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Vancouver Animation Biz Takes on Annecy

The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) and nine top animation studios from “Hollywood North” have ascended the French alps for the 56th Annual Annecy International Animation ... Continue Reading →
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CN Heroes Ready to Save the Day at Annecy

Cartoon Network is returning to Annecy for the 2016 Animation Festival and MIFA market, bringing a selection of new and familiar heroic characters along. The network will be hosting ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz Premium to Present at MIFA

Software developer Digital Video will present the latest version of its state-of-the-art digital 2D tool Toonz Premium at the MIFA market at Annecy. The Digital Video team will be on ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details Trio of VR Events

The Annecy International Animation Festival is welcoming some next-gen gate crashers at this year’s edition, with three special virtual reality events schedule for the 2016 program. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Takes Hold of ‘Girl without Hands’

GKIDS has entered a distribution agreement for all North American rights to the upcoming animated feature The Girl without Hands, following the film’s premiere screening at Cannes. ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Fowler Tapped as Showrunner on ‘Flora of the Forest’

Koko Rose Media, King Rollo Films and Bejuba! have signed on three-time Emmy-winning creative executive Karen Fowler as Showrunner for Flora of the Forest (52 x 11), the preschool property ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Drops first ‘Red Turtle’ Trailer

A first trailer for The Red Turtle — the new Studio Ghibli co-production project directed by Oscar winner Michael Dudok de Wit (Father and Daughter) — has arrived, ahead ... Continue Reading →
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MIFA Pitch Picks Revealed

MIFA market organizers have whittled down over 400 project submissions to the 35 most promising concepts for feature films, short films, transmedia properties, TV specials/series and ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Hari Flexes Global Distribution Arm

After 10 years of growing its CG animated TV production business, Studio Hari has announced the launch of its worldwide distribution division: Hari International. The subsidiary will ... Continue Reading →