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SIGGRAPH Headline News

SIGGRAPH ASIA 2019'S CAF Deadline Coming Soon!

The Computer Animation Festival’s submission deadline for work showcasing CG animation and visual effects is July 15.

SVOD Headline News

MONDO’s New Animated Series ‘The Alien Guide to Earth’ Premieres on VRV

Former Onion writer Chris Karwowski’s 10-episode set of satirical 90-second shorts, co-created with studio behind YouTube series ‘Speedrun,’ will run every Tuesday through August.

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Carl Jones and Brian Ash Skewer Hip-Hop and Kids’ Cartoons in ‘Sugar and Toys’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:12pm

Fuse TV’s new series, a late-night, live-action / animated parody from the ‘Black Dynamite’ and ‘The Boondocks’ producers, is a savagely funny social commentary mashup on hip-hop culture and Saturday morning cartoons.  

Korean Animation Headline News

Seoul Cartoon & Animation Week, Featuring SICAF, SPP and Si3, Kicks Off July 15

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 4:22pm

Seven days of animation-focused talks, screenings, workshops and exhibitions brings together artists and business professionals from around the world for one of Asia’s most important and innovative industry events. 

VFX production Headline News

DNEG Promotes Aaron Gilman to Vancouver Studio Head of Animation

High-profile creative hires Emile Ghorayeb, Keith Roberts and Spencer Cook join Gilman to bolster studio’s global expansion plans.

Awards Events

The 47th Annual Annie Awards Returns Saturday, January 25, 2020

Begins: January 25, 2020

ASIFA-Hollywood invites you to celebrate the best the industry has to offer at animation’s most prestigious and glamorous awards ceremony. 

Cartoons Headline News

WATCH: Brand New Looney Tunes Short, ‘Dynamite Dance,’ Premieres at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2:44pm

Warner Bros. Animation producing 1,000 minutes of cartoon animation featuring iconic favorites like Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig for a new season of broadcast, digital and mobile play.

Events Events

Spark Animation Festival Returns October 24 - 27

Begins: October 24, 2019

Spark CG hosts the 11th annual Spark Animation Festival in Vancouver, promising a window into the leading minds of GC and animation.

Animation Festival Events

Animateka International Animated Film Festival Runs December 2-8

Begins: December 2, 2019

Slovenia’s weeklong animation festival promises to deliver the best and latest productions from the Eastern and Central European film scene.

Business ANIMATIONWorld

Toonz Media Group Acquires Majority Stake in Telegael

Strategic venture will allow India-based Toonz to increase in-house IP development as well as European production for global distribution.

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Nickelodeon Releases Sneak Peek of ‘Blue’s Clues & You!’ Music Video

Remake of beloved kids’ show, debuting this coming November, will introduce groundbreaking interactive series to a new generation of preschoolers.

Animation Festival Events

The Melbourne International Animation Festival Returns July 13-21

Begins: July 13, 2019

The world’s biggest window into Australian animation is back in Melbourne, featuring talks, screenings, and international programs that showcase the full range of animation.

Licensing Events

NATPE Miami Marketplace and Conference January 21-23, 2020

Begins: January 21, 2020

The National Association of Television Program Executives invites you to join thousands of industry leaders and content professionals in Miami.

Awards Events

2019 Primetime Emmy Awards Coming September 22

Begins: September 22, 2019

The biggest night in television will air live (8-11pm ET / 5-8pm PT) at the Microsoft Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles.

Streaming Media Headline News

Ameba TV and Nelvana Sign SVOD Licensing Deal

Favorite shows like ‘Class Of Titans,’ ‘Di-Gata Defenders’ and ‘Redwall’ part of 59-title library that will begin streaming immediately on kids’ subscription-based platform.

Animation Tools Headline News

Reallusion Launches Cartoon Animator 4 2D Animation System

New system, formerly known as CrazyTalk Animator, provides fast and versatile tools to help novices and professionals easily and expertly design and animate.          

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