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For Oscars, Latvia Goes with Rocks In My Pockets

by Alex Beanon September 17, 2014
Latvia has submitted the animated feature film “Rocks in My Pockets” as its nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming 87th Academy Awards. The film, about the turmoil faced by three generations of a New York-based Latvian family, was given a limited USA release two weeks ago in New York City. The 87th […]
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The Weatherman And The Shadowboxer Wins TIFF Award

by Alex Beanon September 15, 2014
The 10-minute digitally animated Canadian short “The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer” was the recipient of the 2014 Best Canadian Short Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Created by Toronto-based Randall Okita, the short depicts the story of two brothers who have different versions of a shared fateful event in their past. The Best […]

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Frozen-based Ride To Debut At Disney World In 2016

by Alex Beanon September 14, 2014
A new ride based on Disney’s 2013 blockbuster movie, “Frozen”, is being set to debut at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The new ride is centered on Arendelle and will include music and moments from the film. The ride will be located in the Norway Pavilion in Epcot and replaces the Maelstrom ride – a […]
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Disney Unleashes Villains In Florida

by Alex Beanon September 12, 2014
For one night only, Disney plans on setting all their villains free at their Disney World theme park in Orlando, Florida. Calling it “Villains Unleashed”, Disney World hosts the one-night-only event in its Hollywood Studios section of the park where villains from all walks of Disney film and television life roam the grounds. A total […]

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Kelli O’Hara To Become Mrs. Darling

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2014
Kelli O’Hara [“Sex and the City 2”] has been selected to play the role of Mrs. Darling in the upcoming live televised stage production, “Peter Pan Live!” on NBC. O’Hara joins a cast that includes Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and Allison Williams as Peter Pan. “Peter Pan Live!” is currently scheduled to be aired […]
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Allison Williams As Peter Pan

by Alex Beanon September 8, 2014
NBC’s upcoming live televised stage show “Peter Pan Live!” has begun rehearsals and that has provided us with the first image of Allison Williams in the lead character role of Peter Pan. “Peter Pan Live!” will be aired on NBC on December 4, 2014. Source: Deadline Hollywood

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SpongeBob SquarePants Helps Out Jeans For Genes This September

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2014
SpongeBob SquarePants is serving as ambassador for the 2014 charity drive for Jeans for Genes in the UK. Nickelodeon’s famous fry cook and friends will be swapping square pants for denim ones in the charity’s trademark tradition, hoping to raise even more money Friday 19th September. Working to raise money on behalf of Genetic Disorders […]
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PR: Aardman and NFTS Drive Animation Industry Internship Scheme, UK Powerhouses Join Forces To Develop Homegrown Industry Talent

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2014
Aardman Animations / NFTS Character Animation course reel Sept – Nov 2013 from Katie Daniels on Vimeo. AARDMAN AND NFTS DRIVE ANIMATION INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP SCHEME UK POWERHOUSEs JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP HOMEGROWN INDUSTRY TALENT Monday 8th september Following the success of last year’s inaugural Certificate in Character Animation, Aardman and The NFTS are running the […]

Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

by Alex Beanon September 6, 2014
Cogswell College will host a two hour film presentation of the best of the 2014 SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival. The Festival was held in Vancouver, British Columbia last month and featured more than 500 entries from around the world. The Cogswell College event will showcase the top 30 entries of the festival. Cogswell College […]
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PR: Anime ace Shinichiro Watanabe to star at MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 5, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 OCTOBER   Anime ace Shinichiro Watanabe to star at MCM London Comic Con   Top anime director Shinichiro Watanabe will be the Anime Guest of Honour at October’s MCM London Comic Con, show organisers have announced. Famed as the director of  critically-acclaimed series such as Cowboy […]