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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 →
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Peter Lord Named Prez of European Animation Pride

Last year, top players in the European animation industry announced the intent to found an annual award event to celebrate the best in the artform from across the continent, the European ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish Story Lab Receives 1,378 Entries From Across Africa

The Triggerfish Story Lab reports receiving 1,378 entries from storytellers and filmmakers from 30 countries across Africa and its diaspora. The Cape Town, South Africa-based project ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish, Disney Partner on ‘Story Lab’ Program

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios will launch The Triggerfish Story Lab with the support of Disney and the country’s Department of Trade and Industry, according to Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Lord Earns Blue Peter Badge

Peter Lord, co-owner of Aardman Animations and creator of popular claymation characters like Morph, Shaun the Sheep and Wallace & Gromit, has been awarded a gold Blue Peter badge ... Continue Reading →