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Headline News The Jim Henson Company Promotes Creative Execs

The Jim Henson Company has promoted two members of its creative team to serve as directors in feature and television development: Meghan Sheridan has been named Director of Children’s Entertainment, and Blanca Lista is now Director of Feature Development.

Headline News Little Airplane Develops New Animated Series with Laurie Berkner

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 12:11pm

Little Airplane Productions and children’s music artist Laurie Berkner have joined together to develop the new animated preschool television series, "Sing It, Laurie!"

Headline News Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival: Call for Entries!

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is pleased to announce its worldwide call for entries for its 2012 festival, taking place September 19-23.

Headline News Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film: Last Call for Entries!

The submission deadline for the Animated Com Award at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is February 15, 2012.

Headline News Chris Del Conte Joins Prime Focus World

Prime Focus World, an industry-leading 2D to 3D conversion and VFX studio, announced that Emmy Award winner Chris Del Conte has joined the company as Managing Director, Los Angeles.

Headline News Wizart Brings ‘The Snow Queen’ to EFM

Russian animation studio Wizart Animation opens international sales of the stereoscopic 3D feature film “The Snow Queen,” based on the fairy-tale by Hans Christian Andersen, at the EFM in Berlin, February 9 – 17, 2012.

Headline News LAIKA Licenses Shotgun Software for Stop-Motion Animation & VFX

Animation studio LAIKA has purchased a site license of Shotgun to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and VFX work throughout its Portland, Oregon studio.

Headline News Mortal Kombat Arkade Kollection Launches for PC

The Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection is available for digital download for PC gamers, offering the original Mortal Kombat arcade trilogy -- Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2 and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 -- in a single collection.

Headline News Susan Eisenberg returns as Wonder Woman for 'Justice League: Doom'

Susan Eisenberg will join several of her voicecast colleagues for the West Coast Premiere of Justice League: Doom at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills on February 16.

Headline News Light of Day Announces Commercial Projects

Recent projects from NYC VFX studio Light of Day include “The Official Someday by Justin Bieber” for Give Back Brands, John Varvatos “Star USA,” and Hugo Boss “Something Different.”

Headline News Alexander Payne to Receive ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Honor

Award winning filmmaker Alexander Payne has been selected by the Board of Directors of the American Cinema Editors (ACE) to be honored with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award.

Headline News ‘Monster of Nix’ Receives Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Fest Award

The Monster of Nix has been awarded the prize for Best Original Film Score at the International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand.

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