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Anime Limited Launching Kickstarter For Definitive Edition of “Patema Inverted”

by Grant Whiteon April 30, 2014
Already having announced a limited theatrical release, Scotland based UK anime licensor Anime Limited will begin a Kickstarter campaign for Patema Inverted. Due to launch 2nd May for a planned release in October, the Kickstarter will enable the company to reproduce and translate various extras (both digital and physical) from the Japanese Deluxe Edition including […]
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PR: Aardman Bag New Apparel Deals For “Shaun The Sheep”

by Grant Whiteon April 30, 2014
AARDMAN BAG NEW APPAREL DEALS FOR SHAUN THE SHEEP BRISTOL, UK Wednesday 30th April – Following on from a host of new signings across a number of core categories last month, Aardman continue to build the successful licensing programme for family favourite Shaun the Sheep by securing some exciting new apparel deals. The studio have […]

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PR: Geek & Sundry, Raindance and Jack And Dean latest additions to MCM London Comic Con’s Vidfest line-up.

by Grant Whiteon April 28, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Geek & Sundry, Raindance and Jack And Dean among latest additions to Vidfest line-up. With only a month to go until MCM London Comic Con, it’s time to announce yet another wave of awesome online video creators attending the show’s VidfestUK 2014. Über popular YouTube […]
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PR: Explore the East at MCM London Comic Con; JapanEx expands and rebrands as PopAsia

by Grant Whiteon April 28, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Explore the East at MCM London Comic Con; JapanEx expands and rebrands as PopAsia MCM London Comic Con’s popular ‘JapanEx’ area will be rebranding as ‘PopAsia’ from next month’s show, focusing not only on Japan but expanding to include the whole of Asia. While the […]

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Laika Helps Jose Cuervo Celebrate Cinco de Mayo And History

by Alex Beanon April 28, 2014
Jose Cuervo Tequila will be celebrating their 219th birthday this year and to help commemorate the occasion – as well as the upcoming Cinco de Mayo holiday – they brought in animation studio Laika [“Coraline”, “Para-Norman” and the upcoming “The Box Trolls”] to provide a little history lesson to go along with the margaritas…
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No Bonus For Laid Off Frozen Animators

by on April 25, 2014
A union representative is alleging that laid off Frozen animators were frozen out of a bonus Disney awarded as thanks for the billion-plus grossing film. “Disney paid bonuses to everyone who worked on Frozen except for those who were laid off after the film was completed,” said Steve Hulett, business representative of IATSE Animation Guild Local 839, according to […]

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Warner Bros Animation Cashes In On Register

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
Warner Bros Animation promoted their executive vice president, Sam Register, to president of the company’s historically significant animation division as well as putting him in charge of a newly created live-action digital division. Register spent 10 years at Cartoon Network where he created “Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi” before joining Warner Bros Animation in 2007 […]
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Russia’s Soyuzmultfilm Animation Studio to Target Chinese and Indian Markets

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes efforts by Russia’s Soyuzmultfilm animation studio to dub its library of cartoons into foreign languages for sale abroad, specifically targeting the Chinese and Indian markets as the most promising prospects. The studio was founded in 1936 and was the Soviet Union’s main cartoon studio until the fall of the Soviet empire, […]

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PR: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s “Jutra” Selected for Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2014
Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s Jutra selected for Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes The prestigious Cannes International Film Festival has announced that Jutra, a short film directed and produced by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre (MJSTP Films) in co-production with the NFB (Marc Bertrand), will feature on the lineup of the 46th Directors’ Fortnight. An international showcase organized by the Film Directors’ […]
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PR: Studio Ghibli’s “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” to Screen at Cannes Film Festival

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2014
STUDIO GHIBLI’S THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA TO SCREEN AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT FILM OF ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL FILM TO RECEIVE FALL 2014 RELEASE AND AWARDS SUBMISSIONS New York, NY – April 22, 2014 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that Studio […]