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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →
2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA

Animation’s A-List Heads to Annecy!

This year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA market (June 11-16 & 12-15) will collect some of the brightest lights in the international animation scene in ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: The Deal with the FOX Deal, Seed’s Synesthetic ‘Finger Machines,’ Rodeo Wrangles ‘Jumanji’ FX & More

Comcast’s Fox Bid Would Carry Less Antitrust Risk Than Disney’s, Says Comcast-Backed Expert On the heels of Comcast’s cash offer reveal, Geoffrey Manne (exec director of the nonprofit ... Continue Reading →
Terra Willy

‘Terra Willy’ Takes Off with International Pre-Sales

French CG feature Terra Willy has been picked up around the world in a raft of international pre-sales, launched at Cannes by BAC Films (producer with TAT Prod.) Presented “In Development” ... Continue Reading →
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Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
The Meg

Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Snubs Apu Doc, ‘The Meg’ Trailer’s Got Bite, Animating ‘Moss’ VR & More

’The Simpsons’ to ‘The Problem with Apu’: Drop Dead Comedian Hari Kondabolu’s insightful documentary on the representation of marginalized groups in media The Problem with ... Continue Reading →
Bear Story

Latin American Animation Day Returns to LA March 24

On Saturday, March 24, East Los Angeles College will host Latin American Animation Day, presented in partnership with Cinema Without Borders as the fourth annual East Los Angeles College ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘The Simpsons’ Meets ‘Reservoir Dogs,’ ‘Moss’ Q&A, NFB Progresses to Gender Parity & More

GDC Speaker Q&A: Polyarc’s Brendan Walker Discusse the Intersection of Art and Engineering in ‘Moss’ The recently released VR game is one of many intriguing projects featuring ... Continue Reading →
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WonderCon: WBTV Brings ‘Teen Titans Go!,’ ‘Unikitty!’ and Live-Action Faves

Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. Animation will be bringing a colorful array of heroes and antiheroes from animated and live-action hit series to WonderCon in Anaheim (March ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

‘Ferdinand,’ ‘Jumanji,’ ‘Last Jedi’ Win at 1st PETA “Oscats” for CG Animals

A new industry recognition with a message has entered the annual awards season, as PETA’s Animals in Film and Television Division has announced the winners of its first-ever Oscats ... Continue Reading →