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Trailer: Things Get Hairy in Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’

Fans of Fantastic Mr. Fox finally get a first look at indie film icon Wes Anderson’s next animation project, Isle of Dogs. From the man-encroaches-on-pastoral-idyll theme of 2009’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... Continue Reading →
School of Magic

Cartoon Forum: TeamTO & Nexus Spin ‘House of Magic’ into Series

Paris-based CG shop and content producer TeamTO and Belgian producer Nexus Factory are developing School of Magic, a new 52 x 11 min. animated series spin-off of Studio Canal’s international ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Jackson Estate Preps Halloween Toon Musical

The estate of Michael Jackson, has announced a partnership with CBS to produce an hour-long animated Halloween special, featuring the late King of Pop’s music, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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NFTS Takes BAFTA Prize, Announces New Diploma

This weekend marked a new triumph for London’s National Film and Television School, as student Anushka Naanayakkara’s graduation film A Love Story was awarded the British ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Searchlight Puts Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ on the Map

Right on the heels of the production and cast announcement issued in a video yesterday, Fox Searchlight has acquired worldwide rights to Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Wes Anderson Details ‘Isle of Dogs’ Stop-Mo Project

Wes Anderson is returning to the stop-motion animation realm nearly a decade after he first boarded Fantastic Mr. Fox. In a video released through Vimeo, The Grand Budapest Hotel director ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Names Industry Excellence Nominees

The second annual Manchester Animation Festival will celebrate this impactful and creative industry at HOME this week, Nov. 15-17, and will toast the best in the biz with its Industry ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Mo Director Anthony Farquhar-Smith Joins Not To Scale

Film and animation producer Not To Scale has signed on stop-motion director Anthony Farquhar-Smith — a roster addition that will see his work represented across all three NTS ... Continue Reading →
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London’s V&A Explores Stop-Mo with Kids

The Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood in London will be marking the final weeks of its special Smallfilms exhibition — Clangers, Bagpuss & Co. — with a celebration ... Continue Reading →