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Daniela Leitner’s ‘Late Season’ Takes Top VIEW Award

Another edition of Italy’s renowned VFX, CG, animation and gaming gathering VIEW Conference has come to a close in scenic Turin, attracting more than 10,000 attendees to the confab, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Casting ‘Pooh,’ Stone Newman Joins Pocket.Watch, SCAD Wraps 1st Fest, & More

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Christopher Robin’ Has Cast Winnie the Pooh, Eeyore and More This return to the fictional world created by A.A. Milne will star Ewan McGregor ... Continue Reading →
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‘Film School Shorts’ Picks Up ‘Trash Cat’ at SXSW

KQED’s Film School Shorts has acquired Kesley Goldych’s Savannah College of Art and Design animation film Trash Cat, following its screening at SXSW in Austin. The short joins the ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Names 2015 Writing and Artist Program Picks

Nickelodeon has selected nine fresh faces to join its illustrious talent development programs this year. Four new, emerging talents will join the 16th annual Writing Program, while ... Continue Reading →
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‘Showside’ Creator McGinty Talks Double Barreled Launch

This past week was a good one for Ian McGinty. Best known for his work on the comic book versions of Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors, McGinty rolled out his original property Welcome ... Continue Reading →
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Boy Scouts Announce Animation Merit Badge

The Boy Scouts of America have announced that as part of its commitment to incorporate STEM experiences to help kids prepare for possible future careers, it has officially added “animation” ... Continue Reading →
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Woodbury Is Lucky No. 13 for Western Animation Schools

Woodbury University, located in the traditional capital of animation in Burbank, Calif., is pleased to announce that the 2014 Animation Schools rankings from online resource Animation ... Continue Reading →
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9 Toon Finalists for Student Academy Awards

Nine animated films have been nominated as finalists for the 2014 Student Academy Awards. Academy members will now vote to determine up to three winning films in each category. The ... Continue Reading →
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Miami Animation Festival Unveils Impressive Lineup

This year’s edition of Miami’s Animation Festival has lined up an impressive program of screenings, events and panels for its 2013 edition, which runs October 17-20 at Miami Dade ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Names Jason DeMarco On-Air VP

Jason DeMarco, previously vice president of marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, has been promoted to Vice President and Creative Director, On-Air for the mature ... Continue Reading →