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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Kids Content Arrives on Azoomee

Digital entertainment service Azoomee — which offers TV shows, games, audiobooks, art studio and messaging within a kid-safe app — has licensed 90 hours of multi-award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell Is Directing ‘LEGO Movie’ Sequel

Trolls and Shrek Forever After helmer Mike Mitchell has signed on as Master Builder for Warner Animation Group’s The LEGO Movie sequel, replacing formerly attached director Rob ... Continue Reading →
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Kobe Bryant Leads All-Star Annie Awards Presenters Lineup

The 44th Annual Annie Awards will kick off on Saturday, February 4 with a ceremony honoring the year’s best in animation. ASIFA-Hollywood has announced that this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Dory, Kubo, KFP3, Moana, Zootopia Nab Annie Feature Noms

The 2017 Annie Awards have announced their nominations, going mainstream in its picks for the best animated feature category. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Donates $20K to AMPAS

ASIFA-Hollywood has made a $20,000 donation to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production ... Continue Reading →
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Woohoo! Fox Renews ‘Simpsons’ for Record 29th & 30th Seasons

Fox has set a new TV land precedent by ordering 29th and 30th seasons of global pop-culture phenomenon and animation icon, The Simpsons. The renewal will bring the series’ episode ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Annie Awards Entries Open Aug. 22

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has announced its call for entries for the 44th Annual Annie Awards will commence on Monday, August 22. The awards ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Giant: Signature Edition’ Coming Home Sept. 6

Brad Bird’s iconic animated feature The Iron Giant will be back on the home entertainment market this fall, and better than ever. Available September 6 from Warner Bros. Home ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Funds Community Programs & Events

ASIFA-Hollywood has this year earmarked nearly $150,000 for animation-based programs and events. The budget breakdown includes $15,000 for Community Assistance, $29,000 for Film & ... Continue Reading →