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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 […]
Hollywood Costume Exhibit In Los Angeles

Hollywood Costume Exhibit In Los Angeles

by Alex Beanon September 5, 2014
The Hollywood Costume Exhibit – featuring more than 150 actual costumes worn from movies such as “The Addams Family”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Harry Potter” films and many others – is coming to Los Angeles from October 2 to March 2, 2015 and is sponsored by the Victoria and Albert Museum of London…

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Joan Rivers, Pioneering Comedian, 1933 – 2014

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2014
Pioneering comedian Joan Rivers passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the age of 81. Rivers went into cardiac arrest and lost consciousness after minor outpatient surgery on her vocal cords. Rivers was a trailblazing stand-up comedian, fighting her way to stages in nightclubs during the 1950’s, and made a name for herself with […]
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Nickelodeon Animation to Host Global LoopDeLoop Festival in Los Angeles

by Ed Liuon September 4, 2014
NICKELODEON ANIMATION OPENS DOORS TO HOST GLOBAL LOOPDELOOP FESTIVAL AT ITS CREATIVE HUB IN LOS ANGELES Collaboration Marks First Network Sponsorship for Program Run by Artists for Artists BURBANK, Calif. – Sept. 4, 2014 – Nickelodeon Animation Studio has teamed with LoopDeLoop, the bi-monthly animation challenge organization, to bring the ever-growing ranks of talented animators […]

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Annie Awards Issues Call For Submissions

by Alex Beanon September 3, 2014
The International Animated Film Society has issued a call for submissions for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories for 2015 including a new category – Best Character Animation in a Video Game – and a “Special Productions” category for animation not released in the USA but created during 2014. Other than excepted […]

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New “Frozen” Short Coming in 2015

by Ed Liuon September 3, 2014
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF “FROZEN” FAVORITES ANNA AND ELSA IN 2015’S NEW ANIMATED SHORT “FROZEN FEVER” BURBANK, Calif. (Sept. 2, 2014) From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes the new animated short “Frozen Fever,” welcoming back to the big screen Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and, of course, the one-and-only Olaf. Directed by Jennifer […]
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Disney Not Planning Animated Marvel Feature Films

by Ed Liuon September 2, 2014
Even though Walt Disney Feature Animation’s Big Hero 6 is based on a Marvel Comics superhero team (and mini-series) of the same name, and Disney now owns Marvel Comics, there are currently no plans for the parent company’s animation studio to dabble in the expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe films. According to a post in New […]