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Nick Developing Norman Lear’s ‘Man of the House’ Under New VP Spinelli

Nickelodeon will be developing a new animated project working-titled Man of the House, from Norman Lear’s ACT III Productions. Conceived by Colombian-American writer and illustrator ... Continue Reading →
Mark Shoeman

Mark Shoeman Named Director of Distribution for Genius Brands

Genius Brands International is expanding its global content distribution operation with the appointment of Mark Shoeman as the new Director of Distribution. The announcement was made ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Advances 10 Animated Shorts in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday morning that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards, whittled down from ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA & AEF Select 2017-18 Animation Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum have selected seven animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. AEF judges reviewed ... Continue Reading →
The Wishgranter

1st BAFTA Student Animation Award Backed by LAIKA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the finalists for the inaugural, 2017 BAFTA Student Film Awards. Nine nominees have been selected from a short list of ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed down the initial 69 qualifying films to a list of 10 animated shorts that will progress in the voting process for the 89th ... Continue Reading →
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Cogswell Ranked Among Top NorAm Game Schools

Cogswell College has been named one of the top schools in North America to study game design in 2016, according to new rankings from The Princeton Review. The San Jose college ranked ... Continue Reading →
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Woodbury Is Lucky No. 13 for Western Animation Schools

Woodbury University, located in the traditional capital of animation in Burbank, Calif., is pleased to announce that the 2014 Animation Schools rankings from online resource Animation ... Continue Reading →
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9 Toon Finalists for Student Academy Awards

Nine animated films have been nominated as finalists for the 2014 Student Academy Awards. Academy members will now vote to determine up to three winning films in each category. The ... Continue Reading →
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Woodbury Animation Founder Jack Bosson Has Died

Jack Bosson, founder and chair of Woodbury University’s animation department for three years, has died. Animation historian Jerry Beck made the announcement earlier this week. Bosson ... Continue Reading →