SAG-AFTRA Approves TV Animation Strike Authorization

SAG-AFTRA members voted overwhelmingly in favor of a TV Animation strike authorization, with the guild announcing Wednesday night that the ballots came to 98.27% “Yes”. The referendum ... Continue Reading →
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Neil Gaiman, Teri Hatcher Join LAIKA LIVE Lineup

The new and expanded LAIKA LIVE exhibit, celebrating the Oscar-winning animation studio’s stop-motion magic in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter this week, will welcome two very special ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Actors May Go on Strike for Fair Streaming Pay

Actors union SAG-AFTRA is considering a strike involving actors who work in animation over refusal of employers to provide scale wages or residuals for streaming services such as Netflix ... Continue Reading →
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RTX Fest Presents Exclusives from Titmouse, Mondo Media and More

RTX Animation Festival returns to Austin, TX, running alongside the 2018 Rooster Teeth Expo. This year’s lineup features exclusive screenings, panels and special guests from acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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LA Animation Fest to Honor Titmouse Founder Chris Prynoski

The Los Angeles Animation Festival has announced that its 2018 honoree will be Chris Prynoski, the artist, animator, director, president and co-founder (with Shannon Prynoski) of Emmy-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective Offers Toon Boom Software to Cloud Community

Cloud-based animation production platform Nimble Collective has partnered with Toon Boom Animation to offer the software company’s industry-standard Harmony and Storyboard Pro programs ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Apple in Talks with Cartoon Saloon, Scooby Stamps, Award Winners & More!

Apple Is Close to a Deal for an Animated Movie Apple is reportedly looking to dip its toes into animated feature production in a bid to take on Netflix, Amazon and Google. The company ... Continue Reading →
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World Cup Fans Cheer for ‘Hey Duggee’s’ ‘Kick Song’

CBeebies’ Hey Duggee “Kick! Kick! Kick!” (Kick Song) has been released as a commercial download by popular demand. Its release coincides with England’s debut World Cup match ... Continue Reading →

Will Apple Release Cartoon Saloon’s Next Movie?

Bloomberg reports that Apple has been in talks with acclaimed Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon. Insiders believe that the tech company is in hopes of striking a distribution deal ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Launches Two New Apps Worldwide

Nickelodeon International today launched two apps for international audiences: Dora’s Worldwide Adventure, an educational geography app, and Nick Football Champions, a pop culture-driven ... Continue Reading →