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Headline News Hagon Rebrands, Opens NY Office

London-based commercial editorial house Alex Hagon re-launches as Circus, opening a new office in New York’s Chelsea district led by Jono Griffith; Susanne Kelly handles east coast sales and Cristina Matracia continues to serve as producer.

Headline News Cartoon Connection Kicks off Oct. 28

Cartoon Connection Canada returns this year October 28-31 at the Loews Hôtel Le Concorde in Quebec City, with producers and buyers from 15 different countries taking part in the Speed Meetings aimed at connecting international collaborations and productions.

Headline News From Foodimals to Giant Robots: VIEW 2013 Highlights Storytelling

The 2013 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference and VIEWFest highlights storytelling in all its forms, with presentations from filmmakers, animators, visual effects artists, and game and transmedia developers.

Headline News Nickelodeon France Picks Up 9 Story’s 'Guess How Much I Love You'

9 Story Entertainment announces the sale of SLR Production’s Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare to Nickelodeon France.

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.

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