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Daily News Bytes: Disney Originals Under Threat, HAFF’s Upheaval, Bot-Written Wizardry & More

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2018 Hiroshima International Animation Festival The biennial, Oscar-qualifying Japanese fest is now accepting entries for the 17th edition (August 23-27). Submit your ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Directing ‘Over the Moon’ for Pearl Studio and Netflix

Academy Award-nominated animation legend Glen Keane has been tapped to direct Pearl Studio’s feature-length musical adventure Over the Moon, a world premiere animated film exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Moves Lin-Manuel Miranda Project ‘Vivo’ Up

If you’re one of the many who couldn’t get the tunes from Moana out of your head, you’ll be pleased to hear that the animation world’s next dose of Lin-Manuel ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Taps APC Kids for EMEA Distribution of ‘Rainbow Rangers’

Genius Brands International has appointed APC Kids as the exclusive content distribution agent for its new preschool series Rainbow Rangers throughout EMEA, including Russia and ex-CIS ... Continue Reading →
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Walt Disney Family Museum Premieres Glen Keane Exhibition

Starting March 8th of 2018, The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco will be dedicating an exhibition to famed Disney character animator Glen Keane. While most Animation Magazine ... Continue Reading →
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ADG Honors Ron Clements & John Musker with William Cameron Menzies Award

Oscar-nominated Disney Animation filmmakers Ron Clements and John Musker (Moana, The Princess and the Frog) have been announced as the 2018 recipients of the William Cameron Menzies ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Little Mermaid’ Told by Emoji, ‘Equestria Girls’ Debuts, ‘Breadwinner’ Arrives & More

15 Years Later, ‘Clone High’ Creators Look Back at Their Cult-Classic Cartoon EW catches up with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, now accomplished filmmakers behind hit features The ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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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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D23: Disney & Pixar Reveal Film Slate Details

Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios convened at D23 Expo 2017 on Friday, revealing new details about their upcoming movie slates and introducing key voice talent. ... Continue Reading →