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Aardman’s Very Animated 40th Anniversary

Acclaimed Bristol studio Aardman Animations is this year marking 40 years of providing charming, entertaining and unforgettable animated characters and stories to the world. The multi-award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

European Animation Awards to Launch in 2017 Despite that certain international kerfuffle that rhymes with “shmexit,” Europe’s answer to the Annie Awards is a go under ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Reveals 26th Edition Winners

After a jam-packed week devoted to animation — comprising over 300 films and 200 special guests — the 26th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb culminated ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details Trio of VR Events

The Annecy International Animation Festival is welcoming some next-gen gate crashers at this year’s edition, with three special virtual reality events schedule for the 2016 program. ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Festival 2016 Calls for Entries

The 2016 edition of the U.K.’s Manchester Animation Festival is shaping up, with organizers announcing that the event will take place November 15-17 at HOME in Manchester, and launching ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Kids to Celebrate 40 Years of Aardman Animations

The TIFF Kids International Film Festival, taking place in Toronto April 8-24, is planning a special 40th-anniversary program to celebrate the achievements of Aardman Animations. The ... Continue Reading →
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CIFF Reveals Inaugural Animation Fest Plans

Cardiff Animation Nights in association with Cardiff Independent Film Festival announce the competition lineup for the first-ever animation track at this year’s CIFF. Attendees ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #255

The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Great Animators By Andreas Deja [Focal Press, $44.95] Andreas Deja could be said to be living an animator’s ... Continue Reading →