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GKIDS’ Animation Is Film Festival Sets Dates for 2018

GKIDS has announced the date for this year’s Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles. The second annual event will take place Oct. 19 thru 21st at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Plans Montreal Expansion, Promises 400 Jobs in 3 Years

Dallas- and Santa Monica, CA-based Reel FX is expanding operations with a new studio in Canadian flagship studio in Montreal, which is expected to create 400 jobs by late 2020. The ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Animation Educators Forum May 5 Meeting: “Where the Jobs Are”

The 7th annual General Membership Meeting for the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Educators Forum has been scheduled for May 5 at The Animation Guild in Burbank, CA. From noon to 5 p.m., ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge R. Gutiérrez Breaks Off from ‘Billion Brick Race’

The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez revealed via Facebook that he has left his gig as a director at Warner Bros. Animation, and is no longer attached to direct LEGO Movie spinoff ... Continue Reading →
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‘Breadwinner,’ ‘Big Bad Fox’ Win Animation Is Film Honors

The inaugural Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles has announced its feature film competition winners. Out of the 12 competing titles, Nora Twomey’s powerful The Breadwinner ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Diversity Awards, Spark Animation Winners Announced

Women in Animation has announced the winners of the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards, in partnership with Spark Computer Graphics Society (which has also just revealed the winners of ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

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 →
Jorge Gutiérrez

Jorge Gutiérrez Chairing Spark Animation 2017 Conference

Spark CG Society welcomes The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez as the Spark Animation 2017 Conference Chair. The visionary Mexican animator, character designer, painter, writer ... Continue Reading →
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Univ. del Cine Opens Call for TALENT Scholarship in LatAm

Fundación Universidad del Cinema in Buenos Aires has issued a call for submissions for prospective Animation and Multimedia Film Degree students across Latin America to compete for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Power of Mattel’ Art Show Celebrates ‘80s Nostalgia in LA

If you are a fan of classic toy and toon properties (like, who isn’t?) and you happen to be in the Los Angeles area, be sure to get down to Gallery 1988 (West) between now and October ... Continue Reading →