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SIGGRAPH Asia Headline News

Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen to Deliver Keynote at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Co-director of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ to deliver keynote address at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, running November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Rosto Headline News

Rosto Wins Visionary Award at Sapporo International Short Film Festival

Dutch filmmaker receives specially introduced award for his cinematic vision for his three films, ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime.’

SIGGRAPH Asia Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 to Shine World Spotlight on Japan

Set to draw 7,000 participants from more than 50 countries, SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 introduces two new programs, the Symposium on Education and the Symposium on Visualization in High Performance Computing.

Rosto Headline News

Three Rosto Films to Compete at Sapporo Shorts Fest

Three films from the Dutch artist and filmmaker -- ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime’ -- will be screened during the Japanese festival taking place October 7-12, 2015.

Festivals Headline News

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival Announces Official Selections

Fifty-one films are selected to compete from 1,103 submissions, including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow,’ Ainslie Henderson’s ‘Stems’ and Rosto’s ‘Splintertime.’

Preservation Headline News

Cinelicious Completes 4K Restoration of ‘Belladonna of Sadness’

Cinelicious, SpectreVision and The Cinefamily in Los Angeles team to present a 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto (‘Astro Boy’) and produced by Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Productions.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

GKIDS Picks Up Studio Ghibli’s ‘Only Yesterday’

GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Only Yesterday’ from Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata; new English-language version featuring Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel to receive 25th anniversary theatrical release winter 2016.

Animal Logic Entertainment Headline News

Animal Logic Blasting off with ‘Astro Boy’

Animal Logic Entertainment partners with Japan’s Tezuka Productions to develop a live-action sci-fi superhero feature based on the iconic 'Astro Boy' comic book franchise.

Licensing Headline News

Disney Picks Up New Season of ‘Camp Lakebottom’

9 Story Media Group licenses 26 new episodes of animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney territories including Asia, the U.S., the U.K., CEEMA, India, Japan and Latin America.

Disney Headline News

Disney Appoints New Asia Head Paul Candland

Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.