The Breadwinner

Manchester Animation Fest Reveals 2017 Program

The Manchester Animation Festival returns to the city’s HOME venue for the third year in a row November 14-16, 2017, bringing a three-day celebration of the best and brightest ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
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1st European Animation “Emile” Awards Calls for Entries

A call for entries has been issued for the inaugural edition of the European Animation Awards — also known as the Emile Awards in honor of animation pioneers Emile Cohl and Charles-Emile ... Continue Reading →
Monster High: Electrified

Axis Group Launches Unified Axis Studios Brand

UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group is officially reinventing itself as Axis Studios — a new powerhouse identity that unites its three branches and locations across ... Continue Reading →
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CLIPS: ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ Returns for Third Season Iron Mike and his mystery-solving team return to correct (or cause) more mayhem starting with “Help A Brother Out” ... Continue Reading →
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Morph Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Emoji Set

Bristol-based studio Aardman is offering fans of classic stop-motion a thoroughly modern way to celebrate with a newly released iMessage sticker pack featuring 16 Morph emojis, just ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids Teams with Top Talent to Grow Slate

Pan-regional network Discovery Kids, now in its 20th year, is making a major push to grow its series development slate. The broadcaster is teaming with some big names in animation to ... Continue Reading →
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Next from Google Spotlight Stories: Jorge Gutierrez’s ‘Son of Jaguar’

The Google Spotlight Stories crew has revealed that work has begun on the initiative’s next immersive animated short, Son of Jaguar from director and artist Jorge Gutierrez (The ... Continue Reading →
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’The Incredibles 2’ Moves Up to Summer 2018; ‘Toy Story 4’ Pushed to 2019 Disney shuffles release dates for two hotly anticipated Pixar sequels, with Oscar-winning director ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Brings Sunrise’s ‘Munki and Trunk’ to MIP

Aardman’s Right and Brand Development division has partnered with Cape Town-based Sunrise Productions to represent global TV distribution rights for the South African studio’s new ... Continue Reading →