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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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Anim18 Details UK-Wide Animation Celebration

Beginning next month, venues throughout the United Kingdom will play host to showcases of British animation achievement, from childhood classics to experimental shorts. Anim18 will ... 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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Annecy Unveils 2018 Poster, WIA to Receive MIFA Industry Award

Organizers of the 2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA (June 11-16) have revealed this year’s official event poster. The artwork was created by Quebecois illustrator ... Continue Reading →
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“Inappropriate” ‘Amusement Park’ Director Dylan Brown Axed

Paramount Pictures has fired first-time director Dylan Brown from upcoming animated feature Amusement Park after investigating complaints of “inappropriate and unwanted conduct.” ... 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: New ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ Squabble, DC Editor Axed, & More

Conservative Website Howls at ‘Simpsons’ for Mocking “Right-Wing Nutjobs” and Ayn Rand Don’t shoot the messenger — or, err, smash the Keurig? NewsBusters, ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Launches Courageous Roar! Art Project

In an open letter to the Women in Animation community yesterday, President Marge Dean announced a new art project aimed at speaking out, fighting against harassment and addressing gender ... 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 →