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Imira Entertainment Headline News

Imira Entertainment’s ‘Larva’ Scores With CSC Media

Spain’s Imira Entertainment signs a deal with UK based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons one and two of ‘Larva,’ along with a special three-minute football-themed episode celebrating the World Cup tournament in Brazil.

TV Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Q&A: Exploring the Twisted World of Adult Swim’s ‘Superjail!’

Watch an exclusive clip from season four -- set to premiere on June 15th -- and read AWN’s interview with series creators Christy Karacas and Stephen Warbrick in which they discuss the show’s genesis and development, as well as what viewers can expect from the new season.

s2014 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Host Panel & Screening of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

DreamWorks Animation to present a behind-the-scenes discussion on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at SIGGRAPH 2014 with writer/director Dean DeBlois, head of layout Gil Zimmerman, head of character animation Simon Otto and VFX supervisor Dave Walvoord.

DWA Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Unveils First Trailer for ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

DreamWorks Animation releases the first trailer for ‘The Penguins of Madagascar,’ directed by Simon Smith and Eric Darnell and arriving in theaters on November 26, 2014.

Cartoon Network Headline News

Cartoon Network Brings 'Shaun the Sheep' to Southeast Asia

Cartoon Network acquires the exclusive rights to air the new season of Aardman Animations' 'Shaun the Sheep' across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan and the Philippines.

Lord of Barbès Headline News

Jeremy Guerrieri Directs ‘Drogba vs Malaria’ for the UN

Lord of Barbès director/animator Jeremy Guerrieri and Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ride World Cup fever to further the fight against malaria.

Jetpack Distribution Headline News

Jetpack Distribution Blasts off at Annecy

A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.

The Roxie Headline News

The Roxie Kicks off Summer Family-Friendly Film Series

San Francisco’s Roxie Theater announces new family friendly film series, Roxie Kids, with Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Panda Go! Panda - Adventure of Panda & Friends’ and ‘The Castle Of Cagliostro’ along with classic episodes from Osamu Tezuka’s ‘Astro Boy.’

annecy Headline News

Cyber Group Acquires Les Armateurs' ‘The Long, Long Holiday’

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios signs a deal with Les Armateurs to represent international sales rights on one of the company’s flagship TV animation productions, ‘The Long, Long Holiday.’

Animafest Zagreb Headline News

‘Love Games’ Wins Grand Prix at Animafest Zagreb

Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Picks Up Brazil’s ‘Boy and the World’ at Annecy

Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.

AMPAS Blogs

The Miscweant: ‘Icons of Animation’ at The Academy

AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce; Argentinian illustrator, author and animator Carlos Nine; and the King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton.

AMPAS Headline News

‘Owned’ Takes Gold at Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.

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