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Disney Headline News

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Celebrating Disney Shorts

LACO @ The Movies celebrates Walt Disney Animation Studios in an evening of eye-popping animation with orchestral scores performed live by The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra led by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Watters.

Short Films Headline News

The Animation Show of Shows Goes Non-Profit

Annual short film showcase establishes itself as a non-profit to preserve, restore and promote animated short films, and also announces the launch of a Kickstarter campaign with an eye towards theatrical distribution.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

Disney Announces Short Film Disc Collection

Twelve animated short films together for the first time -- including ‘Frozen Fever,’ ‘Paperman,’ and ‘Feast’ -- in the Walt Disney Animation Studios Shorts Collection available on Blu-ray on August 18.

Awards Headline News

Acme Filmworks’ Ron Diamond to be Honored at UCLA TFT’s 24th Annual Film Festival

Weeklong festival celebrating the outstanding achievements of UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television students to honor producer Michael Deluca, screenwriter Graham Moore and Acme Filmworks founder Ron Diamond.

ftrack Headline News

VFX Awesomeness of ‘Kung Fury’ Relies on ftrack

Swedish VFX and animation studio Fido creates hundreds of 80s-tinged VFX shots with everything from green screen compositing to characters riding atop a Tyrannosaurus Rex for David Sandberg’s ‘Kung Fury.’

Google Headline News

Patrick Osborne, Aardman Join Google’s Spotlight Series

New interactive projects for Google’s Spotlight Stories to include work from ‘Wallace and Gromit’ producers Aardman, ‘Feast’ director Patrick Osborne, ‘Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends’ creator Shannon Tindle, and ‘Furious 7’ director Justin Lin.

Owen Rixon Headline News

‘Toonocalypse’ to Premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Live-action/animation hybrid short by Owen Rixon to compete for the prestigious McLaren Award at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Festivals Headline News

2015 Edinburgh Fest to Spotlight Ralph Bakshi, Barry Purves

Animation strand at the 69th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival to spotlight British stop motion animator Barry Purves and American cult-favorite Ralph Bakshi.

Festivals Headline News

Animafest Zagreb 2015 Kicks off with Site-Specific Animations

Croatia’s Museum of Contemporary Art unveils the 2015 edition of Animation Goes MSU! with site-specific animations from international artists such as Max Hattler, Simona Galizia and Nikki Schuster.

New York International Children’s Film Festival Headline News

NYICFF Announces 2016 Dates, Call for Entries

New York International Children’s Film Festival to take place February 26 through March 20, 2016; early deadline for short film submissions is September 9.