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Bardel Entertainment Headline News

Bardel Entertainment Launches New B.C. Animation Studio

Located in in British Columbia’s downtown Kelowna, new animation studio provides services for a diverse slate of partners including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.

VIEW 2015 Headline News

ILM Continues 40th Anniversary Celebration at VIEW 2015

VFX powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic to present two special sessions, ‘40 Years of Creating the Impossible’ and ‘The Park Is Open: Journey to Jurassic World,’ during the 2015 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.

Rosto Headline News

Three Rosto Films to Compete at Sapporo Shorts Fest

Three films from the Dutch artist and filmmaker -- ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime’ -- will be screened during the Japanese festival taking place October 7-12, 2015.

Pixar Animation Studios Headline News

CAMERIMAGE 2015 to Spotlight Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

Key crew members of Pixar's 'Inside Out' will be in attendance, including camera and staging DP Patrick Lin, lighting DP Kim White, and camera and staging lead Adam Habib.

GKIDS Headline News

WATCH: GKIDS Releases New Trailer for ‘Extraordinary Tales’

Five of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-known stories are brought to vivid life in a visually stunning, heart-pounding animated anthology featuring narration by Sir Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands, Roger Corman and Guillermo del Toro.

Licensing Headline News

NBC Kids Sprout Acquires ‘Sydney Sailboat’

Produced by Essential Media and Entertainment in association with Shambles Communications, Ideate Media, Telegael Teoranta and Lemon Sky, CG-animated preschool series was commissioned by ABC KIDS.

Licensing Headline News

SND Acquires Season 2 of Les Armateurs’ ‘Martine’

French distributor bringing the completed season of ‘Zoom the White Dolphin,’ ‘Nicole Lambert’s Triplets’ and ‘Petz Club’ to buyers at this year’s MIP Jr. European animation marketplace.

Education & Training Headline News

Australia’s VFX industry Receives $1 Million Boost for Future Film Artists

Vancouver-based online education provider CG Spectrum collaborates with Iloura VFX to invest up to $1 million in scholarships and paid internships.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Secures Multiple Sales for ‘Peg + Cat’

Canadian preschool channel Treehouse acquires second season to the Emmy-winning series, while Germany’s Super RTL and France’s Canal+ Family and Piwi+ picks up an additional 40 episodes of season one.

Festivals Headline News

Disney, Sony Imageworks and CN Set for MIA Animation Conference & Festival

Animation director Frank Gladstone to deliver keynote address for MIA Animation Conference running Oct. 16-17 at Miami Dade College.

Atomic Cartoons Headline News

Industry Vet Marv Newland Curates Evening of Animation at VIFF

Atomic Cartoons teams up with legendary animator behind ‘Bambi Meets Godzilla’ to present ‘Kooks & Legends: Animated Motion Pictures’ on October 8 as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival’s Canadian Images series.

Radical Sheep Headline News

Radical Sheep Options Three New Properties

Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions acquires the rights to three new properties -- ‘Desmond Pucket,’ ‘Sprinkle and the Sweet Sugar Magics,’ and ‘Dinoswords’ -- in time for MIPCOM and MIP Jr.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Announces Multiple Sales of ‘Guess How Much I Love You’

Licenses for award-winning preschool classic ‘Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare’ secured with NA distributor NCircle Entertainment, and broadcasters Z@pp in the Netherlands and Minimini in Poland.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Headline News

Guillermo Del Toro Leads Academy’s Fall Programming Slate

The Academy kicks off its fall programming slate with ‘In the Labyrinth: A Conversation with Guillermo del Toro’ on Wednesday, October 7 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Returns to the ‘90s with 'The Splat'

Nickelodeon takes fans back to the ‘90s with the launch of ‘The Splat,” brand-new destination for iconic Nick content including ‘CatDog,’ ‘Ren & Stimpy,’ ‘Rugrats’ and ‘The Wild Thornberrys.’