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License2Brand Reps ‘Asterix’ in Greece, Cyprus

License2Brand has been appointed a licensing representative for evergreen French property Asterix, and will handle all merchandise rights for the adventurous Viking created by Albert ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Mickey’ Dominate 42nd Annie Awards

The big night has come and gone — and it was a good one for DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney TV Animation’s Mickey Mouse. Dragon 2 dominated ... Continue Reading →
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Shooting for the Sky

France’s TeamTO celebrates its 10th anniversary by releasing its first feature ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Set for 2014 animago AWARDS

Five nominees in ten categories have been named for the 2014 animago AWARDS. The nominees were chosen by an independent jury of experts, who gathered in Berlin to make their final decisions ... Continue Reading →
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Craft Unveils CameraFx Animation Tool

Sweden-based Craft Animations has released a new tool called Craft CameraFx, designed to make creating camera animation intuitive and simple. Designed specifically for camera animation, ... Continue Reading →
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Ubisoft Montreal Adopts OpenStage 2 Markerless Mo-Cap

Video game studio Ubisoft Montreal is going markerless, striking a deal with Organic Motion to use its OpenStage 2 motion-capture system. OpenStage 2 is designed to reduce costs and ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, Ubisoft Team on Hybrid ‘Rabbids’ Feature

Video game and TV stars The Rabbids are being developed for a big screen outing in a live-action and animation hybrid feature film via a partnership between game maker Ubisoft and Sony ... Continue Reading →
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Line-up Announced for Animex Festival 2014

Animation exec Max Howard and top game designer Georg Baker are among the speakers now set for the 2014 edition of the Animex international festival of animation and computer games ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Announce Videogame Writing Award Nominees

Five videogame awards have been nominated for the prestigious Writer Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Saturday, Feb. 1st at simultaneous ceremonies in L.A. and New York. The ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights Second Season of ‘Rabbids Invasion’

Nickelodeon wants more Rabbids adventures. The kids’ cabler announced today that it has greenlit the second season of Ubisoft’s CG-animated Rabbids Invasion series. The ... Continue Reading →