Viborg Animation Festival

Viborg Animation Fest Celebrates Japan-Denmark Connection

The Viborg Animation Festival is kicking off in just under a month, bringing a week of exciting, engaging events to the central Jutland city. The 2017 edition, running Sept. 25 to Oct. ... Continue Reading →
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‘In This Corner of the World’ Could Be Strong Oscar Contender

Sunao Katabuchi focuses on the ordinariness of one Japanese couple’s lives as the specter of war looms in the award-winning In This Corner of the World. Earlier this year, Sunao ... Continue Reading →
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‘Your Name.’ Plugin Tool PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Released

Japanese software developer P SOFTHOUSE has released the latest version of its non-photorealistic rendering plugin, PSOFT Pencil+4 for 3ds Max. Used in acclaimed feature films such ... Continue Reading →
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NOW ENROLLING: UTS Animal Logic Academy 2018 Learn from animation, VFX and CGI industry pros in a studio environment on-campus in the heart of Sydney. Says Jessica D’Ali, a member ... Continue Reading →
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’Your Name.’ Opens in Select North American Theaters April 7 Don’t miss Japan’s No. 1 film of 2016, coming to big screens in the US and Canada thanks to Funimation Films. More ... Continue Reading →
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‘Koe no Katachi,’ ‘Yuri!!! On ICE’ Take Top Tokyo Anime Awards

Following the reveal of the Japan Academy Prize picks earlier this month — with Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner of the World taking the animated feature prize — more ... Continue Reading →
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CROWDFUND: ‘Moomin’ TV Series from Gutsy Animation “Because we think the world needs the tolerant, brave …” kalskdflaskfdlaskfd’lajw’eipj ’In This Corner of the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Among the Black Waves’ Takes Anima Grand Prix for 2017

The 36th Brussels International Animation Film Festival, or Anima 2017, wrapped up Sunday having welcomed a record-setting number of attendees, far exceeding last year’s 42,000 ... Continue Reading →
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Where to Watch ‘Piper,’ the Adorable Oscar Winning Animated Short Film If you missed Alan Barillaro’s beautiful CG exercise in feathers, water effects, and devastating ... Continue Reading →
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Funimation Brings ‘Your Name.’ to NorAm Theaters in April

Writer-director Makoto Shinkai’s critically acclaimed animated blockbuster Your Name. will be coming to North American theaters on April 7, 2017 through Funimation Films. The ... Continue Reading →