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Exclusive: Meet the Claymation Stars of New Will Vinton Documentary

One of the great icons of latter 20th century animation history, Will Vinton is the deserving subject of a new documentary from director Marq Evans (The Glamours & the Squalor), ... Continue Reading →
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Industry Vets Form VFX Company Kevin

A trio of visual effects and production pros, Tim Davies, Sue Troyan and Darcy Parsons have teamed up to launch a new LA-based VFX commercial company with a friendly shingle: Kevin. ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Experience Exhibit Heads to San Diego

Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA is bringing its pop-up exhibition “The LAIKA Experience” to San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 23 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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‘Stone Quackerz’ Creator Ben Jones Named Bento Box Creative Director

Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, Legends of Chamberlain Heights) has tapped Ben Jones as its new Creative Director, effective immediately. Based at the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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Friends Electric Opens Shop in LA & London

VFX studio Electric Theatre Collective has birthed a brand new, full-service production company and creative consultancy called Friends Electric, based in London and LA. Focused on ... Continue Reading →
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Zeitguised Launches Foam Studio for Commercials

Award-winning Berlin art, design and production studio Zeitguised — which has delivered acclaimed work for clients like Absolut, IBM, Mercedes-Benz, Nike and Samsung — is ... Continue Reading →
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Animago Award Nominees Announced

An independent jury of experts representing 14 different fields have pored over the 1,076 entries from 58 nations to the 2016 animago Award competition, selecting a total of 39 nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Collectible Kubo XV Sneakers on Auction for Charity

LAIKA and its Portland, Oregon neighbor Nike have teamed up to create a collectible Kubo XV sneaker themed on the studio’s Kubo and the Two Strings, arriving in theaters through ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supervisor Dan Akers Joins Blur Studio

Academy Award and Emmy-nominated animation, VFX and design house Blur Studio has hired on Dan Akers as Visual Effects Supervisor. With nearly 15 years of experience in VFX, Akers has ... Continue Reading →