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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Anima2017 Cordoba Int’l Animation Festival
Submit your work in any animation genre, technique or screening media — from feature films to mobile videos — by the May 30, 2017 deadline for consideration in the 9th edition. Anima2017 takes place Oct. 11-13 in Cordoba, Argentina.

WGA Membership Meeting Shows Guild on Strike Footing as Contract Talks Loom
The guild is set to release demands soon, as recent reductions in weekly compensation for TV series writer-producers hangs as a dark cloud overhead.

CROWDFUND: Ex-Disney Animator ’s Houselessness Drama
Emmy-nominated director Richard Bazley (animator on Pocahontas, Hercules, Tarzan) is producing a live-action film about homeless life in Manchester, Predawn. All profits will go to relevant charities.

Milind Shinde’s Six-Month-Old Animation Studio, 88 Pictures Delivers ‘Trollhunters’
The new shop opened by Assemblage Ent. veteran Shinde is a collaborator on Guillermo del Toro’s hit CG fantasy series for DreamWorks Animation TV and Netflix.

Opera and Animation: The Group 1927
Vaudevillian animation tricks from the turn of the century come back to life with the British theater group’s usage of synchronized sets and backdrops.

Anima2017 Cordoba Int’l Animation Festival

Anima2017 Cordoba Int’l Animation Festival