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SIGGRAPH Sessions Include ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2,’ ‘Missing Link, ‘Incredibles 2’

SIGGRAPH’s 2018 conference on all things CG and interactive is right around the corner, with new announcements for its Production Sessions program. Covering a 10 high-profile animated ... Continue Reading →
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Seriously’s Third ‘Best Fiends’ Short Goes for Gold

Mobile-first entertainment company Seriously has premiered its third animated short based on its Best Fiends franchise: Fort of Hard Knocks. This latest installment furthers the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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Capcom Plans ‘Monster Hunter’ Special for 2019

Video game giant Capcom is teaming up with Pure Imagination Studios to create an animated special based on a hit action RPG franchise, titled Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild. The ... Continue Reading →
Solo: A Star Wars Story

Hybride Helps ILM Direct L3-37′s Star Turn in ‘Solo’

Under the supervision of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Hybride produced 413 spectacular and innovative visual effects shots for Solo: A Star Wars Story, released in theaters on ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kobe’s Academy Snub, WIA Presents Enterprise Ireland, TCA Noms & More

Academy Denies Animation Producer Kobe Bryant Opportunity to Become Member The sports star, who won the Best Animated Short Oscar together with Glen Keane this year for Dear Basketball, ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Redux

Licensing Expo took over Las Vegas this week, which means news of many new toon tie-ins coming to shelves around the worlds! Here’s a brief run-down. Among the LIMA 2018 International ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New Clips for ‘Solo,’ ‘Digimon’ & ‘Boxcar Children’; An Exciting Sci-Fi Concept, & More!

2018 Women in Animation Scholarship Program Open for Submissions This year, WIA has expanded the program introduced by founding member Phyllis Craig — now the annual award will ... Continue Reading →
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Understanding Blockchain for Video Games (Part 2)

Missed Part 1? Read it here. Blockchain was a major new presence at this year’s Game Developers Conference, in booths, meetings and panels. CEOs/Founders told how they created blockchain-enabled ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Fan Club Gears Up for D23 Expo 2019

All the many wonderful worlds of Disney will come together again next year when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents D23 Expo 2019, set for August 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention ... Continue Reading →
Olan Rogers, creator of Final Space

Animated People: Olan Rogers Blasts Off into ‘Final Space’

This week, we catch up with YouTube star and indie filmmaker Olan Rogers, who created the original TBS/Conan O’Brien/Conaco animated series Final Space along with writing partner ... Continue Reading →