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2017 Stuttgart Animation Fest Winners Revealed

The 24th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart wrapped up over the weekend with a festive awards ceremony, capping an event that truly embraced its “Animation Without ... Continue Reading →
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31 LatAm Projects Selected for Pixelatl’s IdeaToon Bootcamp

After reviewing 300 submissions from 13 countries in Latin America, organizers have announced that 31 projects have made the cut and will take part in the IdeaToon Bootcamp. Over May ... Continue Reading →
PJ Masks

eOne Snags ‘PJ Masks’ Partners in APac, LatAm and Beyond

Entertainment One is growing the global footprint of its hit preschool property PJ Masks, with new merchandise launches ready to roll across Asia Pacific and Latin America, as well ... Continue Reading →
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

ZAG’s ‘Miraculous’ Surpasses 230 Global Licensees

Hit action-comedy animated series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir continues to help ZAG studio increase its retail reach. The ZAG Heroez series (78 x 22 min.) currently ... Continue Reading →
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3rd Animated Spirits Screening Brings European Shorts to NYC

The European National Cultural Institutes in New York City will present a third edition of Animated Spirits: European Animated Short Film Festival this week, with an exciting lineup ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore Reunites with James Gunn on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Delve into the 620 shots delivered by the studio under VFX supe Jonathan Fawkner to bring back Rocket, ... Continue Reading →
All Hail King Julien: Exiled

Exclusive Clip: Mort Plays the Long Game in ‘All Hail King Julien: Exiled’

The animated world of talking animals meets the pageantry of power struggles in the all-new, standalone series All Hail King Julien: Exiled, which launches on Friday, May 12. This fresh ... Continue Reading →
Hump

Report from Stuttgart: From Bombay Roses to Slide Guitars, Works in Progress Showcased

While the Animation Production Day presented 44 new projects to potential partners over two days, the ITFS offered a unique insight into four new feature-length projects at the stages ... Continue Reading →
Coconut The Little Dragon

Team Entertainment to Rep Caligari’s ‘Coconut’ in Italy

German indie production house Caligari Films has appointed Team Entertainment to represent the first and second seasons of its charming CG-animated preschool series Coconut The Little ... Continue Reading →
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Karl Kerschl ‘Robotech’ Variant Covers Set Revealed The iconic ’80s sci-fi anime returns with a new comic series this July 26, from Titan. Check out a gallery of five ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration ’17 Calls for Entries

Submissions for The World Animation Celebration 2017 are now open! Presented by Animation Libation Studios and Animation Magazine and hosted by Sony Pictures Animation, WAC is an international ... Continue Reading →
Leo Matsuda

‘Inner Workings’ Creator Leo Matsuda Signs to WME, Gotham Group

Annie Award-nominated animation artist and writer-director of the Disney theatrical short Inner Workings (released with Moana), Leo Matsuda, has signed on with WME and Gotham Group ... Continue Reading →
Peter Girardi

WBTVG Ups Peter Girardi to Head Blue Ribbon & Alternative Animation

Warner Bros. Television Group has promoted creative executive Peter Girardi to the post of Executive Vice President of its digital studio Blue Ribbon Content, and Alternative Programming ... Continue Reading →
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AAN, Digital Lab Africa Team for Transmedia Pitch Category

Following last month’s announcement of the pitch competition partnership between DISCOP, the African Animation Network and Annecy International Animation Film Festival & Market, ... Continue Reading →
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Viacom Quarterly Call Confirms ‘SpongeBob 3,’ ‘Loud House’ Movie

On Thursday, Viacom held its quarterly earnings call, putting a strong emphasis on the success of Nickelodeon animation brands and highlighting plans for feature film and merch expansions ... Continue Reading →
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Variety’s 2017 10 Animators to Watch Congratulations to these amazing artists! This year’s list: Arthur de Pins, Megan Nicole Dong, Dorota Kobiela, Kirsten Lepore, Kira Lehtomaki, ... Continue Reading →
Hoodoo

French-Indian Co-Pro ‘Hoodoo’ Gets in Tune

France’s Mozaic Productions, together with Bioscopewala Pictures and Suresh Eriyat’s Studio Eeksaurus — both based in Mumbai, India — announce a co-production endeavor ... Continue Reading →
Dear Angelica

Facebook’s Oculus Story Studio Logs Off

Facebook has announced that it will be shutting down the two-year-old Oculus Story Studio, which produced the Emmy Award-winning animated VR short Henry and more recently, the vibrant ... Continue Reading →

Report from Stuttgart: ‘Loving Vincent’ Filmmakers Go Noir with ‘Shadows’

Loving Vincent‘s UK-Polish writer-director team Hugh Welchman and Dorota Kobiela will return to the world of painting for their next animation feature, The Shadows, which Welchman ... Continue Reading →
Jon Cowley

Jon Cowley to Lead FuseFX Vancouver Production Team

FuseFX has hired on 18-year visual effects industry veteran Jon Cowley as Head of Production and Senior VFX Supervisor for its Vancouver facility, where he will oversee production activity ... Continue Reading →