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The Acknowledged Art of Gary Baseman

Even with the growing awareness of cartooning as an actual art, it is still rare that a popular cartoonist is honored with an exhibition of his work in an established museum. Graphic ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s NFB Launches McLaren Animation App

The National Film Board of Canada is launching a new iPad app, based on the films of Oscar-winning animator Norman McLaren. Some of the influential director’s works have been converted ... Continue Reading →
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Carl England Assumes MD Role at Platinum

Nigel Stone, CEO of U.K.-based indie film and kids’ TV production studio Platinum Films, has announced that Carl England has been appointed as the company’s new managing ... Continue Reading →
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John Knoll Upped to ILM’s Chief Creative Officer

Oscar-winning vfx veteran John Knoll has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer at Industrial Light & Magic. Knoll, who joined ILM In 1986, has been a vfx supervisor for the house ... Continue Reading →
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Nexus Partners with ‘Were-Rabbit’ Producer Jennings

London-based animation studio Nexus as announced an exclusive partnership with multi-award winning toon producers Claire Jennings, Christopher O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman, Sony & BinWeevils Launch Animation Contest

British BAFTA-winning social website BinWeevils.com has joined forces with Aardman Animations and Sony Music to find the best pop video animator in the U.K. This innovative new competition ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tree Fu Tom’ To Nest on Sprout

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced that their animated preschool series Tree Fu Tom will continue to put down global roots as it premieres on the U.S.’s ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Returns to CBBC

Aardman Animation’s preschool star, Shaun the Sheep will come back to the U.K. small screen this month with 20 brand-spanking new episodes. The hero of Mossybottom Farm will kick ... Continue Reading →
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Rhythm & Hues Declares Bankruptcy

We were sad to hear that legendary vfx and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has filed for bankruptcy after a deal for Indian-based Prime Focus to buy the Oscar-winning house fell ... Continue Reading →
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Three Stones Media Introduces Animation Fund

U.K.-based indie outfit Three Stones Media has launched an Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund to promote production of animated kids’ projects including the twice BAFTA-nominated ... Continue Reading →