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‘Kubo and the Two Strings’: How LAIKA Made the Thrilling Boat Sequence IndieWire chats with director and studio head Travis Knight about the film’s most ambitious ... Continue Reading →
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’Stranger Things’ Star Matthew Modine Joins Animated Film ‘My Love Affair with Marriage’ Recent SAG Awards nominee (and no stranger to voice acting for animation) signs on to ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Reveals Complete 2017 Slate

The Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival — which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, February 24-March 19 — has unveiled its full 2017 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brainwashing’ Docu Featuring Plympton Animation Out Now

Jen Senko’s award-winning documentary film The Brainwashing of My Dad, which features animation by Oscar-nominated indie legend Bill Plympton, has arrived on DVD and Blu-ray via Gravitas ... Continue Reading →
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Bill Plympton Trailers ‘Revengeance’

The godfather of independent animation Bill Plympton may have just hit his 70th birthday, but he’s a long way from slowing down. The internationally acclaimed filmmaker just released ... Continue Reading →
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NY Children’s Film Fest Reveals Jury, Slate Preview

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has named the jurors for the 2016 event, and unveiled a slate preview for the program running February 26 through March 20 — ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Teaser for Plympton and Lujan’s ‘Revengeance’

Two titans of independent animation — Bill Plympton and Jim Lujan — are teaming up for the feature film Revengeance, for which the duo is raising funds on Kickstarter. The filmmakers ... Continue Reading →
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Modine Joins Bill Plympton’s ‘Revengeance’

Actor Matthew Modine has joined the voice cast of Bill Plympton’s new animated feature Revengeance, currently raising funds on Kickstarter. Best known as Private Joker in Stanley ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles’ Lends Maturity to Week’s DVDs

If cruel twists of fate and general location prevented you from catching GKIDS’ New York release of Ignacio Ferreras’ graphic novel adaptation Wrinkles, New Video Group ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles’ Gets NYC Opening July 4

GKIDS will be opening a special New York theatrical run for the acclaimed Spanish animated film Wrinkles on July 4 at the IFC Center. This will be followed by a July 15 DVD and digital ... Continue Reading →