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Daily News Bytes: Get Your ‘Mune’ & ‘Castle in the Sky’ Tix, KFC Gets Cartoony & More

Tickets Now on Sale for GKIDS Presentations of ‘Mune’ and ‘Castle in the Sky’ Don’t miss Mune: Guardian of the Moon featuring the voices of Rob Lowe, Christian ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Confirms Animated ‘Transformers’ in the Pipeline

Hasbro confirmed during its annual Investor Day announcements that its ever popular Transformers property will get an animated feature makeover, produced by its Dublin studio Boulder ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Veterans Offer Career Tips During Animag’s Comic-Con Panel

Write and draw every day. Work well with your peers. Get used to getting lots and lots of criticism, and put your work out there for everyone to see. These were only some of the helpful ... Continue Reading →
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NECA Launching LAIKA Line at Comic-Con

The National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) has signed on to produce a multi-category lineup of merchandise with award-winning animation studio LAIKA. To kick off the ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Experience Exhibit Heads to San Diego

Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA is bringing its pop-up exhibition “The LAIKA Experience” to San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 23 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy, Mifa Report Record Attendance for 2017

The Annecy International Animation Festival and its market, Mifa, reported record attendance at this year’s event, which wraps Saturday. An estimated 3,000 professionals — an increase ... Continue Reading →
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1st BAFTA Student Animation Award Backed by LAIKA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the finalists for the inaugural, 2017 BAFTA Student Film Awards. Nine nominees have been selected from a short list of ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA ‘Animating Life’ Exhibit Coming to Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum and its Northwest Film Center will be introducing visitors to a dynamic behind-the-scenes multimedia exhibit celebrating the hometown hero studio with Animating ... Continue Reading →