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CALL FOR ENTRIES: BIAF2017 The Bucheon Int’l Animation Festival in South Korea is now accepting shorts, graduate films, TV & commissioned works and online animations until ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bambi’ Joins Disney Signature Collection on Disc & Digital

Times animated classic Bambi will be joining the luxe lineup of the Walt Disney Signature Collection, with a fresh release on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on May 23, followed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen 2,’ Marvel & Star Wars Flicks Get Dates from Disney

Walt Disney Studios’ feature release schedule for the next four years has been revealed. On top of 2017’s lineup of titles detailed in January (view here), we finally have debuts ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest ‘17: Open Air Fare, Awards & Musical Updates

Kicking off next week in Germany, the 24th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS) has already announced many of the exciting program highlights that its expected 80,000 ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Recruits Genius Brands’ ‘Rainbow Rangers’

Genius Brands International has licensed exclusive US and Caribbean Basin broadcast rights for season one of its CG-animated series Rainbow Rangers (52 x 11 min.) to top-rated kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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MarcoPolo Secures $8.5M in Funding, Video Partnership with Boat Rocker

Mobile-based early childhood education company MarcoPolo Learning has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding to expand its award-winning suite of apps, and produce premium animated ... Continue Reading →
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Don Hahn to Address Dodge Commencement, Receive Honorary Degree

Academy Award-nominated producer Don Hahn will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Dodge College’s commencement ... Continue Reading →
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Visegrad Animation Forum Unveils 2017 Highlights

The 5th edition of Visegrad Animation Forum — a key industry gathering for professionals, mainly from in Central and Eastern Europe — will take place May 2-4 in Trebon, ... Continue Reading →
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Available Now: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ocean Waves’ on DVD GKIDS has issued the home entertainment release of the acclaimed studio’s “forgotten” film, directed ... Continue Reading →