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Headline News Tiffen Honored with Academy’s Sci-Tech Award of Commendation

Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik receive special plaque at the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards.

Headline News Genius Brands Int’l Partnering with Penguin on ‘Llama Llama’

Award-winning author Anna Dewdney to create original multimedia animated content based on New York Times bestselling children’s book series.

Headline News Cartoon Network Announces New Series & Specials

Carton Network announces three new series -- ‘Mighty Magiswords,’ ‘The Powerpuff Girls,’ and ‘We Bare Bears’ -- at its 2015-16 Upfront presentation, along with a full slate of returning shows, specials and cross-over events.

Headline News Sleater-Kinney Gets the ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Treatment

Indie rock outfit Sleater-Kinney teams up with Fox series ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Bento Box Animation Studios to create the video for ‘A New Wave’ off of their latest LP.

Headline News Amazon Studios Forms Thought Leader Board

Aimed at furthering Amazon’s mission of “lifelong creative learning,” new board includes Maker Media president and CEO Dale Dougherty, Families and Work Institute president and co-founder Ellen Galinsky, author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka, and MIT Education Arcade creative director Scot Osterweil.

Headline News Mark Simon, Toon Boom Win Telly Award for ‘The Key’

Created to showcase the power and options of the Toon Boom suite of animation software tools, ‘The Key’ integrates 2D and 3D elements, atmospheric mist, fire, liquid, shadows and more.

Headline News Animation Production Day Announces CARTOON Partnership

New two-stage selection process at ADP 2015 allows animation projects at a very early stage of development optimal preparation time for the Cartoon Forum event in Toulouse.

Headline News ILM’s Lynwen Brennan Named Lucasfilm General Manager

Sixteen-year ILM veteran will oversee all operational matters for Lucasfilm, ILM and Skywalker sound, reporting directly to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Walt Disney Studios president Alan Bergman.

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