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Annecy Fest and Market Pledge to Promote Gender Parity

The organizers of the Annecy Festival and Market have signed a charter to promote gender parity and diversity at the event. The charter proposes to commit to the following: Providing ... Continue Reading →
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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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Annecy Full Program, WIA Summit Lineup Revealed

It’s official: the full program for the 2018 Annecy Festival was announced Monday at a press conference held by Patrick Eveno, Mickaël Marin and Marcel Jean at the Cinémathèque ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Breadwinner’ Tix on Sale, Mary Hidalgo’s VO Advice, Vanessa Morrison Makes EBONY Power 100 & More!

’LEGO Ninjago Movie’ Casting Director Mary Hidalgo Talks Casting for TV and Film The Emmy-winning maven of voiceover casting shares her career experience, observations and words ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Enjoys Another Successful Edition

Some of the top creative stars working in the animation and visual effects industry shared their valuable knowledge at the sixth edition of Animag’s World Animation and VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →
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Vanessa Morrison Named President of Fox Family

Vanessa Morrison is moving into a new post at 20th Century Fox Film, as President of Fox Family. Having served as prez of Fox Animation for the past 10 years, Morrison will now lead ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit: 2017 Honorees, Master Classes & Panelists

The 2017 edition of the World Animation and VFX Summit has announced this year’s recipients of the Hall of Fame awards and panelist lineup. This year’s honorees, recognized for ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell to Direct ‘Puff the Magic Dragon’ for Fox

Fox Animation is developing a live-action/animation hybrid feature inspired by the Peter, Paul and Mary song “Puff the Magic Dragon,” Deadline reports. The project will ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Snags ‘Girl Who Drank the Moon’; Marc Haimes to Script

Fox Animation has acquired rights to Kelly Barnhill’s widely acclaimed children’s fantasy novel The Girl Who Drank the Moon, and has tapped Kubo and the Two Strings co-writer ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Yuh Nelson Joins Academy Govs

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has appointed Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to its Board of Governors as part of its initiative to increase diversity ... Continue Reading →