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Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch Winner Revealed

After an energetic round of concept pitches on-stage at Asia TV Forum & Market in Singapore, studio2 Animation Lab of Taiwan emerged as the winner of the first ever ATF Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence as Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, has taken a leave of absence from Pixar due to unspecified “missteps” that made some of ... Continue Reading →
Malenga Mulendema

Free Webinar to Focus on “Bringing African Stories to the World”

On November 4, a free webinar organized by Animate Africa will share key info and first-hand case study accounts with animators and storytellers across the continent, exploring what ... Continue Reading →
ATF Animation Pitch 2017

Kids Entertainment Doorkeepers Back Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch

Having recently announced the first-ever Asia TV Forum & Market Animation Pitch, partners Reed Exhibitions and Green Gold Animation Pvt. Ltd. are pleased to welcome the support ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Altice Reach Last-Minute Carriage Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and multiple-system operator Altice (the fourth largest in the nation) have resolved their Carriage Dispute. Their contract was originally set to lapse last ... Continue Reading →
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Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →
John Lasseter. Photo Credit: Deborah Coleman / Pixar

John Lasseter to Be Honored at Disney Family Museum Gala

The Walt Disney Family Museum will be holding its third annual fundraising gala on November 7, 2017, and will take the opportunity to honor Disney-Pixar Chief Creative Officer John ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Takes Over BAMTech, Plans New OTT Services

The Walt Disney Company is acquiring majority ownership of direct-to-consumer streaming specialist BAMTech, with plans to introduce new OTT services which will include an exclusive ... Continue Reading →
Marty Sklar

Disney Legend, Imagineer Marty Sklar, Dies at 83

Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, a key creative force in Disney Parks who worked closely with Walt Disney, died at his home in the Hollywood Hills on Thursday at age 83. Sklar was named ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Hosts Int’l Emmy Kids Awards Semi-Final

For the sixth time, Paris-based Cyber Group Studios had the honor of presenting the Semi-Final round of judging in the International Emmy Kids Awards competition for two categories: ... Continue Reading →