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Making Christmas: The Animated History of Rankin-Bass Productions Take a stop-motion sleigh ride through TV history in this look back at the 19 Christmas specials produced by the company, ... Continue Reading →
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Poetry and Personal Connection: ‘Window Horses’

An imaginative young Canadian poet named Rosie Ming (voiced by Sandra Oh) learns about Persian culture and the healing power of poetry ... Continue Reading →
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First Pond Saddles Up NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’

First Pond Entertainment — a film sales and distribution company concentrating on issue-driven narratives centering underrepresented communities — has picked up US rights ... Continue Reading →
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Report from Stuttgart: ITFS, FMS and APD Wrap Up

Catch up on Martin’s previous reports here, here and here. Full list of festival award winners here. A Global Language with No Borders This year’s editions of Stuttgart’s ... Continue Reading →
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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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CROWDFUND: ‘Moomin’ TV Series from Gutsy Animation “Because we think the world needs the tolerant, brave …” kalskdflaskfdlaskfd’lajw’eipj ’In This Corner of the ... Continue Reading →

2017 Stuttgart Animation Fest Program Highlights Revealed

Organizers of the 24th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) have revealed some of the key programming highlights attendees can expect at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →

Moore’s Women in Animation Fest Program Detailed

Moore College of Art & Design has revealed details of its four-day festival of animated films created by women (five features and 30 shorts), which will further celebrate the impact ... Continue Reading →

NFB Shoots for Gender Parity of Key Creatives by 2020

Following the National Film Board of Canada’s announcement last year that it had set a goal to have 50% of its productions directed by women and 50% of all production spending allocated ... Continue Reading →

NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’ Sets US Premiere for Santa Barbara

Vancouver-based filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming’s acclaimed film Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming (from Stickgirl Productions and the National Film Board of ... Continue Reading →