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Blue Spirit Increases 2017 Project Slate, Racks Up ‘Courgette’ Honors

With the success of Claude Barras’ acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) — which has won 20 awards to-date, including two Césars and ... Continue Reading →
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Friends Electric Opens Shop in LA & London

VFX studio Electric Theatre Collective has birthed a brand new, full-service production company and creative consultancy called Friends Electric, based in London and LA. Focused on ... Continue Reading →
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Call for Entries: Visegrad Animation Forum 2017

Central & Eastern Europe’s leading pitch event for animation, the Visegrad Animation Forum (VAF), is now open for submissions for its 5th annual edition. Projects can be entered ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Animation ‘Super Union’ Coheres at MIP

A “super union” of 14 different European animation organizations has been unveiled at MIPCOM in Cannes. Dubbed Animation Europe, the united force is comprised of production ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yul and the Snake’ Takes Cartoon d’Or in Toulouse

The 2016 Cartoon d’Or award has been bestowed on French director Gabriel Harel for his freshman film, Yúl and the Snake. Juried by producer Clément Calvet (Superprod), director ... Continue Reading →
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German Co-Producers Spotlight UK & Ireland at Cartoon Forum

The German Producers Alliance took to Cartoon Forum in Toulouse to promote international co-productions on Tuesday, September 13. This year’s focus was on partnering with counterparts ... Continue Reading →
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Ireland Arises

Cartoon Forum honors the studios of The Emerald Isle for their creativity and quality. Animation in Ireland has been booming in recent years, thanks to the steady development of talent, ... Continue Reading →
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Video: Rodeo FX Wins Third Consecutive Award for Game of Thrones Following its Creative Arts Emmy win, the studio invites fans to check out its GoT Season 6 breakdown reel for a glimpse ... Continue Reading →
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Emilie Pasquet Joins Bejuba! as Head of Sales

Toronto-based children’s entertainment distribution and executive production company Bejuba! Entertainment has signed on industry veteran Emilie Pasquet as its new Director of Sales.  ... Continue Reading →
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ITV Drops Plans to Acquire Entertainment One British broadcaster formally withdraws its proposals to scoop up the global entertainment company behind preschool sensation Peppa Pig. 21 ... Continue Reading →