Reading →
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Pokemon, Minions Have a New York City Thanksgiving

New York City is getting animated for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. To kick things off, the lovable yellow Minions from the summer hit movie Despicable Me are promoting the Dec. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hop’ Rocks Out With New Trailer

Yesterday, we brought you the first poster image from Hop, the new animated feature coming next year from Illumination Entertainment; today, we bring you the trailer. Enjoy — and ... Continue Reading →