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Vikings and Dragons Oh My! Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of The Sky’ Season 4

AWN readers get a sneak peek at the final season of DreamWorks Animation’s original CG animated series about Viking twins Dak and Leyla and their exciting adventures; new episodes debut today on Peacock.

Know Your Scales Headline News

‘Lyle, Lye Crocodile’ Original Track ‘Heartbeat’ to Release Ahead of Film

The voice of the singing croc himself, Shawn Mendes, took to Instagram to tease his all-original song – which drops September 30 - from the upcoming film, which hits theaters October 7.

Today We Go Home Headline News

Exclusive: Sneak Peek of ‘Wolfboy and the Everything Factory’ Season 2

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7:00am

Nyx (Juno Temple from ‘Ted Lasso’) rallies the disarrays against Sprytes in a clip from the new season, which promises more whimsy with the wild, weird, and wonderfully epic adventures of Wolfboy, an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm at the center of the earth; the 2D animated series returns to Apple TV+ with all new episodes September 30.

Suit Up! Headline News

‘Iron Man’ Game in Development at Marvel Games and Motive Studio

Electronic Arts’ long-rumored, untitled project, a single-player, third-person, action-adventure video game, will feature an original narrative that broaches Iron Man’s history while channeling the complexity, charisma, and creative genius of Tony Stark.

Flame On Headline News

Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer to Pen ‘Fantastic Four’ Script

The ‘Bert and Arnie’s Guide to Friendship’ writers have outlined how the ‘Fantastic’ team will fit within the complicated MCU chronology, although no further casting or plot details are known.

Business Headline News

HIDIVE to Stream ‘Bibliophile Princess’ Exclusively this Fall

The historical drama anime series tells the story of book-loving Lady Eliana Bernstein and her ruse-to-romance relationship with Crown Prince Christopher.

Business Headline News

ZAG Launches ZAG Stream Content Division with ‘Fairyon’ Fairytale Superhero Series

Studio behind ‘Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’ creates separate group to drive the company’s direct to streaming business.  

Destination Torino! Headline News

VIEW Conference 2022 Reveals In-Person Recruitment Fair

Representatives from industry-leading companies such as ILM, Framestore, Trixter, Rotomaker, Technicolor Creative Studios and Escape Studios will be on-hand to review portfolios and meet potential hires; event runs October 16-21 in Torino, Italy.

Lookin’ Good Headline News

Netflix Drops Trailer for ‘Lookism’ Anime Adaptation

Based on the popular Korean webcomic of the same name, the series features Park Hyeong-seok, an overweight high school student who wakes up one day with a new ‘attractive’ body.

It’s Simply Unreal Headline News

Exclusive: ‘RIFT,’ Created Entirely in Unreal Engine, to Debut at SPARK ANIMATION Festival

Watch the trailer for HaZ Dulull’s new animated feature film, produced with support from an Epic MegaGrant, which follows a young boy held captive who can tap into multi-dimensions across space and time; the festival runs October 27-30 - the career fair set for November 12.

Technology Headline News

Wacom Launches the Cintiq Pro 27 Pen Display

Developed in concert with the art and design community, the new display boasts performance improvements, standard multi-touch, faster refresh rates, vivid and accurate color, and added customizable options.

Another Cartoon Saloon Gem Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘My Father’s Dragon’ Trailer

Inspired by Ruth Stiles Gannett’s Newbery-honored children’s book and directed by Academy Award nominated Nora Twomey, the film tells the tale of a young boy’s adventures of discovery - ferocious beasts, a mysterious island, and the friendship of a lifetime – coming to the streamer in November.

Ripping Fast Workstations Headline News

BOXX APPEXX A3 Workstations Now Feature AMD Ryzen 7000 CPUs

New series processors allow for simultaneous multitasking without sacrificing efficiency on an array of applications for 3D modeling, rendering, simulations, and VR.

Stop Motion at the Academy Headline News

The Academy Museum Celebrates LAIKA Throughout October

‘The Magical Films of LAIKA’ program features remastered versions of the studio’s award-winning animated films that will be screened as part of the museum’s Family Matinees series.

Getting Raucous in Wollongong Headline News

Adult Swim Sets ‘YOLO: Silver Destiny’ Debut

Australia’s rowdy party girls are back looking for fun times, new experiences, positive vibes, and hot guys in the bizarre town of Wollongong; created by ‘Smiling Friends’ Michael Cusack, ‘YOLO’ Season 2 is coming in January 2023.

Business Headline News

Technicolor Creative Studios Public Spin-Off Now Official

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 6:59am

Previous division of Technicolor SA is now an independent, publicly traded company under TCHCS on Euronext Paris, while Technicolor, comprised of the Connected Home and Vantiva Supply Chain Services divisions, will remain listed on Euronext Paris under its new name of Vantiva.

Animation Festivals Headline News

Manchester Animation Festival Announces 2022 Program

The event returns in-person in Manchester this November with screenings, panels, workshops, masterclasses, and studio talks across citywide venues.

Now We’re In the Know! Headline News

Mike Judge and Zach Woods Reunite for ‘In the Know’ at Peacock

The ‘Silicon Valley’ co-creator and star will collaborate once again, this time both as creators and voice actors, on the upcoming adult animated show that just received a straight-to-series order from the streamer.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 179: Stop-Motion and CG Animator Justin Rasch

The artist shares how he got his start in stop-motion and CG, worked his way up in the animation world, and is now making a name for himself on social media.

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