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Disney Legend X Atencio, Animator & Imagineer, Dies at 98

Official Disney fan club D23 has announced that former Imagineer, animator and Disney Legend Xavier Atencio died September 10 at the age of 98. “X”, as he was known to friends, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: IDW Uncovers ‘Powerpuff’ Comics, ‘Lupin III’ Tix on Sale, ‘Aladdin’ Casting & More!

IDW Publishing Reveals ‘Powerpuff Girls: The Bureau of Bad’ #1 Covers In the upcoming three-part story from show and comics writers Haley Mancini & Jake Goldman, the ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Veterans Offer Career Tips During Animag’s Comic-Con Panel

Write and draw every day. Work well with your peers. Get used to getting lots and lots of criticism, and put your work out there for everyone to see. These were only some of the helpful ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Looks to the Future with Academic Partnerships

Women in Animation has announced a first round of academic partnerships to encourage the next generation of animation professionals to engage with its network of support. New York’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inner Workings’ Creator Leo Matsuda Signs to WME, Gotham Group

Annie Award-nominated animation artist and writer-director of the Disney theatrical short Inner Workings (released with Moana), Leo Matsuda, has signed on with WME and Gotham Group ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Premieres 2017 Character & Experimental Animation Showcases

In the last week, hundreds of students, faculty, alumni and entertainment executives gathered for a duo of screenings and celebrations showcasing the 2017 CalArts Character Animation ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Last Chance to Submit to KLIK Submissions for the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival’s international competition close June 1, so hurry up and enter your shorts, ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter’ Trailer The new Amazon Original Kids Series has debuted on Prime Video, offering all 26 enchanting episodes of the Goro Miyazaki-directed ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Signal Film Director Albert Omoss and electronica duo Pal&Drome create a monochromatic digital metamorphosis for the fest, which will highlight ... Continue Reading →