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Why China’s Animation Industry Is Destined for Success Domestically produced CG movies are growing in popularity, but is the technical prowess still outpacing creative storytelling ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton & Baumane Pass Toon Torch for Woodstock Fest

The Woodstock Film Festival announces that Joy Buran and Noelle Melody have come aboard to curate the Annual Animation Spectacular, following on the path forged by Bill Plympton and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tumble Leaf’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Creative Winners

On Saturday night, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at a gala ceremony held in the California Ballroom ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Dingle Sets Keynotes, Panels

Taking place March 18-19 in Dingle, Ireland — on the most westerly peninsula of Europe — the fourth Animation Dingle festival will celebrate excellence in local and international ... Continue Reading →
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Axis & Flaunt Announce TV, Film Projects

Axis — a group of creative companies based in the UK — has announced it is extending its reach in the entertainment industry. The company is already an animation content ... Continue Reading →
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The Big Picture

Taking a long-term view pays off for Bix Pix Entertainment with the success of its Amazon Studios preschool stop-motion series Tumble Leaf. Several years ago, Kelli Bixler was pitching ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Orders More ‘Tumble Leaf,’ Three New Series

Amazon Studios has reaped a new harvest from its latest fall pilot season, giving the green light to three original kids series and placing an order for a third season of Tumble Leaf, ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Looking Beyond Network TV

The era of the Big 3 networks as the only conduit for animated television is a thing of the past. Content creators and executives are now faced with the boon of the internet age, video ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Announces 6 Animated Pilots

Amazon Studios announced the lineup for its fall children’s pilot season, which is scheduled to debut later this year exclusively on Amazon Video in the United States, United Kingdom, ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Executives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of executives to watch. They are: Pierre Belaïsch — CEO, Gaumont Animation Melissa Boag — VP ... Continue Reading →