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Daily News Bytes: Palm Springs as Pop Culture Spot, Breaking into Voice Work, Festival Calls & More!

BBC’s Ambitious World Cup Campaign Makes History with an Embroidered Tapestry Animation Launched Saturday during the FA Cup Final, this impressive film illustrates iconic moments ... Continue Reading →
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Pre-Sales Take Off for ‘Stardog and Turbocat’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has secured pre-sales in several territories for the family animated feature Stardog and Turbocat, now in production at Sheffield, UK studio Red Star. ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Stuttgart: Successful FMX and 12th APD Come to a Close

The 23rd FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media wrapped up Friday having provided some 4,000 attendees to a varied, well-balanced program featuring 264 speakers ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2018: Tools for Better Storytelling

A common mistake that game (and movie) designers make is ignoring basic storytelling elements. It bears repeating: What is the story of your game? If it’s only a series of scenes, ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →
2018 EBU Children & Youth Media Experts Group officials: (L-R) Deputy Yago Fandino Lousa, Deputy Vanessa Amberleigh, Chairperson Luca Milano.

Rai Kids’ Luca Milano Elected to EBU Kids Media Experts Group

Luca Milano, Director of Rai Regazzi (the children’s division of the Italian public broadcaster RAI), has been elected as the new chairperson of the European Broadcasting Union’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Revolting Rhymes’, ‘Gumball’ & More Score 2018 British Animation Awards

The winners of the 2018 British Animation Awards were revealed Thursday night in a ceremony laced with surprises, held at London’s BFI Southbank and hosted by comedian-actor Miles ... Continue Reading →
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axisVFX Rocks 1,350 Shots for Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

UK-based axisVFX, the visual effects arm of Axis Studios and creator of high-end CG imagery for television and film projects, has delivered 1,350 shots over the course of 13 months ... Continue Reading →
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Paul Robinson Tags in as New Imira CEO, Sergi Reitg Steps Down

Spain-based global kids and family distribution company Imira Entertainment announces a new Chief Executive Officer is stepping in as the company celebrates all-time top performance. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: What’s Up with Oscar?, Smith & Foulkes Go ‘Fearless’ for Olympics, A Kitty Concert & More

’The Boss Baby’ Oscar Nomination Is Melting the Internet In an America where many have had enough of an egotistical infant masquerading as a figure of authority, Twitter had a lot ... Continue Reading →