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Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Greenlights ‘Bunsen is a Beast!’

Original animated comedy is created by animation veteran Butch Hartman; network also picks up seven additional episodes for season 10 of Hartman’s long-running hit, ‘The Fairly OddParents.’

Motion Graphics Headline News

Art Directors Club Announces Design and Motion Juries for ADC 95th Annual Awards

Nineteen creative jury members from seven countries to judge the best global work in Motion Graphics, Animation and Production based on excellence in idea and craft.

Triggerfish Headline News

Triggerfish Story Lab Announces Top Stories from Continent-Wide Search

Selected storytellers include Lucy Heavens, one of the writers on the breakout South African animation hit ‘Supa Strikas,’ which is broadcast in 120 countries around the world.

Double Negative Headline News

WATCH: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Teaser Now Online

First theatrical trailer for the new ‘Star Trek’ movie to be attached to ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ alongside trailers for ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and ‘Independence Day: Resurgence.’

Home Entertainment Headline News

Disney’s ‘The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar’ Lands on DVD Feb. 23

Directed by Howy Parkins of ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ fame, the ‘Lion King’ spinoff movie first premiered on the Disney Channel on November 22.

Sundance Film Festival Headline News

Sundance Sets 2016 Animated Short Selections

Twelve animated shorts are selected to screen in competition, including ‘Bob Dylan Hates Me,’ ‘A Coat Made Dark,’ ‘Deer Flower,’ ‘Edmond,’ ‘Glove,’ ‘The Grandfather Drum,’ ‘The Itching,’ ‘Life Smartphone,’ ‘Limbo Limbo Travel,’ ‘Pombo Loves You,’ Shiny’ and ‘Waves '98.’

Short Films Headline News

Bosnia’s Berin Tuzlic Unveils New Animated Short, ‘I run away even if I am not guilty’

With likeable characters and their stories, celebrated Bosnian animator and cartoonist draws on some of the basic questions of today.

Hornet Headline News

Hornet’s Peter Sluszka Hits the Road with Bosch

Hornet director Peter Sluszka teams with agency Grey to show drivers what happens on the other side of the windshield in a clever new puppetry PSA, ‘Stop The Roadkill,’ for The Humane Society.

theme parks Headline News

Universal Studios Launching ‘Harry Potter’ Theme Park Attraction

‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ featuring the iconic Hogwarts Castle officially opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

Toonz Animation Headline News

Toonz Animation and Gummybear International Sign Content Deal For Hit Character

‘Gummy Bear’ series already commissioned by YouTube; further plans in the works for webisodes, TV specials, feature film and merchandising.

Disney Headline News

‘The Lion Guard’ Leaping onto Disney Junior Jan. 15

Animated series follows the adventures of Kion, Simba and Nala's second-born cub; Blair Underwood, Ana Gasteyer and Maia Mitchell among recurring voice cast; Jason Marsden, Andy Dick and Lacey Chabert reprise roles from ‘The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.’

Studio Ghibli Headline News

GKIDS Sets 25th Anniversary Release of Studio Ghibli’s ‘Only Yesterday’

GKIDS bringing complete 22-film Studio Ghibli retrospective to New York’s IFC Center December 11-31; Nationwide release of ‘Only Yesterday’ follows on February 26.

Laika Headline News

WATCH: Focus Features Unveils First Look at LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

New teaser for stop-motion animated action-adventure set in mythic Japan gives a taste of the film’s ornate visual style and epic setting.

Films Headline News

‘Sarofsky Scales Editorial and VFX powers for ‘Ant-Man’ Main-On-End Titles

Chicago design studio draws inspiration from glowing red Pym Particle and macro/micro world visual language to create unique main-on-end title sequence for Marvel hit’s feature film.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Meet the Team Behind ‘Pig Goat Banana Cricket’ at Animation Breakdown 2015

Panel and screening of Nickelodeon’s newest hit show with series creator Johnny Ryan and exec producer David Sacks to be followed by a live table read by voice actors Candi Milo, Paul Rugg and Thomas F. Wilson.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

Axis Animation Taps Fusion Studio for ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Game Cinematic

Axis Animation completes compositing for the opening sequence for Microsoft’s ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Xbox game using Blackmagic Design’s Fusion Studio.

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