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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Pre-SIGGRAPH Highlights & Tech News

‘Fortnite’ Trailer Rewrites Traditional CG Workflows Epic Games has released a 3-minute launch cinematic trailer for its toon-styled multiplayer survival game, featuring a detailed ... Continue Reading →
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SDCC: First ‘Rocko’ Footage, ‘Archer’ Meets Eggsy, ‘Voltron’ S3 Trailer & More

Nickelodeon Unveils First Footage of ‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’ Fans were treated to a sneak peek at the return of the wallaby at a panel with original series’ voice ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance & Ilion Tap Directors Vicky Jenson, Alessandro Carloni for Features

The recently launched animation division of Skydance Media, formed in partnership with Madrid’s Ilion Animation, has brought on a couple of DreamWorks Animation alums for its first ... Continue Reading →
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

DHX Serves Up ‘Meatballs’ with 30-Title Buffet to Virgin TV

DHX Media announced a distribution deal with the UK’s Virgin TV for SVOD rights in the UK and Ireland, plus linear rights for its TV3 Ireland network, adding up to 615 half-hours ... Continue Reading →
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‘Power Battle Watch Car’ Goes Back to School in Russia

School and office supplies manufacturer BG has inked a licensing agreement with CLS Media for a new line of stationery and kids’ creativity goods in Russia, based on the animation ... Continue Reading →
Bluey

ABC KIDS, BBC Form Pack with Ludo for ‘Bluey’

Emmy-winning Australian creative house Ludo Studio has kicked off production on Bluey, a new animated preschool series created by Joe Brumm (Charlie and Lola). The 52 x 7 min. series ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Toon Tribute to Adam West, New ‘Pony’ Poster, Encore VFX & More

VIDEO: In Loving Memory of Adam West – ‘Family Guy’ Season 15 Following the screen legend’s passing last month, EP Steve Callaghan stated that the show would be keeping ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: eigoMANGA Brings Comics to the Next Dimension with VR

At this week’s Comic-Con in San Diego, eigoMANGA will be showcasing a way to juice up comic-book publishing with its new mobile virtual reality app, ComX VR, at booth #4531 from July ... Continue Reading →
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M4e Boosts YouTube Collaboration

Munich-based m4e AG is expanding its years-long cooperation with YouTube, which has brought more than 5,000 videos from m4e’s library to the platform which have generated over 500 ... Continue Reading →
Oggy & the Cockroaches

Xilam’s ‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’ Fuels Up in GAS Region

Award-winning French animation company Xilam has licensed the third, fourth and fifth seasons of its hit comedy series Oggy & the Cockroaches to Disney Channel for Germany, Austria ... Continue Reading →
Insectibles

One Animation’s ‘Insectibles’ Going Strong in Germany

Insectibles is shaping up to be the next big thing from CG studio One Animation (Oddbods), with the 3D HD animated series scoring top kids’ TV ratings in Germany. The show is a co-production ... Continue Reading →
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Good Deed Ent. Dates ‘Loving Vincent’ NYC & LA Openings

LA-based Good Deed Entertainment has set the opening dates for award-winning animated feature Loving Vincent — produced by Poland’s BreakThru Films (Peter and the Wolf) and ... Continue Reading →
Charlotte

Bibo Bergeron Gears Up for Animated ‘Charlotte’ Biopic

Director Bibo Bergeron (A Monster in Paris, Shark Tale) and producer Julia Rosenberg (Sundowners, Being Julia) are laying the groundwork for an ambitious animated biopic on German-Jewish ... Continue Reading →
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Deb Pierson & Lloyd Mintz Promoted at Genius Brands

Kids’ multimedia entertainment company Genius Brands International has upped two of its leading executives: Kid Genius Cartoon Channel President Deb Pierson has been named Senior ... Continue Reading →
Animal Crackers

John Krasinski Unleashes Inner Beast in ‘Animal Crackers’ Trailer

Blue Dream Studios has released a new official trailer for its upcoming CG animated feature Animal Crackers via The Hollywood Reporter, giving potential moviegoers a taste of what propelled ... Continue Reading →
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Australian Academy Names Animated Short AACTA Nominees

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts has announced the first round of nominees for the AACTA Awards — those in the Best Short Fiction Film and Best Short Animation ... Continue Reading →
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William Shatner, Felicia Day Pony Up for ‘Friendship Is Magic’ S7

The mid-season premiere of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic will feature some very special celebrity guest voices to usher in the next 15 all-new half-hour episodes, starting on ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Emoji Movie’ & ‘Nut Job 2′ Bits, ‘Game of Thrones’ Record & More

VIDEO: ‘The Emoji Movie’ “Emoticons” Clip Meet some of the colorful characters of Sony Pictures Animation’s technophile adventure in this newly release ... Continue Reading →
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Animag’s First Comic-Con Panel Toasts 30 Years!

If you’re heading to San Diego for Comic-Con International this week, be sure you set block out Saturday afternoon for Animation Magazine‘s first-ever SDCC panel, celebrating ... Continue Reading →