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motion504 Animates 'Fueling Good' for CITGO

Minneapolis-based ad agency Carmichael Lynch recently tapped broadcast design and animation studio motion504 to help create an inspirational animated short for Fueling Good, a charitable giving program by CITGO.

Series Headline News

Telegael to Produce New 'Impossimals' Animated Series

Ireland-based animation and TV production company Telegael has partnered with SupperTime Entertainment to produce the new animated kids series "Impossimals," based on the colorful, striped characters created by UK-based artist Peter Smith and his wife Jayne.

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Movie Honors 'Wrinkles', 'Zarafa'

The 14th Edition of Cartoon Movie ended on Friday with special honors given to Spanish production company Perro Verde as European Producer of the Year for “Wrinkles.” French directors Remi Bezancon and Jean-Christophe Lie won the European Director Honor for their 2D-animated movie, “Zarafa.”

Animation Headline News

Andreas Deja to Lead Masterclass in Montréal

Part of the Shop Talk Masterclass Series sponsored by Studio Technique, a masterclass with legendary Disney animator Andreas Deja will be held in Montréal on June 2 & 3, 2012.

Film Headline News

NFB’s ‘Romance’ Wins Genie Award

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) added to its roster of more than 90 Genie Awards on Thursday, with the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television naming “Romance” as the top Canadian animated short film for 2011.

Blogs

Encounter with Japan Part 6 - Climax

For some time now I have been promising myself a return to organic art. In my case this means line drawing. I love how line fluctuates, swings, cuts, curls, twists, envelopes, stubs, caresses, how it becomes a natural extension of an artist, how its creator can funnel into it the inner thoughts, passions, desires, frustrations or dreams.

Animated Headline News

NBC’s ‘Community’ Gets Animated Web Series

Fans of NBC’s “Community” will be heading to the web to watch the newly-launched three-part animated web series, “Abed’s Master Key,” set to debut on Hulu Wednesday, March 7.

Headline News

9th Annual Pre-NAB Editor's Lounge to Discuss Latest Trends in Post-Production

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 5, 2012 at 10:51am

Now in it’s ninth year, the Annual Pre-NAB Panel Discussion and gripe fest will be held Friday, March 30th beginning at 6:30 pm.

Shorts Headline News

Aardman Creates Comedy Shorts for DC Nation

Aardman Animation has teamed up with Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment to create DC’s World’s Funnest, a series of original animated shorts that will be a part of DC Nation, a full hour of exclusive kid’s programming and shorts based on DC Comics characters.

Studios Headline News

Pixeldust Creates Compelling Web Video for FHSSA

Washington, D.C.-based Pixeldust Studios created a three-minute web video for the Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa (FHSSA) to reach out to U.S. hospices with the message about the need for additional partners.

Animation Blogs

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Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1


Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.

Blogs

Oscar Tour NoCal: Final Night with ASIFA San Francisco

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 27, 2012 at 10:42am

Dolby Digital in San Francisco and Karl Cohen hosted the last Bay Area Oscar Tour screening for ASIFA San Francisco members. The filmmakers greeted ASIFA members in the lobby and talk about their films before the screening began. Marcy Page, producer of Wild Life, joined us for the evening.

Books Headline News

‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ Wins Oscar for Best Animated Short

William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” won the award for Best Animated Short at the 84th Academy Awards.

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