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Livestream Event: Disney Legend Don Iwerks Discusses New Ub Iwerks Book December 11

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 3:08pm

Presented by D23, the free livestream from Walt Disney Imagineering’s Glendate campus includes panel led by Leonard Maltin, with Bob Weis, Linda Folsom and Leslie Iwerks.

Events Headline News

Call for Submissions: Animation Production Days 2020

Deadline for entries to the 14th APD co-production and financing platform event is February 20, 2020.

People Headline News

Animation Guild’s Annual Holiday Market Set for December 6

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 4:53pm

Spectacular crafts, jewelry and treats from some of the industry’s most talented artists on sale tomorrow from 6 – 9 p.m.; holiday gift guide now available in latest Keyframe Magazine issue.

Festivals Headline News

LAAF Coming December 7-8

The Los Angeles Animation Festival, which includes 10 hours of shorts competition, runs this Saturday and Sunday at the Mayflower Club in North Hollywood; this year's honoree is noted historian Jerry Beck.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Genndy Tartakovsky’s ‘Primal’ L.A. Screening, Q&A and Reception December 4

Come enjoy the ‘Samurai Jack’ creator’s new animated feature about an unlikely friendship between a caveman and a dinosaur that becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world.

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‘MIND THE WALL!’ Animated Shorts Program in New York December 2

Come take a peek through the wall with a screening of animated short films from Central and Eastern Europe reflecting on the year 1989 - the end of an era. 

Voice Acting Headline News

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ Takes Home Two Top VoiceArts Awards

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 7:22am

F. Murray Abraham awarded Best Voiceover – Best Animation Character, while the film’s all-star cast, led by Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera, awarded Outstanding Voiceover for a cast/ensemble, at the 6th annual Society of Voice Arts & Sciences event.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Genndy Tartakovsky’s ‘Primal’ L.A. Screening, Q&A and Reception

Come enjoy the ‘Samurai Jack’ creator’s new animated feature about an unlikely friendship between a caveman and a dinosaur that becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world.

Technology Headline News

Adobe Shares Innovative ‘Sneak Peeks’ at Adobe Max

Highly anticipated event for onsite attendees offered an exclusive look at the newest company research initiatives.

Awards Headline News

Roland Emmerich to Receive 2019 VES Visionary Award

Noted ‘Independence Day’ director-producer joins previous visionaries Jonathan Nolan, Victoria Alonso, Syd Mead, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón, Ang Lee and Christopher Nolan as recipient of prestigious Visual Effects Society award.

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Sam Gainsborough’s ‘Facing It’ Takes Home 2019 VIEW Award

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:14pm

Francesco Filippi’s ‘Red Hands’ wins the Italianmix for best short; ‘Trois Francs, Six Sous,’ and ‘Blieschow’ also take top honors.

VR Headline News

New Disney VR Short ‘Myth: A Frozen Tale’ Debuts Tonight at ‘Frozen 2’ World Premiere

Immersive cinematic exploration of the ‘Frozen 2’ world, from ‘Cycles’ director Jeff Gipson, weaves music and visuals together to take viewers on a magical Arendelle forest experience. 

call for entries Events

Call For Entries: Festival of Cinema NYC

Begins: August 7, 2020

Sponsored by Regal Entertainment, the festival is currently seeking films of all lengths and genres - including animation! Save 10% off your submission fee when you use code AWNFCNYC on FilmFreeway.com.

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League of Legends Warrior Akali Delights Fans with ‘Live’ AR Appearance

With support from Cubic Motion’s Persona, Riot Games’ real-time animated ‘Rogue Assassin’ performs and answers questions at Pro League Regional Finals in Shanghai.

Special Screenings Headline News

LAIKA Hosting Free Day-Long Retrospective October 27 at LA’s Landmark

Special event features screenings of their complete film library, Q & A’s, exhibition of puppets and dioramas.

VIEW Conference 2019 Blogs

VIEW Conference 2019: Celebrating the Best in Animation, VFX and Visual Storytelling

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:07pm

Grab your notepad and fashionable wool scarf; a packed roster of talent led by Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois and Rob Legato will rub elbows and share insights at the digital media conference and symposium set for October 21-25 in Turin, Italy. 

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