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Fettle’s ‘Holocaust’ Series Scoops Inaugural Award in Tokyo

Fettle Animation's BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is the first-ever winner of the Special Jury Prize at The Japan Prize 2015 in Tokyo.

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Click 3X's Peter Corbett & Ders Hallgren Launch Stoked

Debut projects at newly-launched New York-based design collective include a series of digital videos for Absolut Spark and a limited-edition illuminated bottle for Absolut Vodka.

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CG Short ‘Shift’ Wins 2015 VIEW Award

Second Place 2015 VIEW Award given to ‘Phantom Power’ by Sam Bourner; ‘Däwit,’ ‘The Story of Percival Pilts’ and ‘Olilo’ receive honorable mentions.

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‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ Tops SPARK ANIMATION 2015

Russia’s Konstantin Bronzit wins award for Best Animated Short; Canadian ‘Fears,’ directed by Nata Metlukh of Vancouver Film School, awarded Best Student Film.

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France’s ‘Chase Me’ Tops Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Jury Prize is awarded to South Korea’s ‘Afternoon Class’; award for Best Student Project goes to Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg short ‘Natural Attraction.’

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Reel FX Lawsuit Alleges Studio Co-Founder Pocketed $2.6M

Lawsuit accuses Reel FX co-founder Dale Carmen and other former employees of stealing Virtual Reality-related business opportunities and pocketing more than $2.6 million in revenue.

Events Headline News

Greater Manchester Announces Speakers for Manimation 2015

‘Clangers’ director Mole Hill, CHF Entertainment studio head Mike Robinson, and Cubic Motion producer David Barton confirmed as speakers at Manchester’s annual animation conference.

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Cordell Barker’s ‘If I Was God’ Tops Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival

Steve Boot’s ‘Once Upon a Blue Moon’ awarded as best independent film; Anni Oja’s ‘Viikset’ (‘The Moustache’) named best student film.

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Stuttgart Fest Opens Call for Entries for 23rd Edition

The 23rd edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film runs April 26 - May 1, 2016; deadline for entries is December 1, 2015.

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‘T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents’ Expanding into Film, TV

Veteran producer and originator of the Batman film franchise, Michael Uslan, to lead Chinese studio’s initial foray into super hero movies, TV and games using celebrated 50-year comic book as centerpiece.

VIEW 2015 Headline News

Walter Murch Joins VIEW 2015 Keynote Lineup

Three-time Oscar winner to deliver “From Godfather to God Particle and Beyond,” addressing the changing vocabulary of film in relation to new digital technologies.

Festivals Headline News

SPARK ANIMATION 2015 Kicks off October 21

SPARK ANIMATION 2015 includes a special presentation of ‘The Iron Giant: Signature Edition,’ the Western Canadian Premiere of ‘Extraordinary Tales,’ and the Western Canadian premiere of Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘The Boy and the Beast.’

Short Films Headline News

The New School Presenting Eric Leiser Retrospective Oct. 16

Kinoscope screening series at the New School in NYC to feature the short films of experimental filmmaker Eric Leiser followed by a Q&A with Kinoscope founder and programmer Pawel Wieszczecinski.