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Headline News Stuttgart Calls for Entries

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – ITFS – (May 08 – 13, 2012) was founded in 1982 and is one of the world’s largest and most important festivals for animated film.

Headline News Disney Channel to Crown New Preschool Princess

Disney will introduce a little girl princess to its celebrated legacy of princess fairytales in an animated television movie and series, "Sofia the First," premiering in fall 2012 and spring 2013 respectively, on Disney Channel and Disney Junior channels around the world.

Headline News Annie Awards ‘Pick The Winner’ Contest Launches Today On Facebook

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood launched a new contest today called ‘Pick the Winners’ in an effort to drive awareness of the organization’s annual Annie Awards event that celebrates the best in animation.

Headline News Phosphene Creates All Visual Effects For Young Adult

Under the direction of Creative Director/VFX Supervisor John Bair and VFX Producer Vivian Connolly, the Phosphene visual-effects team completed more than 80 complex shots for “Young Adult,” a dark new comedy-drama, starring Academy-Award® winning actress Charlize Theron (“Monster,” “The Road”), Golden Globe nominee Patrick Wilson (“Angels in America,” “Morning Glory”) and Patton Oswalt (“Ratatouille,” “The King of Queens”).

Headline News Susan Shipsky Named VP, Production for Turner’s Animation Group

Susan Shipsky has been named vice president, production for Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media’s (AYAKM) Creative Group, it was announced today by Michael Ouweleen, senior vice president and group creative director for AYAKM’s Creative Group, which encompasses both on-air and off-channel creative departments.

Headline News Beavis and Butt-Head, Good Vibes Return to MTV on Dec. 15

Viewers are in for another special two-hour animation block, with all-new back-to-back episodes of Mike Judge’s “Beavis and Butt-Head” at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, followed by two new episodes of “Good Vibes” at a special time, at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, this Thursday, December 15 on MTV.

Headline News Everything’s Rosie Set For Portuguese Presence

V&S Entertainment Ltd – producer of hugely popular pre-school animation Everything’s Rosie – has announced that their toy line from Vivid is set to be launched in the Portuguese market through distributor Giochi Preziosi Spain.

Headline News A Squared & Tata Elxsi Form Joint Venture

Further signaling India's growing presence in Hollywood, the visual effects and engineering division of Indian conglomerate Tata is buying a majority share in a Los Angeles-based kids' animation firm.

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