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Daily News Bytes: ‘Trolls Holiday’ in UK, David Soren Interview, YouTube Sics 10K Staff on Questionable Content, & More

Short Animation Explores Racial Oppression Neely Goniodsky’s Behind the Bars, based on a poem by Edward Smyth Jones, delves into themes of prejudice and the power of art to communicate ... Continue Reading →
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Asian Animation Summit 2017 Wrap Report

It is fitting that the 6th Asian Animation Summit commenced the same week and in the same city where last year’s audience favorite, Ludo Studio’s Bluey, started animation ... Continue Reading →
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45th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced nominations Monday for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Orders ‘Twelve Forever’ Series from ‘Powerpuff,’ ‘Clarence’ Vet

A new imagination-fueled animated action-comedy is heading to Netflix in 2019, with the streaming giant announcing a series order for Twelve Forever from writer-producer Julia Vickerman. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Home for the Holidays’ & ‘King Julien’ Clips, MEDIA Backs 3 CEE Toons, Ghibli at IFC & More

Three Animated Projects from the CEE Region Received Support from Creative Europe MEDIA Among 10 total projects from seven different countries, the regional industry’s growth is evidenced ... Continue Reading →
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Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch Winner Revealed

After an energetic round of concept pitches on-stage at Asia TV Forum & Market in Singapore, studio2 Animation Lab of Taiwan emerged as the winner of the first ever ATF Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Robert Winthrop Named EVP Physical Prod for DreamWorks Animation TV

DreamWorks Animation Television announces that Robert Winthrop will take on the role of Executive Vice President of Physical Production in January 2018, following the retirement of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Casts Mulan, Lasseter Scandal Unfolds, & More

Liu Yifei to Star in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ The multitalented actress, musician and singer also known as Crystal Liu seems the perfect choice to lead the film, which will ... Continue Reading →
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Cottonwood’s ‘Ollie & Moon Show’ Heads to Screens & Shelves in China

Federation Kids & Family and its sister prodco Cottonwood Media have forged a new key partnership with leading Chinese family entertainment company UYOUNG for preschool animation ... Continue Reading →
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Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →