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Daily News Bytes: Remembering Bhimsain, Phosphene Founder Talks Women in VFX, A Nickelodeon Tour & More

Ace Animator and Filmmaker Bhimsain Dies at 81 Indian animation legend Bhimsain Khurana made his debut in 1970 with The Climb, which won the Silver Hugo at the Chicago Int’l Film ... Continue Reading →
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iLLOGIKA Makes AR Enhancements to Nick Game ‘Sky Whale’

Montreal-based developer iLLOGIKA (www.illogika.com) announces the release of the new augmented reality version of Nickelodeon’s popular mobile game Sky Whale — available now ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Animation Editorial Employees Unionize

The editorial employees of Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, CA have overwhelmingly elected to unionize with the Motion Picture Editors Guild, Local 700 of the International ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Loud House: It Gets Louder’ Brings the Noise May 22

The comedic cacophony continues this spring as Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution unleashes The Loud House: Its Gets Louder – Season 1, Volume ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate Media Unveils Strongest Prod Slate Yet

London-based TV production and brand licensing company Silvergate Media has revealed details of its rapidly expanding kids’ animation production slate — strengthened by ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Reports Over 25% of LA Area Employees Are Women

Toon town continues to trudge along toward gender equity according to a survey posted by The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE on its blog. The Guild reports that of the 4,230 artists, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ren and Stimpy’ Creator Accused of Underage Sexual Abuse

***Content warning: This article and the source story linked mention sexual assault. Two women have come forward and accused Ren and Stimpy creator and Spumco founder John Kricfalusi ... Continue Reading →
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Turner’s Christina Miller to Keynote Annecy

The latest updates on the 2018 Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 11-16) reveal that Christina Miller of Turner will be among the animation VIPs in attendance, and ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →