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Academy to Screen Méliès’s ‘Trip to the Moon’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the original hand-colored version of Georges Méliès’s landmark 1902 film A Trip to the Moon on Tuesday, September ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Shorts Fest Sets Premiere Look at Pixar’s ‘La Luna’ Short

L.A. Shorts Fest kicks off next week with the unquestionable highlight for animation fans being the North American premiere of the new Pixar short film La Luna, followed by a special ... Continue Reading →
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Girerd’s ‘Aunt Hilda!’ Begins Production

Acclaimed toon helmer Jacques-Remy Girerd’s upcoming project Aunt Hilda! has landed SND-M6 Group as its theatrical and DVD distributor. Girerd, whose 2009 feature Mia and the Migoo ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rabbi’s Cat,’ ‘Pixels’ Win Top Honors at Annecy

Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Annecy-Debuting Pixar Short ‘La Luna’

Set to debut this week at Annecy, Pixar has finally released some information and images from its next original animated short, La Luna. Here’s how the studio describes the short: La ... Continue Reading →
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New Looney Tunes Shorts to Feature Mel Blanc Songs

The Looney Tunes are coming back to the big screen in three new shorts that will arrives starting this year and featuring the voice of the beloved late voice actor, Mel Blanc. The new ... Continue Reading →
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Shoreline Launches Straightline Animation

Shoreline Entertainment and Perfect Circle Productions have partnered to launch Straightline Animation, a division dedicated to the acquisition and production of animated feature films ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Helps Relaunch Spike & Mike’s YouTube Channel

Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation has announced a new YouTube partnership with Mondo Media, creators of the Happy Tree Friends series. Bringing you daily dose of tasteless ... Continue Reading →
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A Classic Tale Gets a 21st Century Reboot

DQ Entertainment prepares a 3-D CG-animated version of Edith Nesbit’s family classic, Five Children and It. Indian animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment is one of many studios that ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Nixes MIFA, Launches Harmony Tour

Montreal-based animation software company Toon Boom announced yesterday that it won’t be attending Annecy’s MIFA market this year due to a “fundamental disagreement with the organizers.” ... Continue Reading →