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Daily News Bytes: The Deal with the FOX Deal, Seed’s Synesthetic ‘Finger Machines,’ Rodeo Wrangles ‘Jumanji’ FX & More

Comcast’s Fox Bid Would Carry Less Antitrust Risk Than Disney’s, Says Comcast-Backed Expert On the heels of Comcast’s cash offer reveal, Geoffrey Manne (exec director of the nonprofit ... Continue Reading →
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Seven Animated Projects Nominated for César Awards

This year’s César Award nominees are a clear indication that French artists and studios continue to deliver thought-provoking, artistic feature and shorts. The 43rd annual Césars ... Continue Reading →
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Bucheon Animation Fest Now an Oscar Qualifier

Organizers of the Bucheon International Animation Festival in South Korea have announced that the event has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the US, ... 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 →
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10 Questions for Frank Ternier

Filmmaker, graphic artist and animator Frank Ternier first made a splash with his animated short 8 Bullets in 2014. His new short, Riot, about the murder of a young black man, made ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Present Short Films at Animation Is Film Festival 2017

Women in Animation (WIA) has announced that a showcase of short films created by female animators from around the world will screen at the Animation Is Film festival this month. Entitled ... Continue Reading →
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Schedule for 1st Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy Revealed

Next month, the first ever Women in Animation World Summit will be held in conjunction with the Annecy International Festival and MIFA. Presented by Women in Animation and Les Femmes ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Competition

A trio of hardy animated shorts score coveted competition slots in the Cannes Film Festival, the world’s most prestigious platform for motion pictures. The Cannes Film Festival is ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes Shorts & Cinéfondation Select Three Animations

The Festival de Cannes (May 17-28) has cracked the seal on its 2017 lineup by announcing the Short Films Competition and Cinéfondation Selection, which combined are offering up three ... Continue Reading →
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Philippe Moins Explains WWI Program 14-18 Coming To Annecy

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, also known as The Great War, and its impact a century on is being explored via animation in a new program running ... Continue Reading →