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Headline News Sundance Animated Shorts Program Headed to Theaters

The Sundance Film Festival rolls out a 95-minute program of animated shorts to theaters set to premiere at the Sundance Sunset Cinemas in Los Angeles on September 26, 2014, with more dates and cities to be announced in the coming weeks.

Headline News Sylvain Chomet Teams with Amnesty Int’l to #StopTorture

Celebrated director/animator teams with non-governmental human rights organization Amnesty International to create a harrowing and brutally honest depiction of the sheer savagery of torture.

Headline News Montreal Stop Motion Fest to Showcase ‘Boxtrolls,’ ‘Robot Chicken’

The sixth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival to feature behind-the-scenes looks at the production of Adult Swim’s ‘Robot Chicken’ and LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls.’

Headline News PGS Announces Raft of Sales for ‘Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood’

PGS Entertainment announces a raft of global sales for the Method Animation and DQ Entertainment series ‘Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood.

Headline News Milk Creates Half-Face Man for New ‘Doctor Who’ Series

BAFTA Award-winning London VFX house creates the visual effects for the BBC’s “Deep Breath,” Peter Capaldi’s debut episode as Doctor Who, directed by Ben Wheatley for the eighth series of ‘Doctor Who.’

Headline News ASIFA-East to Screen Polish Animation Retrospective

ASIFA-East announces ‘THE POLISH SCHOOL OF ANIMATION: Next Generations 2,’ a retrospective of Polish animation from the last 60 years featuring work by Tomasz Bagiński, Anita Kwiatkowska, Jerzy Kucia and many more.

Headline News Amazon Studios Orders Three New Animated Pilots

Amazon Studios adds three new animated shows -- ‘Buddy: Tech Detective,’ ‘The Stinky & Dirty Show’ and comic book adaptation ‘Niko and the Sword of Light’ -- to its growing slate of original series.

Headline News VIEW Conference Announces 2014 Keynote Speakers

Dr. Alvy Ray Smith, Glen Keane and Tom McGrath highlight the 15th annual conference, Italy’s largest computer graphics conference, October 14-17.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Guardians’ Retakes Top Spot

After trailing Paramount and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for the past two weeks, Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ moves back in to first place, passing ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ to become the highest-grossing movie of the summer at the domestic box office. 

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