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Dutch Short ‘Mute’ Gets Online Auds Talking

A new CG animated short project called Mute, about a world populated by people who have no mouths, has been generating a lot of buzz within the toon community lately thanks to a strong ... Continue Reading →
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Sixteen Animated Projects to Receive U.K. Tax Relief

A total of 16 animation programs have received official certification from the British Film Institute, the first step in accessing the U.K.’s competitive new tax relief, and a ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lost and Found’ Finds Its Way Home

A heartwarming new animated family film is on offer in the U.S. thanks to Entertainment One, which releases Lost and Found on DVD (SRP $9.98) and Digital platforms today. Based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Studio AKA, CBeebies Ready for ‘Chop Chop!’

BBC Worldwide and CBeebies have joined forces with Studio AKA, the award-winning U.K. shop behind numerous indents, ads and the shorts Lost and Found and Morning Stroll, to produce ... Continue Reading →
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Marc Craste & Studio AKA Deliver BBC’s Culture Spots

U.K.’s award-winning animation house Studio AKA has produced a 3×30 second spots highlighting BBC Radio 4’s new Cultural Exchange feature, which is billed as “a major new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball,’ ‘Gruffalo’s Child’ Win British Animation Awards

Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won the top award for Best Children’s Series and Children’s Choice British Animation Award at the toon kudosfest in London on Thursday. Harry ... Continue Reading →
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A Chicken’s Tale Told in Three Acts

Grant Orchard’s clever first short, A Morning Stroll, combines various animation styles to tell a delightful story with a twist. About two years ago, Grant Orchard, the talented British ... Continue Reading →
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Eye on the Oscars: Animated Shorts

Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed down the animated short list from the original qualifying 45 to 10 titles that advanced in the Oscar voting process. ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Move Ahead in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four projects had ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Screens 45 Shorts for Oscar Consideration

Last weekend, the Academy screened the 45 projects that were submitted for Best Animated Shorts consideration. Members of the Shorts and Animation branch of the Academy will vote for ... Continue Reading →