Animation World Magazine, Issue 3.1, April 1998

Animation World News

Animation World News
April 1998

Business: Fox Films To Focus On Animated Fare, Hit Gets Hot For Production, Festivals Form Alliance, Alliance Allies With Toymakers.

People: Simpsons Voices Sound Off, Musical Chairs.

In Passing... Ray Seti.

Places: Nicktoons' New Studio Opens, Cal Science Center Gets Animated, Marvel Mania Opens.

Films: Pentafour Producing Motion-Capture Feature, Nicktoons Expands Feature Slate, Animated Fare At AFM.

Television: The 50 [Almost] Greatest Cartoons, Harvey Toons Join Fox Family.

Commercials: Spotlight on Pacific Data Images (PDI), Animationwerks, Warner Bros. Classic Animation, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Loose Moose, Passion Pictures, Rushes, AMPnyc, CHARLEX, Curious Pictures, Spin Productions and Viewpoint Studios.

Home Video: DIC Is Developing Direct-To-Video, and Mighty Kong, FernGully 2, Batman and Peter Pan Are Released.

Internet & Interactive: Quick Bytes.

Music: Rhino To Release More Animated Records.

Comics: Rugrats In The News.

Education: Richard Williams To Teach NYC Masterclasses, Spain Is Home To New Animation School, Are Schools Selling Out?

Call for Entries: Edinburgh.

Events: MIP, Stuttgart, Bra!ncamp, A Meeting Of The Minds.

Awards: BAFTA Nominees, The 1998 British Animation Awards, Imagina, Academy Honors College Films, Software Shone At Tech Oscars, Brussels Picks Cartoon D'Or Noms, Santa Clarita.

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