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Stuttgart Fest ‘17: Open Air Fare, Awards & Musical Updates

Kicking off next week in Germany, the 24th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS) has already announced many of the exciting program highlights that its expected 80,000 ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Announces 2017 Board, Record Memberships

Women in Animation (WIA) announces new developments for the new year, with 2017 bringing the organization a fresh Executive Committee and board, as well as a new record for membership ... Continue Reading →
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Kobe Bryant Leads All-Star Annie Awards Presenters Lineup

The 44th Annual Annie Awards will kick off on Saturday, February 4 with a ceremony honoring the year’s best in animation. ASIFA-Hollywood has announced that this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon’ Arrives in Korea

Russian animation company The Riki Group announces that family feature Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon will open theatrically in South Korea on Wednesday, January 25 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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Dory, Kubo, KFP3, Moana, Zootopia Nab Annie Feature Noms

The 2017 Annie Awards have announced their nominations, going mainstream in its picks for the best animated feature category. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: ... Continue Reading →
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Gold Grabbers

A deep range of features contends for honors, kudos and statuettes in one of the most competitive years for animation in Oscars history. There’s never been a year as robust for animated ... Continue Reading →
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View from the Top

With so many features defining a diverse year for the industry, directors of some of the top films of 2016 weigh in on the process and the state of animation.  With 2016’s chapter ... Continue Reading →
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A New Oscar Record: 27 Animated Features Submitted for Awards Race

A record setting 27 films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards. A major increase over last edition’s 16 contenders, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Adult Swim’s Stars Look Back at 15 Years of Insane, Genre-Bending Comedy Vice reflects with live-action and animated series creatives, including Dan Harmon (Rick and Morty), Seth ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Government Probing Comcast’s DreamWorks Acquisition

China will be pursuing an anti-trust investigation into the recent acquisitions of DreamWorks Animation by NBCUniversal parent company Comcast, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce ... Continue Reading →