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Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation announces that, for the first time, it has selected two recipients for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship: Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano. The annual award for student ... Continue Reading →
Marvel Funko Hulk and Black Widow

New Hulk/Black Widow Funko Short Debuts

Marvel and Funko have collaborated to create a second season of the popular Marvel Funko animated shorts, the third of which, Tick Tick Smash, was released today. In the new offering, ... Continue Reading →
Thor: Ragnarok

Rising Sun Pictures Hammers Out VFX for ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), Australia’s premiere visual effects studio, produced more than 170 final visual effects shots for Thor: ... Continue Reading →
Big Hero 6: Baymax Returns

‘Big Hero 6′ Series Launches with ‘Baymax Returns’ Movie Nov. 20

The highly anticipated 2D follow-up to the Oscar winning Disney/Marvel feature will be blasting off next month, as Big Hero 6: The Series launches with a one-hour special “Baymax ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Allies with Arms Manufacturer Northrop-Grumman

UPDATE: Marvel issued a statement Friday night to the effect that the reported partnership would not be pursued. Statement quoted at end of article. It’s no secret that the Marvel ... Continue Reading →
Mercury Filmworks

Mercury Filmworks Makes Key Promotions, Management Hires

Mercury Filmworks — one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios, which boasts the likes of Disney, Netflix and Amazon among its media partners — is expanding its ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →
Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Save the Day!

Marvels Launches Its 1st Multiplatform Pre-K Property ‘Super Hero Adventures’

Marvel Entertainment has announced its first multiplatform content program for the youngest fans: Marvel Super Hero Adventures. The combined animation and publishing property aimed ... Continue Reading →
Bob's Burgers

‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Score at Creative Arts Emmys

The 69th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were celebrated Saturday and Sunday night in Los Angeles, honoring achievements in a variety of genres and disciplines — including ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →