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Sylvain Chomet Headline News

Sylvain Chomet Steps into ‘The Thousand Miles’

The Oscar-nominated French director of ‘The Illusionist’ and ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ moves forward with ‘The Thousand Miles,’ a live-action/hand-drawn animation hybrid film inspired by various works and unpublished writings and drawings of Federico Fellini.

Gasket Studios Headline News

Gasket Animates Film Noir Sponsor Reel for Provincetown Film Fest

Gasket Studios produces ‘The Oystercatcher Catcher,’ a stylized 3D-animated sponsor reel written and directed by Alex Boatman for the 16th Annual Provincetown Film Festival.

annecy Headline News

Brazil’s ‘Boy and the World,’ Takes Cristal at Annecy

Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. 

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Alums Launch Monkey’s Uncle

Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.

Brazil Headline News

VideoFilmes, Gullane Unite for ‘Noah’s Ark’ Feature

Walter Salles teams with Gullane to produce the Brazilian animated feature ‘Noah’s Ark,’ written and directed by Sergio Machado and adapted from the evergreen children’s songs and lyrics of Vinicius de Moraes.

Disney Television Animation Headline News

‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ Set to Premiere July 26

Phineas, Ferb and the gang meet Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2, among other iconic Star Wars characters, in "Phineas And Ferb: Star Wars," a television special premiering Saturday, July 26 on Disney Channel.

TV Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Q&A: Exploring the Twisted World of Adult Swim’s ‘Superjail!’

Watch an exclusive clip from season four -- set to premiere on June 15th -- and read AWN’s interview with series creators Christy Karacas and Stephen Warbrick in which they discuss the show’s genesis and development, as well as what viewers can expect from the new season.

s2014 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Host Panel & Screening of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

DreamWorks Animation to present a behind-the-scenes discussion on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at SIGGRAPH 2014 with writer/director Dean DeBlois, head of layout Gil Zimmerman, head of character animation Simon Otto and VFX supervisor Dave Walvoord.

Lord of Barbès Headline News

Jeremy Guerrieri Directs ‘Drogba vs Malaria’ for the UN

Lord of Barbès director/animator Jeremy Guerrieri and Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ride World Cup fever to further the fight against malaria.

Jetpack Distribution Headline News

Jetpack Distribution Blasts off at Annecy

A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.

Tool Headline News

Tool Signs Aramique as Interactive Director

Abstract: Critically-acclaimed interactive director Aramique joins Tool, where he will explore the intersection of technology and storytelling with a focus on interactive and experimental installations for brands, music, museums and festivals.

Animafest Zagreb Headline News

‘Love Games’ Wins Grand Prix at Animafest Zagreb

Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.