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Daily News Bytes: ‘Camp Camp’ S3 Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ go to Upfest, Hannibal Buress Joins Adult Swim Fest Lineup, & More!

Atlantyca Ent. Secures ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Deal with Apparel Leader BIOWORLD The globe-trotting mouse character will grace a line of boys and girls (4-12) apparel — including ... Continue Reading →
Manou the Swift

Kate Winslet, Willem Dafoe Lead ‘Manou the Swift’ Voice Flock

Multi-award-winning actors Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe will be heading the voice cast for upcoming animated feature Manou the Swift. Produced by Germany’s LUXX Film, the project ... Continue Reading →
Kensuke's Kingdom

Bankside Picks Up ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ for Cannes Sales Launch

London-based international sales & production company Bankside Films has acquired upcoming animated, ecologically-themed feature adventure Kensuke’s Kingdom, to be directed by ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Plans Symphony of Animation & Music Programming

The 25th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (April 24-29) will celebrate the tantalizing combination of music and animation in a variety of flavors, from music video ... Continue Reading →
Blade Runner

FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
Al Jean

‘Simpsons’ Producer Al Jean Tackles Apu Issue

Addressing the growing controversies surrounding what many see as the stereotypical character of The Simpsons’ Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu, show runner Al Jean took to Twitter today. He ... Continue Reading →
The Meg

Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Snubs Apu Doc, ‘The Meg’ Trailer’s Got Bite, Animating ‘Moss’ VR & More

’The Simpsons’ to ‘The Problem with Apu’: Drop Dead Comedian Hari Kondabolu’s insightful documentary on the representation of marginalized groups in media The Problem with ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: GLAS Grants Open, Anim’est Call for Entries, Facebook VR Gets an Avatar Makeover & More

Applications Open for GLAS Animation Grant Program Launched at the 3rd GLAS Animation Festival, the program will fund independent animators living and able to work in the US, making ... Continue Reading →
Craig of the Creek

‘Craig of the Creek’: Kids Gone Wild!

***This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Animation writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin both have fond childhood memories of exploring ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces 2018 TV & Commissioned Selections

Following the announcements of the short film competition selections, organizers of the Annecy International Festival of Animated Film have revealed that 23 TV projects and 31 Commissioned ... Continue Reading →