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Festivals Headline News

Nicolas Ménard’s ‘Loop Ring Chop Drink’ Wins Top Animation Prize at 2015 Encounters Fest

Nina Gantz’s ‘Edmond’ wins the NextGen Skills Academy Best of British Award, and ‘I Got This’ by Tom Gran & Madeline Grossi receives the 2015 Anijam Award.

Ottawa International Animation Festival Headline News

‘Small People with Hats,’ ‘Over the Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Fest

Student thesis film ‘Small People with Hats’ by Sarina Nihei wins the grand prize for short animation at the 2015 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival; Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning miniseries ‘Over the Garden Wall’ is awarded the grand prize for best animated feature.

Awards Headline News

'The Bigger Picture' Wins Cartoon d’Or at Cartoon Forum 2015

Daisy Jacobs’ Oscar-nominated animated short ‘The Bigger Picture’ is named the winner of the 2015 Cartoon d’Or at the 26th edition of the European pitching and co-production event in Toulouse, France.

Awards Headline News

Academy Unveils 2015 Student Medalists

Alyce Tzue of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco wins gold medal for ‘Soar’; CalArts student Seth Boyden takes the silver for ‘An Object at Rest,’ and SVA students Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero take the bronze for ‘Taking the Plunge.’

2D Headline News

Frankie Helps Tackle Global Production for ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat’

Cospective’s cloud- and web-based review solution enables global production pipeline across four cities and two continents for Baby Cow Animation’s ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat.’

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘Las Leyendas,’ First Series to Be Produced in Latin America

Created by Anima Estudios in Mexico, season one of the children’s series featuring the work of writer/producer James Krieg will premiere worldwide on the streaming service in 2017.

Marvel Headline News

Marvel’s Animated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Series Blasts off Sept. 26

Disney XD and Marvel to debut the highly anticipated animated series, ‘Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy,’ with one-hour special on Saturday, September 26 on Disney XD.

MIPJr Headline News

BRB Bringing ‘Minchi’s Adventures’ to MIPJr

Original television series produced by CTV Media combines marionettes, animation and live-action imagery to introduce the world of nature to the youngest ones out there in a simple and entertaining way.

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.