Africa’s Lost Classics

Rare & Pioneering African Animation Shines in UK Film Tour

Five of the UK’s leading festivals of world cinema will bring a touring show of rare, forgotten and sometimes suppressed pioneering African films to audiences across the country. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: The Joker Origin Flick Planned, ‘Rick & Morty’ vs. Bikini Bottom, Inaugural China Licensing Expo, & More!

The Joker Origin Movie on Deck WB and DC are developing another Batman spinoff following the success of Suicide Squad, according to Deadline. The project will be directed and co-written ... Continue Reading →
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Former Paramount Chairman Brad Grey Dies Age 59

Just months after his resignation in February, the family of former Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey has shared that the Hollywood luminary died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, ... Continue Reading →
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Brad Bird to Receive ADG Cinematic Imagery Award

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird will be honored with the Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild at its 21st Annual ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Moana’ & ‘Zootopia’ Nominated for ACE Eddie Award

American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced the nominees for the 67th annual ACE Eddie Awards, recognizing the best editing of the year in film, television and documentaries. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Wes Anderson Details ‘Isle of Dogs’ Stop-Mo Project

Wes Anderson is returning to the stop-motion animation realm nearly a decade after he first boarded Fantastic Mr. Fox. In a video released through Vimeo, The Grand Budapest Hotel director ... Continue Reading →
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Darren Walsh to Helm ‘Danny Diamondback’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has taken on worldwide sales for Siege Train Studios’ animated feature film Danny Diamondback, which is to be directed by Aardman Animations alumnus ... Continue Reading →
Dusty Film Animation Festival

Dustys Add SVA Alumni Awards

The School of Visual Arts will present at the 25th annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival the inaugural Dusty Alumni Awards to animation director Yvette Kaplan (Ice Age, King of the ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Loves ‘Rango,’ ‘Hugo’ and ‘Lessmore’

After several months of collecting critics’ and guild trophies, Paramount’s underdog feature Rango took home the Best Animated Feature Oscar during a star-studded ceremony held ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Spotlight VFX of ‘Hugo,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

Some of the programming highlights for the 17th edition of the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were announced today. The global confab on animation, effects, gaming and transmedia ... Continue Reading →