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Daily News Bytes: ‘Moana’ in Maori, Disney vs. LA Times, Bots Create Nightmare Kid Vids & More

’Thor: Ragnarok’ – 12 Revelations from Director Taika Waititi For example, the helmer of Hunt for the Wilderpeople and What We Do in the Shadows has set a new self-cameo record ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Symposium Explores Gender Bias in Animation

This year, three of the 10 all time highest-grossing animated movies hit theaters, highlighting the influence of these films. And in a time when the roles of women in film, both on ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez Named in LA Times AMPAS Diversity Nominees

The Los Angeles Times has released a multimedia report listing 100 people making a difference in increasing diversity in Hollywood, submitting the names to the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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LA Times Reflects on Toon Town Gender Imbalance

The Los Angeles Times reached out to major college-level animation programs to explore the rising tide of women enrolling to study the art form, and the way that hiring in the industry ... Continue Reading →
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Disney: Reports of Fairy Tales’ Demise Greatly Exaggerated

An article headlined “Disney Animation is closing the book on fairy tales” that appeared on the front page of Sunday’s edition of the Los Angeles Times caused quite ... Continue Reading →