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Headline News June Foray to Receive Hall of Fame Award

Animation Magazine announces more 2013 award recipients, including voice-acting legend June Foray, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award; DreamWorks Animation’s Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, who will receive this year’s Original Vision Award; and DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to the growth of the animation industry in India.

Headline News VIFF Unveils 2013 Animation Slate

The Vancouver International Film Festival announces the highlights of its slate of animated films for the 2013 edition of the festival, including the Canadian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress, as well as screenings of Max Andersson and Helena Ahonen’s Tito on Ice and Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children.

Headline News Animation Guild Elects New Head

DreamWorks Animation technical director Nathan Loofbourrow is elected as President of the Los Angeles animation union, The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE; board member and DreamWorks Television writer Jack Thomas is elected as the Guild’s new Vice President.

Headline News 'Botheration', 'Joe Giant' Make A Splash at Cartoon Forum

Presentations for French hybrid series The Science of Botheration and Team TO’s 3D animated Joe Giant, directed by Arthur Qwak, become the two most highly-attended events in the history of the European animation marketplace.

Headline News VIEW Conference to Highlight Advances in Digital Actors

USC Research Professor Paul Debevec to present a talk, entitled Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors, on Thursday, October 17, at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.

Headline News English-Language Cast Announced for Campanella’s 'Foosball'

The English-language cast is announced at the San Sebastián Film Festival for director Juan Jose Campanella’s 3D animated feature, Foosball.

Headline News Luxor, Argus Launch LA Studio

Russian theater chain operator Luxor and film company Argus Entertainment join forces to create a new animation studio, LA Studio; first major project to be a feature-length animated film based on “Ruslan and Ludmila,” a poem by renowned 19th century poet Alexander Pushkin.

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