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Sylvain Chomet Headline News

Sylvain Chomet’s ‘Thousand Miles’ Feature Enters Production

Inspired by the writings and drawings of Federico Fellini, ‘The Thousand Miles’ marks the four-time Academy Award-nominated director’s highly-anticipated return to feature animation following his 2003 debut, ‘The Triplets of Belleville,’ and 2010’s ‘The Illusionist.’

Awards Headline News

ASC Nominates ‘Bridge of Spies,’ ‘Carol,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Revenant’ and ‘Sicario’

Roger Deakins, Janusz Kaminski, Ed Lachman, Emmanuel Lubezki and John Seale receive nominations for outstanding achievement in film; winners of the 30th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards for Outstanding Achievement to be announced February 14.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave’ Travels to DVD

Animated feature inspired by the 1988 classic film produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall is available on Digital HD and DVD on February 2.

In Passing Headline News

‘Yellow Submarine’ Animation Director Robert Balser Passes at 88

Best-known for his work as animation director alongside Jack Stokes on the groundbreaking animated feature, ‘Yellow Submarine,’ Balser also directed the “Den” sequence in ‘Heavy Metal.’

Cartoon Art Museum Headline News

Rachel Dukes Joins Cartoon Art Museum as January Cartoonist-in-Residence

‘Frankie Comics’ creator to serve as first artist in a series of traveling Cartoonist-in-Residence events throughout San Francisco in 2016.

Visual Effects Headline News

Digital Domain Appoints Daniel Rosen Technology VP

Longtime industry veteran previously served as Vice President of Technology at Warner Bros, Managing Partner and Chief Technology Officer for Group 47, and Chief Engineer for DreamWorks Animation.

Television Headline News

FX Orders Animated Pilot from Louis C.K. & Albert Brooks

Voice stars of Illumination Entertainment’s ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ are co-creating, co-writing and providing the two lead voices for an untitled animated pilot for FX.

Short Films Headline News

‘Sous tes doigts’ to Screen at the Bronx Film Fest, Anima Brussels and Monstra Lisbon

Animated short directed by Marie-Christine Courtès shows the consequences of the Indochina War for a repatriated family who arrives at the transit camp of Saint-Livrade in France.

Awards Headline News

Nominees Announced for the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards

‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Inside Out’ and ‘The Good Dinosaur’ nominated for best edited animated feature film; winners to be announced at the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on January 29th.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

Daisy Ridley Leads Voice Cast for Studio Ghibli’s ‘Only Yesterday’

Playing in New York at the IFC Center, new English-language version of ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ director Isao Takahata’s 1991 animated feature, ‘Only Yesterday,’ expands to additional cities beginning February 26.

Disney Headline News

Disney Helps Ring in the New Year with New ‘Zootopia’ Trailer

Brand-new trailer features the all-new original song “Try Everything,” written by singer-songwriter Sia and songwriting duo Stargate, and performed by Grammy-winning international superstar Shakira.

call for entries Headline News

Society of Illustrators Introduces M. Prize for 2016 Comic and Cartoon Art Annual

Given in memory of political cartoonist Timothy Patrick Moynihan, award honors gold and silver medalists in the Society’s Comic and Cartoon Art Annual.

The Simpsons Headline News

Fan-Made ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag is Brutal & Amazing

Independent stop-motion animator Lee Hardcastle creates his own take on the classic couch gag that opens each episode of the series with a tribute to Adam Wingard’s home invasion horror film, ‘You’re Next.’

Studio Ghibli Headline News

Michaël Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’ Set for September 2016 Release Date

Dutch director and animator’s debut feature is being co-produced by France’s Wild Bunch and Japan’s Studio Ghibli, with Isao Takahata serving as artistic producer.

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DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Dawn of the Croods’ Comes to Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 28, 2015 at 5:16pm

Executive producer Brendan Hay talks about the Glendale studio’s latest animated television series for streaming giant Netflix, a prequel to their hit feature ‘The Croods.’

Stop-motion Headline News

Field Day Premieres Vincent Peone’s Stop-Motion Short, ‘The Sea is Blue’

Stop-motion animated short from directorial duo Josh and Vince was written and directed by Peone and produced at //kneeon Studios for YouTube channel Field Day.

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