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Bill Plympton Tackles Trump in New Webtoon

Academy Award nominee and Palme D’Or winner Bill Plympton – the “King of Indie Animation” — is turning his filmmaking passion toward politics with a new short-form ... Continue Reading →
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LA Animation Fest to Honor Titmouse Founder Chris Prynoski

The Los Angeles Animation Festival has announced that its 2018 honoree will be Chris Prynoski, the artist, animator, director, president and co-founder (with Shannon Prynoski) of Emmy-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Weighs Lasseter’s Return, ‘Deadpool 2’ Intros First LGBTQ Marvel Pair, Senate Reviews Net Neutrality & More

Disney Executives Weigh Possible Return of John Lasseter Some six months after admitting to “missteps” and taking a leave of absence from his Chief Creative Officer duties, the ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes Festival’s Animation Connection

It was only a few years ago when the Cannes Film Festival would host star-studded galas to premiere DreamWorks movies such as Trolls, Kung Fu Panda 3 and How to Train Your Dragon 2. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Fathom Chooses More Pikachu, Plympton in Berlin, Talking with Twomey & More!

Encore Screenings Added for ‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’ Due to overwhelming fan demand, the story of how Ash Ketchum’s friendship with Pikachu began is getting two encore ... Continue Reading →
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2018 Animated Short Oscar Submissions Revealed

The 90th Academy Awards short animation race will have 63 films in the first heat, according to a list of titles submitted for consideration obtained by Cartoon Brew. This is down just ... Continue Reading →
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Poetry and Personal Connection: ‘Window Horses’

An imaginative young Canadian poet named Rosie Ming (voiced by Sandra Oh) learns about Persian culture and the healing power of poetry ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Wraps, Announces Winners

Another edition of the World Animation Celebration has drawn to a close. Following two days packed with screenings, panels, speakers and much more, WAC 2017 has revealed the winners ... Continue Reading →
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WAC 2017 Brings Films, Panels & Portfolio Reviews to Culver City This Weekend

The World Animation Celebration 2017 festival is just around the corner, with a full two-day schedule of animated short films, informative industry panels, portfolio reviews, speakers, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Revengeance’ NYC Premiere Highlights SVA After School Special

New York’s School of Visual Arts will be presenting the 2017 edition of its long-running film and animation fest After School Special from Monday, Sept. 11 through Sept. 17 at SVA ... Continue Reading →