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Daily News Bytes: Annecy Look-Back, Animation LootCrate, Boomerang’s ‘Dorothy’ & More

VIDEO: Film Ambience Annecy 2017 A quick video tour through the weeklong whirlwind which as Annecy/MIFA, which totted up an amazing 10,000 accreditations (including 3,000 for the market), ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutiérrez Chairing Spark Animation 2017 Conference

Spark CG Society welcomes The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez as the Spark Animation 2017 Conference Chair. The visionary Mexican animator, character designer, painter, writer ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Master,’ ‘Parque Pesadelo’ Light Up Lanterna Mágica Awards

An Estonian stop-motion short swept Brazil’s Lanterna Mágica animation festival awards this weekend, with Riho Unt’s The Master taking three prizes (Best Film, Best Direction and ... Continue Reading →
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UK’s Blue-Zoo, China’s CU Animation Form Lanzu JV

Award-winning UK-based animation studio Blue-Zoo announced at Annecy a funding deal with China UK Animation Company (a subsidiary of Zhong Ze Culture Investment Group) that will see ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Clips for ‘Valerian,’ ‘Ferdinand’ & More

‘Ferdinand’ Trailer 2 The new spot for Fox/Blue Sky’s Dec. 15 release gets us better acquainted with the animal compadres helping the misunderstood bull on his homeward ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

TRIBUTE: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti lit up the sky Thursday night to remember late Batman star and voice actor Adam West. SEQUEL: Reel FX and director Jorge Gutierrez announced ... Continue Reading →
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Canary Islands to Host Debut of Quirino Awards

Organizers of the first Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards announced at Annecy that the event will be held on Tenerife, largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, in the first half of ... Continue Reading →
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Mazinger Z Creators Detail Feature Plan at Annecy

Mazinger Z anime creator Go Nagai, Dynamic Planning producer Ichinao Nagai (and Nagai’s nephew) and Yu Kanemaru (producer at Toei Animation) presented plans at Annecy for a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Announces Multiple Distrib Deals Ahead of Annecy

Spain-based Imira has announced the closing of a number of distribution deals in advance of this week’s MIFA at Annecy. Imira has closed with Netflix a deal for multiple titles, ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Plans Free Animation School in France

TeamTO announced June 13 at Annecy its plans to start a consolidated and free animation school in Bourg-lès-Valence, (Drôme), l’Écas for students with no prior experience or ... Continue Reading →