Animation World Magazine, Issue 2.11, February 1998

Animation World News

Animation World News

by Wendy Jackson

Business: Cloud 9 For Sale, Pulse Alums Get Jinx-ed, M.P.S.C. Surveys Industry, Bandai Broadens Business, (Colossal) Turns The Page On Chapter 11, John K. Says South Park Story Steals.

People: Musical Chairs, UK Council Commissions Creators.

In Passing: Evening of Remembrance, Mae Questel, Cameron Guess, Lillian Bounds Disney.

Films: PDI Signs On For Shrek, De Nooijers Make Exit.

Visual Effects: FX Affects by Four Media Company, POP Studios, Viewpoint Studios, Heck Yes! Productions, Engineering Animation (EAI).

Television: Fox Kids, Family Channel To Get [Very] Animated, Nick Says "Oh Yeah!" to Shorts, CBS Re-Animates Its Saturday AM Line-Up!, Convulsion-Causing Cartoons.

Home Video: Disney's February Flicks, David Hand's Animaland, Another Beauty From Disney, CPM Ships 3 Anime Titles, Hallmark Joins The Family.

Internet & Interactive: Absolut Adds 8 Animations, Quick Bytes from BLITCOM LLC., Brilliant Digital Entertainment, Knowledge Adventure.

Commercials: Spotlight on J.J. Sedelmaier Productions, Tape House Digital, Loconte Goldman Design, Aardman Animations, Lee Hunt Associates.

Technology: SGI, Microsoft Turn Up Heat On "Fahrenheit."

Education: `98 NATE Slate, Call for Entries, Cardiff Gets Vital!, Aussie FX Fest, Computer Animation `98, Geneva, One Show, CSUN Animation Festival, I.D. Seeks Interactive Innovators.

Events: Slamdance, Games And Animation Interact At MILIA, Southampton Conference & Archive, Animated Christmas Screenings.

Awards: Jules Engel To Receive 'Friz' Award, Cinar Gets Parent's Choice.

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