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BAA 2012 Winners Announced

Aardman Animations, Harry Potter, the Quay Brothers, Gorillaz and The Gruffalo’s Child are among the winners at the ninth British Animation Awards (BAAs) held Thursday at the BFI Southbank.

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'Everything’s Rosie' Signs Licensing Deal in France

V&S Entertainment, producer of hit pre-school animation "Everything’s Rosie," is further extending its European licensing program after signing a deal with top licensing agency CPLG France.

Productions Headline News

Quattro Media Launches Distribution Division

Quattro Media launched its distribution division with the acquisition of distribution rights to 16 animated short films by DNA Productions.

Animation Headline News

HKAFS Celebrates 60 Years of Hong Kong Animation

The Hong Kong Animator Filmmaker Society will celebrate 60 years of Hong Kong Animation with a full schedule of exhibits and events at the 2012 edition of the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART).

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'Danny Phantom Season 2, Part 1' in Stores April 3

Danny Phantom’s second action-packed season "Danny Phantom: Season 2, Part 1" will be released on April 3, 2012.

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Lost Liner Creates CG Goodness for Ballerina Cookies

Directed by Jonas Dahlbeck and Boris Nawratil, Lost Liner Productions brought to life some 60+ mischievous cookies that play around in the cookie factory after closing time.

Animation Headline News

2011 Ursa Major Awards Voting Now Open

The annual Ursa Major Awards, for the best anthropomorphic (“funny animal”) literature and art of the year, is now open for voting for works produced during the calendar year 2011.

Fund Headline News

The Fund for Reconciliation, Tolerance and Peace Gets New Brand Identity

A new brand identity was unveiled for The Fund for Reconciliation, Tolerance and Peace with a viscerally engaging animated video created by Creative Director Eitan Chitayat, Lobo of Brazil, The Ebeling Group, Birdo Studios, Wicked Music, Sweet Sound and Firefly Pictures.

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Aardman Featurette Shows How 'Pirates!' Characters are Brought to Life

Key Animator Andy Symanowski explores the stop motion techniques used in the Sony Pictures/Aardman Studios production of “The Pirates! Band of Misfits.”