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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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Disney Family Museum to Offer ‘Nine Old Men’ Exhibit

Fans of classic Disney art have one more reason to travel to San Francisco’s Walt Disney Family Museum in May. The org is offering the much-anticipated show Walt Disney’s Nine Old ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Unveils Annecy 2018 Line-Up

Attendees of the 42nd Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 11-16) will be given a glimpse into the workings of DreamWorks Animation with presentations on a hotly anticipated ... 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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‘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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Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Andy Serkis Among Student Academy Awards Presenters

The Academy has announced a slate of presenters for this year’s Student Academy Awards, including DreamWorks Animation director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, as well as actor/motion-capture ... 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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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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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 →
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Donald Glover Cast as Young Lando Calrissian in Upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Stand-Alone Film Lucasfilm announced the Grammy nominated artist will join previously announced star Alden ... Continue Reading →