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Daily News Bytes: ‘Porco Rosso’ Lands at Ghibli Fest, ‘Daphne & Velma’ Trailer, Design a SIGGRAPH Asia Mascot & More!

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Porco Rosso’ Soars to US Theaters The 1992 Studio Ghibli adventure about a world-weary flying ace turned bounty hunter magically transformed into a pig will ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New Clips for ‘Solo,’ ‘Digimon’ & ‘Boxcar Children’; An Exciting Sci-Fi Concept, & More!

2018 Women in Animation Scholarship Program Open for Submissions This year, WIA has expanded the program introduced by founding member Phyllis Craig — now the annual award will ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation, Studio Partners Craft Anti-Harassment Pledge

Women in Animation has partnered with a group of indie studio owners to create and agree to back an anti-harassment pledge, to be shared with all independent studios. President/owner(s) ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: LEGO Flash Speeds to Disc, Animafest Selections, Ava DuVernay Irons Out ‘A Wrinkle’ & More

WIA Conversations: Nika Futterman RSVP to reserve your spot at this informative, intimate conversation with the accomplished voice actress, hosted by Amy Ulrich for Women in Animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Wrinkle in Time’ Spot, Funimation’s ‘Free!’ Makes a Splash, ‘The Glassworker’ Update & More!

Pakistan’s First Hand-Drawn Animation Looks at the Effects of War on Kids Pioneering writer-director Usman Riaz and Mano Animation Studios have unveiled the first 8 minutes of their ... Continue Reading →
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WIA, Animation Guild Presenting Harassment Panel in Burbank

Women in Animation and The Animation Guild, Local 839 are teaming up to present a panel discussion on sexual harassment on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m., followed by a mixer. The ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation announces that, for the first time, it has selected two recipients for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship: Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano. The annual award for student ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Fathom Chooses More Pikachu, Plympton in Berlin, Talking with Twomey & More!

Encore Screenings Added for ‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’ Due to overwhelming fan demand, the story of how Ash Ketchum’s friendship with Pikachu began is getting two encore ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Launches Canadian Chapter

During the presentation of the inaugural Women in Animation Diversity Awards at Spark Animation 2017, WIA co-President Marge Dean made another big announcement for the org: The formation ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Diversity Awards, Spark Animation Winners Announced

Women in Animation has announced the winners of the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards, in partnership with Spark Computer Graphics Society (which has also just revealed the winners of ... Continue Reading →