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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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NECA Launching LAIKA Line at Comic-Con

The National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) has signed on to produce a multi-category lineup of merchandise with award-winning animation studio LAIKA. To kick off the ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Experience Exhibit Heads to San Diego

Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA is bringing its pop-up exhibition “The LAIKA Experience” to San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 23 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA ‘Animating Life’ Exhibit Coming to Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum and its Northwest Film Center will be introducing visitors to a dynamic behind-the-scenes multimedia exhibit celebrating the hometown hero studio with Animating ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Taps Striker for Worldwide Licensing

Portland, Oregon-based, award-winning animation studio LAIKA has named Striker Entertainment its worldwide licensing agent, tasked with developing a global program with best-in-class ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Jungle Book’ Take Animation & VFX BAFTAs

The UK’s most prestigious film honors took place Sunday as the 2017 BAFTA Awards were held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, hosted once again by comedian and actor Stephen ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Nomination Reactions: The Class of 2017 Checks In

The nominees are in! Read what the finalist filmmakers have to say about being recognized by the Academy, below. The 89th Oscars will take place February 26. Best Animated Feature Kubo ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zootopia’ Is Golden at 2017 Globes

The 74th annual Golden Globes award ceremony wrapped up Sunday night, with Disney’s Zootopia taking the Best Motion Picture – Animated honor. This was the first Golden Globe ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Hops on Ballerina Animation ‘Leap!’

The Weinstein Company announced it will be releasing Leap! — a French-Canadian CG animated feature centered on a late 19th century Paris ballet school — in theaters on March ... Continue Reading →
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Anima 2017 Announces Italian & Portuguese Focus

Anima, the Brussels International Animation Festival (Feb. 24-Mar. 5, 2017 in Flagey) is gearing up for its annual spring fling. This year, the Festival will present focuses on Italian ... Continue Reading →