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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.

Japan Headline News

Artists Help Japan Auctions Pixar Art

To mark the one-year anniversary of the Japan relief efforts, Artists Help Japan is offering an exciting opportunity to buy rare memorabilia and original artwork from the animation industry's top talent.

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