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OIAF TAC: How to Create Successful Animated Digital Content

Don’t get too sensitive about audience feedback. Know exactly who your audience is and respond to their needs. Don’t forget that there are a lot of financial resources and government ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kevin McTurk Takes Swing at ‘Haunted Swordsman,’ Turner Joins FupiToons, Toys ‘R’ Us Files Bankruptcy & More

AAN Partners with Turner for DISCOP Joburg & FupiToons Festival The global broadcasting giant will reunite with African Animation Network during the South Africa content confab, ... Continue Reading →
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OIAF: Masaaki Yuasa’s Double Exposure

Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and film director, writer and storyboard artist Masaaki Yuasa has received a lot of attention for ... Continue Reading →
Barry and Joe: The Animated Series

Obama and Biden to Time Travel in New Toon

A clever new animated sci-fi series featuring former President Obama and former V.P. Joe Biden is off to a very healthy start, thanks to a crowd-funding campaign via Kickstarter. The ... Continue Reading →
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Bots, Battles, Music & Magic: Epic Awards More Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games has announced the latest round of Unreal Dev Grants — a $5 million initiative that awards developers no-strings-attached funding for their contributions to the Unreal ... Continue Reading →
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Wow Unlimited’s Frederator Gets Canadian AV Certification

Frederator Network (part of Wow! Unlimited Media) is ready to offer more Canadian-grown content to its audiences via its online services, as its YouTube channel is now one of only six ... Continue Reading →
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Documentary on the Artistic Merits of ‘Ren & Stimpy’ Seeks Funding

A quarter century after first invading American homes, Nickelodeon’s The Ren & Stimpy Show remains a game-changing icon of TV animation. And now, a new feature-length documentary ... Continue Reading →
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Fred Seibert, Netflix’s Andy Yeatman to Keynote MIPJunior

MIPJunior (www.mipjunior.com) has announced that two major influencers in the kids’ animation industry have been confirmed a keynote speakers for the 2017 confab: Fred Seibert and ... Continue Reading →
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Pear Cider & Cigarettes

Pear Cider & Cigarettes (34’58″, Robert Valley) Everyone has a story about a friend who lived life a little closer to the edge, but watching exercises in self destruction ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’: How LAIKA Made the Thrilling Boat Sequence IndieWire chats with director and studio head Travis Knight about the film’s most ambitious ... Continue Reading →