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Aardman And BFI Win The Lottery

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Aardman Animations along with the British Film Institute, using $1.6 million British lottery funding, will work to develop new animated feature films over the next two years to three filmmakers of filmmaking teams as long as they go through the BFI Aardman Animation Development Lab. Applications to be one of the three filmmakers/filmmaking teams to […]

'Doctor Puppet' Fan Stop Motion Series Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Musical Christmas Special

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Fan produced ‘Doctor Who’ stop motion series Doctor Puppet has announced an Indiegogo campaign to help produce a musical Christmas special this year. The ongoing series focuses on the Eleventh Doctor (the current incarnation at the time of the series start) on a quest to find out who is abducting his past incarnations from time, […]

Anime Limited Licenses 'Gundam Reconguista in G' For UK & Republic of Ireland

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Scottish based anime licensor Anime Limited have this evening announced they have obtained UK rights to Gundam Reconguista in G, original creator Yoshiyuki Tomino’s series for the franchise’s 35th anniversary. The announcement (which follows a similar one by Madman’s Anime Lab for Australia/New Zealand and Wakanim for France) includes simulcast and home media rights, with […]

PR: Daniel Radcliffe locks Horns with MCM London Comic Con

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DATE: 24th OCTOBER   LOCATION: EXCEL LONDON   Daniel Radcliffe is to attend October’s MCM London Comic Con to promote his latest film, the supernatural, offbeat thriller Horns. He will attend the Friday of the Excel London event, which is expected to attract over 115,000 visitors. From master-of-horror Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes, Piranha […]

PR: Aardman And BBC Wales Bring Dylan Thomas Poem To Life

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DYLAN THOMAS POEM BROUGHT TO LIFE IN NEW ANIMATED FILM TO BE PREMIERED ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY A short animation from BBC Wales, featuring a performance by Michael Sheen of Dylan Thomas’s poem The Hunchback in the Park, will premiere on BBC iPlayer on National Poetry Day (Thursday, October 2). The 3-minute film, animated by […]

PR: Aardman Release Shaun the Sheep's ‘Sheep Stack’ Game & Offer Fans The Chance To Design Their Own Levels

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Sheep Stack is the official new mobile game from Shaun the Sheep, where flying by the seat of your pants has never been so much fun! Friday 26th september- Aardman Animations have today launched a new official Shaun the Sheep game which is available on iOS and Android. With a pair of pants on a […]

Toonzone Interviews Ben Stassen, Co-Director of "Thunder and the House of Magic"

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Belgian filmmaker Ben Stassen has been a longtime proponent of 3-D cinema. He founded nWave Pictures in 1994, producing CGI films for theme park rides and IMAX theaters. Several of his films are also in the “4-D” market, where 3-D movies are mated to physical effects to create an even more immersive experience. His most […]

A Look Ahead At The Winter 2014 Nickelodeon Highlights In The UK

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With the summer over and year’s end not far away, Nickelodeon UK have announced their plans for the twilight months of 2014. As usual this includes a healthy number of animated shows. November will see the main channel air A Fairly Odd Summer, the latest Fairly OddParents live action movie starring Drake Bell and Daniella […]

DreamWorks Animation in Talks for Acquisition by SoftBank

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., in a deal that would value the animation studio at $3.4 billion, according to an anonymous source. The same source stated that current CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg would sign a five-year contract to stay with the studio, and […]

Jack And His Cuckoo Clock Heart Coming To Blu-ray And DVD Next Week

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With an animation style shout-out to Tim Burton, the animated French film “Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart” has Jack as a boy living in 1874 Edinburgh who has been given a cuckoo clock heart due to the fact that he was born on the coldest day on Earth – an event which caused his […]

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