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Licensing Headline News

France’s APC Signs Co-Production Deal for 'Memories of Nanette'

Paris-based boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content signs a co-production deal with German broadcaster NDR for ‘Memories of Nanette,’ and acquires worldwide distribution rights for brand-new animation ‘Zoli & Pokey.’

Stop-motion Headline News

WATCH: Stop-Motion 3D Short ‘Foxed!’ Now Online

Geneva Film Co. and Prospero Pictures developing a feature film, television series and Virtual Reality experience based on award-winning animated short from Toronto-based director and stereoscopic 3D pioneer James Stewart.

Mipjunior Headline News

Imira Entertainment Bringing Girl-Powered Series to MIPJunior

Ahead of MIPJunior, Spain’s Imira Entertainment picks up three kids’ programs – ‘Alisa,’ ‘Super Abby’ and ‘Super Abby 3D’ – and inks several global broadcast deals.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Justin Timberlake Joins DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Trolls’

Hair-raising comedy from ‘Shrek Forever After’ director Mike Mitchell featuring the voices of Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick is set to release on November 4, 2016.

Festivals Headline News

Fredrikstad Animation Festival 2015 to Spotlight Richard Williams

Legendary animator Richard Williams joins the Fredrikstad Animation Festival with screenings of The Academy’s work print of ‘The Thief and the Cobbler - A Moment in Time’ and his latest short film, ‘Prologue.’

Warner Bros. Headline News

Duncan Studio Provides Animation for New ‘Iron Giant’ Sequences

Oscar-winning director Brad Bird’s classic animated film has been re-mastered with two new sequences in ‘The Iron Giant: Signature Edition,’ returning to theaters this fall from Warner Bros. and Fathom Events.

Disney Headline News

WATCH: Disney Unveils New Trailer for Jon Favreau’s ‘Jungle Book’

‘Iron Man’ director Jon Favreau relies heavily on motion-capture techniques for his live-action adaptation, surrounding actor Neel Sethi (as Mowgli) with a slew of CG animals and environments.

Short Films Headline News

Grasshorse Studios Helps Create Animated Promo for ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Midwest-based animation studio provides character animation for 20th Century Fox film promo inspired by vintage PSAs, World War II-era propaganda newsreels, and present-day pharmaceutical commercials.

Television Headline News

‘Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland Teases New Series in Development

‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator Justin Roiland leaks a set of images from a new animated series called ‘Solar Opposites’ that might or might not be in development at Fox.

The Animation Pimp Blogs

The Animation Pimp: Kaspar Jancis and his Motel of Fools

Can we ever realistically connect with the world around us for extended periods or are these moments of connection and small joys just fleeting, fading as fast as they appear?

Awards Headline News

‘Over the Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Creative Arts Emmys

Cartoon Network wins big at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards with ‘Over the Garden Wall’ and ‘Adventure Time’; HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and FX’s ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ win in the VFX categories.