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45th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced nominations Monday for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Star’ and ‘Breadwinner’ Deliver Good Weekend Numbers

While the live-action Warner/D.C. feature Justice League landed on top of the weekend box office, two animated features Sony’s The Star and GKIDS The Breadwinner also performed ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Clip: A Little Girl Makes a Big Decision in ‘The Breadwinner’

We’re just about a week away from the highly-anticipated US theatrical release of Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, and GKIDS is threatening to break our hearts with this new preview ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Fathom Chooses More Pikachu, Plympton in Berlin, Talking with Twomey & More!

Encore Screenings Added for ‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’ Due to overwhelming fan demand, the story of how Ash Ketchum’s friendship with Pikachu began is getting two encore ... Continue Reading →
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The Breadwinner: Through the Eyes of a Young Afghan Girl

  Director Nora Twomey discusses the ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Global TV News Bytes

Co-pro partners Cartoon Saloon, Dog Ears and Penguin Random House and international distributor Superights have secured a new overseas nest for preschool toon Puffin Rock, just nominated ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: International Emmy Kids Awards Nominees Announced

The nominations for the International Emmy Kids Awards were revealed in Cannes on Monday, with the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announcing a total of 28 nominees ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Ireland Calls for Greater Government Support

Animation Ireland, the representative body for the Irish animation industry, today launched its Pre-Budget Submission, a document of five key recommendations intended to garner government ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Indie Animation Features Head to Netflix

GKIDS has lead the charge over the last decade in bringing international animation stateside, garnering nine Oscar-nominated entries in its catalogue. This month they’ve made ... Continue Reading →
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Mercury Filmworks Makes Key Promotions, Management Hires

Mercury Filmworks — one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios, which boasts the likes of Disney, Netflix and Amazon among its media partners — is expanding its ... Continue Reading →