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‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Winning Chilean Studio to Debut ‘Guitar & Drum’ Series at MIP

Punkrobot Animation Studio in Santiago, Chile — the shop behind Oscar-winning animated short Bear Story — will be presenting the pilot for a new short-form series called ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Annecy, Variety Plant ‘Animation Is Film’ Festival

Producer-distributor GKIDS, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Variety announced the launch of Animation Is Film, an annual animation film festival in Los Angeles. The ... Continue Reading →
Monkey King: Hero is Back

Cannes China Focus Includes ‘Monkey King,’ ‘Have a Nice Day,’ ‘Dragonkeeper’

This year’s Cannes film confab will put the spotlight on the opportunities in one of the world’s largest markets on May 19. As part of the China Co-Production Day, the CNC, Marché ... Continue Reading →
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Adult-Targeted ‘Deadpool’ Toon Coming to FXX

Marvel’s most popular potty-mouthed mercenary is getting the adult animation treatment, according to Variety. FXX, the home of Archer, has placed a straight-to-series order for 10 ... Continue Reading →
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Variety’s 2017 10 Animators to Watch Congratulations to these amazing artists! This year’s list: Arthur de Pins, Megan Nicole Dong, Dorota Kobiela, Kirsten Lepore, Kira Lehtomaki, ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Last Chance to Submit to KLIK Submissions for the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival’s international competition close June 1, so hurry up and enter your shorts, ... Continue Reading →
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Alyce Tzue Directing ‘Lobo’ for Ichigo Ichie Films

Tokyo production company Ichigo Ichie Films has signed on a director for its CG animated feature project Lobo, with Student Academy Award-winner Alyce Tzue set to helm the kids’ book ... Continue Reading →