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44th Annie Awards Call for Entries Opens

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has opened submissions for the 44th Annual Annie Awards, taking place Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Celebrating 20 Years of ‘South Park’ at Comic-Con

Comedy Central is heading to San Diego Comic-Con with a slew of events schedule, including an all-out fan experience celebrating the 20th anniversary of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s ... Continue Reading →
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Rene Bourdages Named NFB Director General

Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Film Board of Canada, announced the appointment of René Bourdages as the NFB’s Director General, ... Continue Reading →
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Tech-Savvy Series ‘Dot’ Set for Sprout

NBCUniversal’s 24-hour preschool network Sprout has tapped September 2016 for the premiere of Dot., a new original animated series based on Randi Zuckerberg’s popular kids book ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening in Talks with Netflix

Matt Groening, the mind behind record-setting animated sitcom The Simpsons and perennial favorite Futurama, is reportedly intent on coming back with a new original animated series to ... Continue Reading →
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Annies Open Entries Sept. 1

ASIFA-Hollywood announces that its Call for Entries for the 43rd Annual Annie Awards will open September 1, 2015. The Awards ceremony will be held February 6, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce ... Continue Reading →
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LA Times Reflects on Toon Town Gender Imbalance

The Los Angeles Times reached out to major college-level animation programs to explore the rising tide of women enrolling to study the art form, and the way that hiring in the industry ... Continue Reading →
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Len Uhley to Receive WGA Animation Award

Veteran television animation writer Len Uhley (Ben 10, Static Shock, Duck Tales) is set receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 2014 Animation Writing ... Continue Reading →
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MGM Vet Steve Hendry Joins Rainmaker Board

Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors. The decision was announced by Rainmaker’s ... Continue Reading →
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42nd Annie Awards Set for Jan. 31 at Royce Hall

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the 42nd Annual Annie Awards will be presented Jan. 31, 2015, at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles. This is the sixth consecutive year Royce ... Continue Reading →