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British Academy Children’s Awards 2017 Nominees Revealed

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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Turner EMEA and Tonio Team for ‘Gumball VIP’ UK Experiment

Turner EMEA has teamed with Austrian start-up Tonio to present an innovative new viewer experience, “Gumball VIP” — giving fans of The Amazing World of Gumball the chance ... Continue Reading →
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Open Letter: Animation Workers Demand Changes in Harassment Response

***Content warning: This post mentions sexual harassment In the wake of The New York Times story on Harvey Weinstein and, in our own industry, the allegations against Chris Savino, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Imagination Studio Shorts Debut at FupiToons

Turner has teamed up with African Animation Network on the brand new FupiToons Film Festival — the first “made in Africa” animated film festival aimed at kids 2-12. Hosted ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Suspends ‘Loud House’ Creator Chris Savino for Harassment Claims

***Content warning: This post mentions sexual harassment. UPDATE 10/19/17: Nickelodeon issued the following statement Thursday - “Chris Savino is no longer working with Nickelodeon. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sausage Party’ Director Conrad Vernon Conjures ‘Addams Family’ Flick

Veteran animation artist, writer, director and voice artist Conrad Vernon has signed on to direct MGM’s upcoming animated The Addams Family feature, according to Variety. Vernon, ... Continue Reading →
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Handmade Films Sells Animation Collective Back to Founder Larry Schwarz

Animation Collective founder and former CEO Larry Schwarz has re-purchased the studio, its subsidiaries, IP asses and library of several hundred episodes from Handmade Films. The deal ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Re-Teams with AAN for DISCOP Jo-Burg

Turner Africa has announced its official sponsorship of the African Animation Village at DISCOP in Johannesburg, South Africa for the second year in a row. The company operates international ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ugly’ and ‘Night Is Short’ Win Grand Prizes at Ottawa

The 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival wrapped this weekend with the announcement of this year’s Official Competition winners. This year’s festival received 1,992 ... Continue Reading →
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Telus Storyhive Team Wins TAC’s Pitch This! Competition

The team of Denver Jackson and Alain Williams won the Pitch This! Competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s TAC with their pitch for the 13 x 22 min. series Somnius. ... Continue Reading →