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GKIDS’ Animation Is Film Festival Sets Dates for 2018

GKIDS has announced the date for this year’s Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles. The second annual event will take place Oct. 19 thru 21st at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Sgt. Stubby’ Promises a Heartwarming “Tail” Pulled from the Trenches

Fun Academy has revealed a new trailer for its upcoming CG animated family feature Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, inspired by the true story of the most decorated military dog in American ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Announces First Female-Directed Movie ‘Foster’

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ferdinand, Ice Age, Rio) have announced their 15th animated movie, working titled Foster, being co-directed by Karen Disher and Steve Martino (The ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon Hosts Hometown Film Festival

Old world Irish architecture and innovative modern animation are set to exist side by side in Kilkenny, Ireland this February with the first annual Kilkenny Animated film and arts festival. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Breadwinner,’ ‘Big Bad Fox’ Win Animation Is Film Honors

The inaugural Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles has announced its feature film competition winners. Out of the 12 competing titles, Nora Twomey’s powerful The Breadwinner ... Continue Reading →
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Bay Area Kid Film Fest Celebrates ‘Women Breaking the Mold’

The Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival (BAICFF) is coming up on is 9th annual edition, set for March 10-12 at Chabot Space & Science Center. In celebration of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zootopia’ Is Golden at 2017 Globes

The 74th annual Golden Globes award ceremony wrapped up Sunday night, with Disney’s Zootopia taking the Best Motion Picture – Animated honor. This was the first Golden Globe ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

FMX 2017 Chooses Slogan “Beyond the Screen” and Selects ‘Elemental’ as Trailer Check out the teaser for FMX “Beyond the Screen” (May 2-5, Stuttgart) ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks & Netflix Release ‘Trollhunters’ Featurette

Take a glimpse at the latest magical world to spring from the imagination of Guillermo del Toro with a new featurette for DreamWorks’ Trollhunters, premiering exclusively on Netflix ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Symposium Explores Gender Bias in Animation

This year, three of the 10 all time highest-grossing animated movies hit theaters, highlighting the influence of these films. And in a time when the roles of women in film, both on ... Continue Reading →