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Joanna Priestley to Appear at Stuttgart, British Film Institute

Acclaimed indie animator Joanna Priestley will step away from her Portland, OR home base for a series of international appearances over the first week of May. First, the Stuttgart International ... Continue Reading →
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Goya Awards: Alberto Vàzquez Scores Historic Double Win

The 31st Goya Awards ceremony was held Saturday in Madrid, and resulted in a history-making win for animation director Alberto Vàzquez, who can now add to his prize shelf the Goya ... Continue Reading →
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Manimation 2016 Speakers Announced

Manchester, UK’s animation and content creation conference Manimation has revealed its speaker lineup for the 2016 edition, taking place Thursday, November 17 at Auto Trader, ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Names Industry Excellence Nominees

The second annual Manchester Animation Festival will celebrate this impactful and creative industry at HOME this week, Nov. 15-17, and will toast the best in the biz with its Industry ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Animation Filmmaker Ebele Okoye Goes Feature Nigerian short filmmaker behind The Lunatic and The Legacy of Rubies plans untitled 2D fantasy project. High-End TV Production in the UK ... Continue Reading →
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Lost Disney Oswald Short Uncovered in London

A researcher working at the British Film Institute in London has found in its archives the only known copy of a long-lost Walt Disney film starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit — Mickey ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network UK Launches Kids’ Creative Contest

The London office of Cartoon Network announces the launch of the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Awards – a kids only competition offering the chance for three lucky winners ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ethel & Ernest’ Voice Cast Announced

Production has kicked off on an animated feature adaptation of Raymond Brigg’s graphic novel, Ethel & Ernest, and the full voice cast line up has been revealed. Jim Broadbent ... Continue Reading →
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BFI, Aardman Launch Toon Feature Development Lab

The British Film Institute is partnering with Aardman Animations to launching a new program today backed by £1 million of lottery funding to support the development and production ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sarah and Duck,’ ‘Calamity Island’ Get U.K. Tax Breaks

The British Film Institute announced the first projects that will take advantage of tax credits launched earlier this year for high-end TV and animation productions. Among the shows ... Continue Reading →