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Daily News Bytes: Apple in Talks with Cartoon Saloon, Scooby Stamps, Award Winners & More!

Apple Is Close to a Deal for an Animated Movie Apple is reportedly looking to dip its toes into animated feature production in a bid to take on Netflix, Amazon and Google. The company ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yoko’ Producers and Jetpack Launch Free Kids App

Jetpack Distribution, Wizart Animation, Dibulitoon and Somuga have launched a newly created free (and advertising free) app based on top pre-school show Yoko, that promotes outdoor ... Continue Reading →
Piggy

Pinkava and Oftedal Reveal Secrets of VR ‘Piggy’

Show biz folks know that comedy is hard, and timing is everything. But when you try to make people laugh in the world of virtual reality, everything is a million times more difficult. ... Continue Reading →
Saturday Club

Hopster and Dog Ears Prepare ‘Saturday Club’

Preschool learning and entertainment Hopster has commissioned a new original preschool series, Saturday Club, which aims to help kids explore empathy and emotions. The company has ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Grrl Powered Guild, Diane Nelson Departs DC, ‘WANDS’ Maker Raises Millions, & More

How Women Artists Used Their Union to Punish an Alleged Sexual Harasser Following the game-changing Animation Guild ruling against Chris Savino, BuzzFeed News’ Ariane Lange discusses ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Stuttgart: Successful FMX and 12th APD Come to a Close

The 23rd FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media wrapped up Friday having provided some 4,000 attendees to a varied, well-balanced program featuring 264 speakers ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective Unites with Talent Site Zerply

Nimble Collective, the cloud-based animation platform and community which aims to democratize the $13 billion animation technology industry, has teamed up with Zerply, an online matchmaking ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Indie Animation, Blockbuster VFX Join Lineup

Organizers of the FMX 2018 conference on animation, effects, games and immersive media have added even more informative, inspiring sessions to this year’s schedule — plus the ... Continue Reading →