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SXSW Winner Tower Gets October Release Kino Lorber picks up U.S. rights for Keith Maitland’s animated documentary about the 1966 University of Texas massacre. Jennifer Twiner-McCarron ... Continue Reading →
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The Simpsons Get Disney-fied Couch Gage from Animator Eric Goldberg Legendary Disney animator sprinkles some fairydust over the first family of Springfield, inspired by (some of) the ... Continue Reading →
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USC Presents Annual First Frame Showcase Friday

USC’s School of Cinematic Arts will on Friday, April 15 present First Frame 2016, its annual showcase of animation achievements from students and alumni of the John C. Hench Division ... 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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‘Star Wars’ Doc and First Order Landing at SXSW

To celebrate the premiere of the new Star Wars documentary Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey at the South by Southwest Film Festival, a First Order TIE Fighter and accompanying ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Powerpuff Girls’ to Premiere at SXSW

Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are swooping back to the small screen with an all-new series set to debut on Cartoon Network on Monday, April 4 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. To kick off the superheroic ... Continue Reading →
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Seth Rogen’s ‘Sausage Party’ to Debut at SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) has announced that Seth Rogen’s R-rated animated comedy feature Sausage Party will have its debut as a work-in-progress screening at this year’s festival. ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Gives ‘Dream Corp’ Greenlight

Adult Swim has greenlighted a new animated comedy series from director Daniel Stessen, Dream Corp LLC. The series is being executive produced by John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Show of Shows Adds Screening Dates

The Animation Show of Show’s theatrical release is expanding to add new cities and dates. The 17th annual edition of the show includes 11 international shorts, Including stand ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Can’t Miss Events

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of can’t miss events. They are: American Film Market Animation Masters Summit Animex Int’l ... Continue Reading →