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Anima2021 Submissions Deadline Coming May 30

Submissions now being accepted for the 2021 Córdoba International Animation Festival, running October 6-8; held every two years since 2001, the festival promotes and celebrates the artistic and technological aspects of the art form, and is the main animation event in Argentina.

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VFXRIO Live Kicks Off March 21

Free digital event opens with ‘Digital Humans’ keynote by Pinscreen founder Hao Li, a leader in deepfake art and technology, who will discuss the evolution of virtual living triggered by the global pandemic.

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redknot Greenlights ‘Super Wish’ 2D Series

Production company’s new animated kids’ show follows a birthday boy and his friends in a magical dimension of birthday wishes; show is created by Nelvana’s Vanessa Esteves and Emmy Award-winning Adrian Thatcher.

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VFXRIO Presents Pixar Co-Founder Alvy Ray Smith February 7

To celebrate the special free upcoming online presentation VFX Rio launched an original video created by director Matteo Moriconi and XCave Studios founder Rodrigo Hurtado.

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Brazil’s Loading Signs Crunchyroll Anime Content TV Deal

More than 50 titles, including Crunchyroll Originals such as ‘The God of High School’ and ‘Tower of God,’ will air in primetime on free linear television network.

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Santiago-Based Believe Signs with BLAH! blah? (Blah…)

Move by Latin American animation studio, along with recent Saarinen & Pico and Sharon & Perry representation signings, boosts its presence in US commercial market.

Anime Headline News

‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ Coming Exclusively to Crunchyroll This Fall

‘The God of High School’ director Sunghoo Park leads the production of new series based on Gege Akutami’s manga published by Shueisha in Japan and VIZ Media in the U.S. 

Animation Festivals Headline News

Nominees Announced for Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards

Finalists will be announced on February 18 at Casa de América de Madrid; winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on April 18 in Tenerife.

SVOD Headline News

‘Trivia Crack’ Game Creators Launch ‘Triviatopia’ Animated Series

Based on social game developer Etermax’s hugely successful trivia game family, new show’s first four episodes are now available on YouTube and YouTube Kids. 

Commercials Headline News

Final Frontier and Acer Blast Off with Intergalactic Battle Epic

Shanghai-based production company delivers VFX-driven spot featuring swordplay, lava monsters and plenty of mayhem to promote computer maker’s Predator line of gaming hardware.

Quirino Awards Headline News

‘Virus Tropical’ Awarded Best Feature at Second Annual Quirino Awards

‘Jorel’s Brother – Be Broccoli!’ wins best series; ‘Guaxuma’ wins best short film at the second edition of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards.

Quirino Awards Headline News

20 Countries to Gather for Second Annual Quirino Awards Co-Production Forum

Running April 5 & 6 in the island of Tenerife, second edition of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards Co-Production Forum will gather animation industry professionals from 20 territories.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Tito and the Birds’ Flies to Blu-ray, DVD & Digital April 23

From Shout! Studios, home entertainment release of the Annie Award-nominated Brazilian animated feature includes an interview with filmmakers Gustavo Steinberg and Gabriel Bitar.

Awards Headline News

Finalists Revealed for 2nd Annual Quirino Awards

25 animation projects from seven countries will vie for honors in nine categories at the April 6 ceremony, being held on the island of Tenerife, Spain.  

Netflix Headline News

Juan Antin’s ‘Pachamama’ To Debut on Netflix This June

César Award-nominated animated feature produced by Didier Brunner to play in opening spotlight at 2019 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

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Brazil’s ‘Tito and the Birds’ Takes Flight in North America

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 28, 2019 at 7:02pm

Director Gustavo Steinberg and producer Daniel Greco tackle adult themes of political fear and media distortion in their critically acclaimed independent animated feature aimed at young audiences.

Nat Geo Kids Headline News

FIRST LOOK: Nat Geo Kids LatAm Reveals First Image From ‘Pilar’

Based on the books by Brazilian author Flávia Lins e Silva, 2D-animated series produced by Mono Studios launches across all Nat Geo Kids platforms in Latin America in 2020.

Brazil Headline News

Shout! Sets U.S. Theatrical Dates for ‘Tito and the Birds’

Award-winning animated feature opens in New York City January 25, with theatrical openings in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia and Arizona to follow on February 1.

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Spain’s Quirino Awards Issues 2019 Call for Entries

Deadline for submissions to second annual event recognizing Ibero-American animation is December 8; award ceremony to be held April 6, 2019 on the island of Tenerife.

Commercials Headline News

Jaime Álvarez Sobreviela, aka Mr Kat, Signs with Final Frontier in Asia

Peru-based artist, character designer and IP creator best known for creating ‘Mr Kat and Friends’ the latest addition to Shanghai studio’s animation and design roster in Asia.

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