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45th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced nominations Monday for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Launches 2017 Program

The full film lineup for Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party festival — which will take over the borough for its 14th edition July 27-30 — is now live, and as ever there’s ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Donates $20K to AMPAS

ASIFA-Hollywood has made a $20,000 donation to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Unveils 2016 Program

The 13th annual Animation Block Party is returning to Brooklyn July 28-31, and organizers have revealed the full programming lineup for this year’s celebration of animated artistry. ... Continue Reading →
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Trio of DePatie-Freleng Collections Arrive on Disc

Kino Lorber Studio Classics has released three complete collections of cartoons from the iconic DePatie-Freleng studio: The Ant and the Aardvark, Crazylegs Crane and The Inspector, ... Continue Reading →
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NYFF Premieres Remaster of Grimault’s ‘Mockingbird’

Paul Grimault’s classic 1952 animated feature The King and the Mockingbird will be revived at the 2014 New York Film Festival in October, when the painstakingly restored version ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Plans Extensive Disney Tribute

The Ottawa International Animation Festival will celebrate next month the world’s most beloved, successful and pioneering animation studio with a series of screenings, talks, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Assault on Arkham’ Swoops onto Disc

Warner Bros. is unveiling the latest Dark Knight animated adventure today with the release of Batman: Assault on Arkham on Blu-ray ($24.98), DVD ($19.98) and Digital. An attempt to ... Continue Reading →
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‘History of Pets’ Wins ABP’s Top Prize

Brooklyn’s popular Animation Block Party has announced its top prize winners. Dedicated to showcasing all genres of the world’s top indie, professional and student projects, ... Continue Reading →
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ABP Perspective: Brooklyn Academy of Music Connection

Based on the success of the first Animation Block Party, I knew that we needed a more distinctive venue and got in touch with the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Founded in 1861, BAM is ... Continue Reading →