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Mixed Media

Patrick Osborne and Felix Massie test the limits of animation in the burgeoning field of VR with the Google Spotlight Stories Pearl and Rain or Shine. Patrick Osborne’s follow ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Jungle Book’ Take Animation & VFX BAFTAs

The UK’s most prestigious film honors took place Sunday as the 2017 BAFTA Awards were held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, hosted once again by comedian and actor Stephen ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Orders Third Season of ‘Elena of Avalor’

Disney Channel has placed a third season order for Elena of Avalor, announced by Nancy Kanter, EVP Content & Creative Strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide and GM, Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →
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‘Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’ Launches on Netflix US Zag Studios and the SVOD giant offer a special Valentine to fans of the superhero duo, with season one ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Expands UNICEF Partnership

Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios is extending its partnership with UNICEF in order to reach more refugee children, in more countries, with additional content. The initial program ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Black Ink Update 0.300 Bleank’s digital drawing app is the first to introduce brush shading, offering artists high levels of customization. New features include Brush Preview, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Kubo’ Top VES Honors

It was a good night for The Jungle Book and Game of Thrones, with each winning five categories at the 15th annual VES Awards held Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Jungle Book ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Psychonauts 2′ Quarry Art Test and Publisher Announcement Double Fine Prod. celebrates its newly announced partnership with publisher Starbreeze Studios for the ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Annie Awards: ‘Zootopia’ Sweeps Top Honors

The 44th Annie Awards were held Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall, toasting the best in animation with a gala ceremony complete with Red Carpet arrivals and presenters with ... Continue Reading →
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Second Annual LAIKA Animation Fellowship Announced

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent (producers of the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival) and Oscar-nominated studio LAIKA announce the second year of the LAIKA Animation ... Continue Reading →