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Daily News Bytes: ‘Moss’ Grows on Rift & Vive, ‘Incredible’ Comicky Posters, ‘Kinmoza!’s UK Roots and More!

French Animation Industry Dismayed by Proposed Broadcasting Reforms Just in time for the region-leading Annecy animation fest comes a proposal to shut down France 4, the country’s ... Continue Reading →
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TAAFI Offers Exclusive Taste of ‘Bao’ with Domee Shi

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is welcoming director Domee Shi back to her childhood hometown for a premiere screening of her new Pixar Animation Studios short Bao ... Continue Reading →
MiBots

‘Princess and the Frog’ Writer Rob Edwards Joins ‘MiBots’

Screenwriter Rob Edwards has signed on to write the upcoming animated feature MiBots from Spain’s Wise Blue Studios. Edwards’ credits include the screenplays for Treasure Planet, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Weighs Lasseter’s Return, ‘Deadpool 2’ Intros First LGBTQ Marvel Pair, Senate Reviews Net Neutrality & More

Disney Executives Weigh Possible Return of John Lasseter Some six months after admitting to “missteps” and taking a leave of absence from his Chief Creative Officer duties, the ... Continue Reading →
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19th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Trailer Awards — celebrating outstanding achievement in motion picture and television marketing — announced the nominees for the 19th annual competition. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Porco Rosso’ Lands at Ghibli Fest, ‘Daphne & Velma’ Trailer, Design a SIGGRAPH Asia Mascot & More!

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Porco Rosso’ Soars to US Theaters The 1992 Studio Ghibli adventure about a world-weary flying ace turned bounty hunter magically transformed into a pig will ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Winslet, Willem Dafoe Lead ‘Manou the Swift’ Voice Flock

Multi-award-winning actors Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe will be heading the voice cast for upcoming animated feature Manou the Swift. Produced by Germany’s LUXX Film, the project ... Continue Reading →
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CinemaCon: Paramount Animation Brings in ‘Monster on the Hill,’ ‘Luck’

Paramount Animation took the CinemaCon 2018 stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday, revealing two new additions to its feature slate: Monster on the Hill, which is being produced in partnership ... Continue Reading →
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‘Weekends’, ‘Icebergs’, ‘Bird Karma’ Win Golden Gate Awards at SFFILM

After 14 days of films, conversations and celebrity guests, the 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival wrapped up another successful edition in the City by the Bay. This year, ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective Unites with Talent Site Zerply

Nimble Collective, the cloud-based animation platform and community which aims to democratize the $13 billion animation technology industry, has teamed up with Zerply, an online matchmaking ... Continue Reading →