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Tartakovsky Signs Overall Deal with Sony Animation

Acclaimed animation veteran Genndy Tartakovsky has inked an overall deal with Sony Pictures Animation. The overall agreement goes beyond his current role as director of Hotel Transylvania ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa’s TAC Open for Pitch THIS! Submissions

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event TAC is accepting proposals for its 2011 Pitch THIS! Program, presented by 9 Story Entertainment. This year’s event will ... Continue Reading →
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Wildbrain’s Polis, ‘Moral Orel’ Creator to Keynote at TAC

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event, the Television Animation Conference or TAC, announces Michael Polis of Wildbrain Entertaiment and Moral Orel creator ... Continue Reading →
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‘The External World’ Wins at Stuttgart

The winners of the 18th edition of the popular Stuttgart’s Festival of Animated Film (Trickfilm Festival) were announced on Sunday (May 8). David O’Reilly’s The External World ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Genie Awards Name ‘Lipsett Diaries’ Best Short

Lipsett Diaries has been honored as the Best Animated Short at the 31st annual Genie Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Directed by Theodore Ushev and ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Shorts Get Serious

One of the best things about attending any festival is the promise offered by the short-film programs — most programs offer a few surprises and occasionally serve up a true hidden ... Continue Reading →
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Attending Ottawa: The TAC and Feature Competition

The Ottawa International Animation Festival was a cool event — and I’m not just talking about the weather. Though the weather was colder than expected (snow was falling as Friday ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Honors Mr. Christie, External World

British animator Phil Mulloy’s film Goodbye Mister Christie won the top prize for features at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, which concluded Sunday. The film, a continuation ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Sets Four-Part Focus on Indie Anime

The Ottawa International Animation Festival will showcase the famous works of Japanese best animators in a special four-part program. The festival, set for Oct. 20-24, announced plans ... Continue Reading →