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Annecy 2015: GKIDS Picks Up Folimage’s ‘Phantom Boy’

GKIDS acquires North American rights for latest feature from Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol, the Oscar-nominated writers and directors of ‘A Cat in Paris.’

Annecy 2015 Headline News

WIA Addresses Gender Disparity in Animation at Annecy 2015

Women In Animation co-presidents Marge Dean and Kristy Scanlan present findings and host a panel discussion with advisory board members Bonnie Arnold, Margie Cohn, Lenora Hume and Adina Pitt on the state of women in animation.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

Illumination Unveils Teaser for ‘Secret Lives of Pets’

Stellar voice cast for the fifth Illumination Entertainment-Universal collaboration includes Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks.

Cartoon Network Studios Headline News

Cartoon Network to Premiere ‘We Bare Bears’ on July 27

New original animated series developed as part of Cartoon Network Studios’ global shorts program was created by Annie Award-winning ‘Toy Story of Terror!’ storyboard artist Daniel Chong.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

LOOK: Background Art from Studio Ghibli’s ‘Spirited Away’

In celebration of the anime classic’s Blu-ray release, AWN obtains exclusive images of scene paintings from Studio Ghibli’s ‘Spirited Away,’ available from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Blur Studio Headline News

Blur Completes Trailers for Highly Anticipated Game Titles at E3 2015

Blur Studio creates mind-blowing visuals for game trailers for titles including 505 Games’ ‘Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege,’ Ubisoft’s ‘ADR1FT’ and Bethesda Softworks’ ‘Dishonored 2.’

The Animation Conference Headline News

PITCH THIS! Offers Pitching Opportunities at The Animation Conference 2015

Deadline for submissions to the specialized program dedicated to providing producers with potential career-changing pitching opportunities us July 15.

Annecy 2015 Headline News

MIFA 2015 Buzz: Wednesday, June 17

Further fortifying its footprint within France and abroad, French animation studio Mikros plans to hire 400 animators for its Paris, Belgium and Montreal studios.

SIGGRAPH 2015 Headline News

Ringling Film Tops SIGGRAPH 2015 Computer Animation Festival

Ringling College senior thesis film ‘Jinxy Jenkins and Lucky Lou’ by Michelle Kwon and Michael Bidinger named Best Computer Animated Short in the 42nd Annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival.

Annecy 2015 Headline News

‘Dimitri’ Bringing New Friends to MIFA 2015

Stop motion animated TV special created by Agnès Lecreux and Jean-François Le Corre, ‘Dimitri in Ubuyu,’ to screen in competition at Annecy 2015; new characters created for season two to be unveiled at MIFA.

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