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Introducing a New Dutch Master

How Junkyard’s director Hisko Hulsing created one of the most powerful and acclaimed animated shorts of the year. While it’s customary for big studios to release their hard-hitting, ... Continue Reading →
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A Good Time to Watch ‘Adventures in Plymptoons!’

Fans of indie animator Bill Plympton are in for a treat this week as the new documentary Adventures in Plymptoons! becomes available on DVD and VOD. Directed by Alexia Anastasio, this ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsHD Celebrates Plympton

ShortsHD, the only TV network dedicated to short films, is launching a special collection of shorts from award-winning animation icon Bill Plympton on Animate! which kicks off July ... Continue Reading →
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Buenos Aires Fest Launches Toon Event

The Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film has announced a new spin-off event called Animated BAFICI – Winter Collection. The three day toon festival will kick off ... Continue Reading →
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Short on Minutes, Long on Talent

The 2012 edition of the Annecy Festival puts an amazingly diverse and creative range of animated shorts from all over the world in the spotlight. Animated short film submissions poured ... Continue Reading →
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Dusty Fest Winners Announced

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City (NYC) has announced the winners of its 23rd annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival. The awards ceremony held at the SVA Theatre ... Continue Reading →
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Bill Plympton Launches New ‘Cheatin” Vlog

Indie animation titan Bill Plympton has just launched a new video blog, documenting his progress on his latest feature, Cheatin’. The director will deliver new installments every ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces 2012 Festival Lineup

The popular and very influential Annecy Festival has announced a diverse and colorful selection for its 2012 lineup (June 4-9). This year, the selection includes 49 shorts, 55 graduation ... Continue Reading →
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Salma Hayek’s ‘Prophet’ Draws Top Helmers

There’s been a lot of indie interest in the upcoming animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s best-selling book The Prophet. The intriguing pic, which is being produced by Salma Hayek ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Animation Fest Announces Fantastic Lineup

The 3rd Annual Los Angeles Animation Festival will feature the West Coast premiere of Bibo Bergeron’s 3-D feature A Monster in Paris, as well as revivals of The Iron Giant, Team America: ... Continue Reading →