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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 →
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VRDC Fall Sessions Explore ‘Virtual Rick-ality,’ Tilt Brush & More

Virtual Reality Developers Conference is gearing up to bring premier content and networking opportunities for immersive VR, AR and MR experience creators to San Francisco’s Union ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Letting “Pickle Rick” out of the Jar; Malaysia’s Father of Animation; Aardman’s Brantano Ad, & More!

The Incredible Behind-the-Scenes Animation That Brought Pickle Rick to Life in ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 3 Check out some great design and prod art for the episode that went ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Spotlights Games and Mobile Innovations

Among its robust range of computer graphics programming, SIGGRAPH 2017 — running July 30 to August 3 in Los Angeles — will include a focus on the art and technology of games. ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Announces Multiple Distrib Deals Ahead of Annecy

Spain-based Imira has announced the closing of a number of distribution deals in advance of this week’s MIFA at Annecy. Imira has closed with Netflix a deal for multiple titles, ... Continue Reading →
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‘A Stork’s Journey’ Soars on Google Play June 1

Lionsgate is bringing A Stork’s Journey home on June 1 as the CG-animated family comedy bows on Google Play in the US and Canada — available for free until June 28. The digital ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Summit ’17: Keynote Highlights & Award Winners

Unity Technologies’ second Vision VR/AR Summit has kicked off in Los Angeles, bringing more than 1,200 creative, tech and business leaders from the industry together to discuss ... Continue Reading →
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NAB Show ‘17 Animation Highlights

The NAB confab (www.nabshow.com) is underway in Las Vegas this week. Amid all the crazy new broadcasting tech on display, there’s always a few animation & VFX gems to catch the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Stone Quackerz’ Creator Ben Jones Named Bento Box Creative Director

Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, Legends of Chamberlain Heights) has tapped Ben Jones as its new Creative Director, effective immediately. Based at the company’s ... Continue Reading →