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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Fest and Market Pledge to Promote Gender Parity

The organizers of the Annecy Festival and Market have signed a charter to promote gender parity and diversity at the event. The charter proposes to commit to the following: Providing ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Scully Lands Multi-year Deal at Fox

Mike Scully can’t get enough of Fox Animation. The former exec producer and show runner of The Simpsons recently signed a multi-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. “Thanks ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Full Program, WIA Summit Lineup Revealed

It’s official: the full program for the 2018 Annecy Festival was announced Monday at a press conference held by Patrick Eveno, Mickaël Marin and Marcel Jean at the Cinémathèque ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Reports Over 25% of LA Area Employees Are Women

Toon town continues to trudge along toward gender equity according to a survey posted by The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE on its blog. The Guild reports that of the 4,230 artists, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Ferdinand’ Hoofs It to Digital Platforms Today

Ole, film fans! Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar nominated animated storybook adaptation Ferdinand makes its entry into the home entertainment ring today, available on Digital ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Announces First Female-Directed Movie ‘Foster’

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ferdinand, Ice Age, Rio) have announced their 15th animated movie, working titled Foster, being co-directed by Karen Disher and Steve Martino (The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ferdinand’ Charges to Digital & Disc This Spring

The latest (Academy Award nominated!) animated feature from the CG wizards at Blue Sky Studios and Fox Animation, creators of the Ice Age and Rio franchises, is stampeding toward its ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Animating ‘The Ray,’ ‘Simpsons’ Predicted Disney-Fox Deal, Patty Jenkins Receiving PSIFF Honor & More

‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins to Receive PSIFF Award Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival will honor the first female recipient of its Creative Impact in Directing Award in ... Continue Reading →