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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Race Heats Up with 26 Animated Films

Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: The ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Burden’ Wins Best Film at Fantoche Fest

Winners for the 2017 Fantoche International Animation Film Festival were announced over the weekend, with this year’s competition having received a formidable 26,300 submissions ... Continue Reading →
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Viborg Animation Fest Celebrates Japan-Denmark Connection

The Viborg Animation Festival is kicking off in just under a month, bringing a week of exciting, engaging events to the central Jutland city. The 2017 edition, running Sept. 25 to Oct. ... Continue Reading →
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‘In This Corner of the World’ Could Be Strong Oscar Contender

Sunao Katabuchi focuses on the ordinariness of one Japanese couple’s lives as the specter of war looms in the award-winning In This Corner of the World. Earlier this year, Sunao ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Releases: ‘Nut Job 2,’ ‘In This Corner,’ ‘Mune’

Looking to beat the heat this weekend? Here’s a rundown of the new and special US theatrical releases you can check out. New releases join ongoing runs of Captain Underpants: The ... Continue Reading →
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‘In This Corner of the World’ Takes Feature Jury Prize at Annecy

Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner of the World won the Jury Award for feature films at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Festival. The Audience Award for features was presented ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

New Trailer for ‘In This Corner of the World’ Shout! Factory and Funimation Films have a new trailer for the animated feature In This Corner of the World, which it will ... Continue Reading →
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World Premieres for ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ OVA, ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Set for AX 2017

Anime Expo has announced two world premiere film events for the 2017 edition, taking place July 1-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center — and a slew of other newly revealed special ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Factory & Funimation to Bring ‘In This Corner of the World’ Stateside

Multiplatform media company Shout! Factory has tapped Funimation Films as its theatrical partner for a joint launch of acclaimed Japanese animated feature In This Corner of the World ... Continue Reading →