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Twiddly Studios Has Sum Idea

Twiddly Studios Has Sum Idea

by Alex Beanon February 23, 2015
“Sum Idea” – the numerical puzzle game from UK’s Twiddly Studios – will be launching the iOS version of their game on February 26, 2015…
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Review: The 2015 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

by slaion February 20, 2015
For the past 10 years, ShortsHD has made all the short films nominated for the Academy Awards available for viewing across the country just before, and sometimes after, the Oscar broadcast via local small theaters for the general public to watch and enjoy. I myself only discovered the joys of watching their releases a few […]

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Want Diversity in Casting and Roles in Hollywood? Look at Animation

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2015
The Los Angeles Times makes note of ethnic diversity in both on-screen characters and the actors portraying them in current-era animated features, in comparison to a live-action selection which turned out all-white nominees in the all acting categories for the Academy Awards and one non-white nominee in the Best Director category. In contrast, Disney’s Big […]
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PR: Prepare For Monster Truck Adventures In "Blaze and the Monster Machines" On Nick Jr. UK

by Grant Whiteon February 16, 2015
Ready, Set, Go! Join Blaze and his monster machine friends as they race their way on to Nick Jr. UK this March.  Fasten your seatbelt and hold on tight for brand new animated series Blaze and the Monster Machines,racing onto Nick Jr. with an hour-long premiere on Friday 6th March at 4:00pm. The series follows […]

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Animated "The Prophet of Mercy" in Production to Counter Negative Western Impressions of Islam

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2015
The Egypt Independent reports on “Nabi al-Rahma” (“The Prophet of Mercy”) an Egyptian short film in production now about the life of the Prophet Muhammad, aimed at non-Muslim foreign audiences and intended to provide a counter-narrative to negative images of Islam in Western nations. Scriptwriter Alaa Thabet is quoted as saying, “It’s time to respond […]
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"The LEGO Movie" Wins BAFTA Award for Best Animated Feature

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2015
The LEGO Movie won the 2015 BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, beating out Big Hero 6 and The Boxtrolls in the category. The only other categories with an animated or live-action/animated hybrid film in contention was Paddington in Outstanding British Film in 2015 (which it lost to The Theory of Everything). In their remarks, […]

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Channel Frederator to Distribute Marmota Studio's "Fin Punch!"

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2015
CHANNEL FREDERATOR NETWORK KICKS OFF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMING STRATEGY WITH DISTRIBUTION OF MARMOTA STUDIO’S FIN PUNCH! Online Network to Translate and Distribute Spanish-Language Cartoon Series on its Cartoon Hangover Channel NEW YORK—February 5, 2015 — Channel Frederator Network is one step closer to global domination in the online animation space with its distribution of Chilean-based Marmota […]
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Anime Limited Announces Delay For "Tiger & Bunny - The Beginning", Selling "Gundam: The Origin" Blu-ray

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2015
Anime Limited have announced that their upcoming standard re-release of Tiger & Bunny – The Beginning has been delayed. The title (available on DVD and Blu-ray) has been delayed from its planned release in February to 16th March. You can read our review of Anime Limited’s original release of the title here. Their online shop […]

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PR: UK Theatrical Release for "A Letter to Momo"

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2015
Glasgow, UK February 4, 2015 –  Anime Limited are happy to announce the theatrical release of Production I.G’s award-winning film A Letter to Momo in the UK. The film will be screening as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme. Seven years in the making and created by Production I.G, the studio that brought […]
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Review: "Blood Lad" Blu-ray (UK Edition): An Otaku Vampire In Demon World

by Grant Whiteon February 2, 2015
Staz Charlie Blood is the progeny of a noble vampire bloodline. Although Staz is aware of the common trappings and behaviours his heritage entails, he has no interest in such things and instead uses his power to rule as the fair boss of the Eastern territory of Demon World while building up his apartment shrine […]