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News Bytes: ‘gen:LOCK’ Nabs Fanning, Snoopy Café Lands in Brazil, and Twomey Goes to VIEW

Fanning, Yamadera Join gen:LOCK Voice Cast Dakota Fanning and Koichi Yamadera (The Alienist) have joined the voice cast of Rooster Teeth’s upcoming animated series gen:LOCK. Michael ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Apple in Talks with Cartoon Saloon, Scooby Stamps, Award Winners & More!

Apple Is Close to a Deal for an Animated Movie Apple is reportedly looking to dip its toes into animated feature production in a bid to take on Netflix, Amazon and Google. The company ... Continue Reading →
The Magnificent Cake!

‘La Chute,’ ‘Magnificent Cake’ Among Winners at Annecy

An eclectic group of animated shorts and features received special prizes at the 2018 Annecy Animation Festival today. Boris Labbé’s La Chute, Lucia Bulgerhoni’s Inanimate, Steve ... Continue Reading →
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Will Apple Release Cartoon Saloon’s Next Movie?

Bloomberg reports that Apple has been in talks with acclaimed Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon. Insiders believe that the tech company is in hopes of striking a distribution deal ... Continue Reading →
Vikingskool

Cartoon Saloon Goes Back in Time with ‘Vikingskool’

Cartoon Saloon is preparing another great-looking animated TV series. The Irish studio, best known for features such as The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea and The Breadwinner, officially ... Continue Reading →
The Summit of the Gods

Folivari Opens New French 2D Studio

French animation company Folivari is launching a new studio called Fost Studio, it was announced at Annecy this week. Co-founded by Folivari’s Didier Brunner, acclaimed producer of ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Exclusive Clip: ‘The Breadwinner’ Arrives in UK Cinemas May 25

This Friday, May 25, family audiences and lovers of great animated storytelling will be able to take in The Breadwinner on the big screen thanks to distributor Studiocanal. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Remembering Bhimsain, Phosphene Founder Talks Women in VFX, A Nickelodeon Tour & More

Ace Animator and Filmmaker Bhimsain Dies at 81 Indian animation legend Bhimsain Khurana made his debut in 1970 with The Climb, which won the Silver Hugo at the Chicago Int’l Film ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Captain Morten and the Spider Queen

Cardiff Animation Fest Full Program: ‘Isle of Dogs,’ ‘Captain Morten’ Join Line Up

Cardiff Animation Festival has announced its full schedule for the 2018 edition, running April 19-22. In addition to previously announced highlights, the program has been updated with ... Continue Reading →