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‘Sarila’ Brings Inuit Dreams to 3-D Life

The 3-D animated feature The Legend of Sarila succeeds in telling an original story featuring Canada’s under-represented Inuit people and their culture. It’s not every day ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vinni Puh’ Creator Fyodor Khitruk Dies

The Russian Animated Film Association announced on its website that Fyodor Khitruk, creator of the acclaimed and still beloved Vinni Puh (based on A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh) cartoons ... 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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Rovio in Production on Animated ‘Angry Birds’ Series

Having conquered the mobile gaming market, Angry Birds is coming to your television as a new animated series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Angry Birds developer Rovio announced ... Continue Reading →
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Mediatoon’s ‘Chicken Town’ to Hatch at MIP Jr.

French studio Mediatoon will have something to cluck about at the MIP Junior market (running in Cannes October 1-2) as it lets fly a new CG-animated series titled Chicken Town. Co-produced ... Continue Reading →
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Shoreline Launches Straightline Animation

Shoreline Entertainment and Perfect Circle Productions have partnered to launch Straightline Animation, a division dedicated to the acquisition and production of animated feature films ... Continue Reading →
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Deluxe Merges CIS into Method Studios

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is merging two visual effects studios, absorbing CIS Visual Effects into its recently acquired Method Studios. The merge is intended to create a ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Gets High Profile Cannes Push

Kung Fu Panda 2 is getting a big send off from DreamWorks Animation with a premiere and press junket during the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, Variety reports. Though it won’t ... Continue Reading →