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‘F’ is for ‘Family,’ ‘Forgiving’ and ‘Effing Funny’

As the fifth and final season of Netflix’s expletive-laden animated comedy series ‘F Is for Family’ finally premieres, co-creator and showrunner Michael Price reflects on what it all means to him and the Murphys.

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Animated Short ‘On/Off’ and Frida Kahlo Take ‘Shape’ in Paint

Writer, director, and animator Nicolás P. Villarreal brings the famed artist to San Francisco via an outdoor mural to explore the ‘shapes’ of his vision; his seven-minute award-winning 2D animated film celebrates the structure and discipline needed to achieve our dreams.

The Best in CG Animation Headline News

‘Twenty Something’ Takes Best in Show at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival

‘Le Retour des Vagues’ and ‘Les larmes de la Seine’ each awarded Best Student Project in first-ever tie; ‘Only a Child,’ a visual poem created by over 20 animation directors, wins Jury Special award.

Animated TV Series Headline News

CN Drops ‘We Baby Bears’ Show Open Video

A spin-off of the popular ‘We Bare Bears,’ the all-new animated comedy features the lovable siblings as their baby selves, traveling in search of a home; the series premieres January 1 on Cartoon Network.

Enter Your Project Pitch Now Headline News

Call for Submissions: Mifa Pitches 2022

Selected pitch projects receive unique opportunities including meeting with and access to key players in the animation sector; submission deadline set for February 8, 2022; Annecy Festival runs June 13-18, with Mifa running June 14-17.

Music Videos Headline News

Guru Studio Drops ‘Big Blue’ First Look Music Video

Featuring a theme song produced by Grammy-winning music producer Timbaland and his Beatclub team, the all-new animated sci-fi comedy premieres on CBC Kids Canada December 4.

Anime ANIMATIONWorld

Mark Millar and Motonobu Hori Talk ‘Super Crooks’

The creator and director of Netflix’s first superhuman heist anime series discuss their comic-inspired show that follows a small-time, superpowered crook, Johnny Bolt, and what he hopes will be his biggest - and final - score.

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OnOff Studio Releases ‘Zako’ Teaser

The innovative animated film follows the story of Soviet Armenian painter Sargis Mangasaryan, who used his skills, drawing portraits of his captors, to survive a Nazi POW Camp; based on a graphic novel ‘Zako - Crude Fruit,’ the film is slated for release by 2025.

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Exclusive Premiere: ‘Nuevo Rico’ Explores Latinx Futurism

Kristian Mercado Figueroa’s multi-award-winning short boldly explores Puerto Rican identity in a new way, a defiant gesture of representation that looks at the island’s commercialization and colonial status.

Can You Remember the 60s? Headline News

‘Cryptozoo’s Legendary Cryptids Now Available on Blu-Ray and VOD

Dash Shaw’s visually stunning Sundance award-winning animated film follows the hallucinatory world of cryptozookeepers as they struggle to capture a legendary dream-eating baku.  

Who Climbed Everest First? ANIMATIONWorld

Capturing Everest’s Compelling Beauty and Danger in ‘The Summit of the Gods’

Patrick Imbert and Jean-Charles Ostorero’s breathtaking 2D animated feature deftly wraps a historical mystery inside a recluse’s obsessive need to climb the most treacherous mountain on Earth; film releases today in theaters, and hits Netflix November 30.

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‘Far From the Tree’: A Harried Raccoon Confronts the Challenges of Parenting

Writer/director Natalie Nourigat and producer Ruth Strother talk about their all-new animated short screening with Disney’s animated musical, ‘Encanto,’ which opens today in theaters.

Home for the Holidays! Headline News

PBS KIDS Announces Animated Holiday Line-Up

Celebrate December with new specials and fan-favorite classics; ‘Alma’s Way’ helps viewers celebrate Nochebuena and Three Kings Day; ‘Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas’ reveals the true holiday spirit; and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ returns with a special presentation on December 19.

Home for the Holidays! Headline News

Celebrate with Disney Channel and Disney Junior’s Holiday Line-Up

Beginning November 27, catch five new festive episodes from popular animated series including ‘Muppet Babies,’ ‘The Ghost and Molly McGee,’ ‘Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends,’ and a new Mickey Mouse holiday special.

It’s Anime-zing Headline News

Crunchyroll Announces New Anime Slate at Anime NYC

Highly anticipated ‘Spy X Family’ series, based on the manga of the same name, will hit the streamer in 2022; other new series include ‘Aoashi,’ and ‘A Couple of Cuckoos.’

Anime Headline News

Toei Drops Teaser for ‘One Piece Film: Red’ Feature

New animated film, created and produced by Eiichiro Oda, features a mysterious character, Red, who wears a headset microphone and sings to the sky; Japanese release set for August 6, 2022 with, with other regional debuts to follow.

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Exclusive Clip: ‘The Great North – The Beef Hunt’

In the all-new episode airing November 21 on FOX, the Tobin kids and Honeybee take part in an old family tradition called ‘The Beef Hunt,’ while Beef wrestles with his greatest fear.

A Space Alien Holiday Celebration! Headline News

Hulu Drops ‘Solar Opposites’ ‘WTF is Christmas?’ Teaser and Images

The Solars don’t understand the holidays, but that won’t stop them from trying! The Hulu Original Special Premiere: ‘A Very Solar Holiday Opposites Special’ streams November 22.

Hand-Crafted Animation Headline News

Baobab Studios Releases Trailer and Images for Erick Oh’s ‘NAMOO’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:13am

The Oscar-nominated director’s new animated short, a narrative poem inspired by the passing of his grandfather, follows the beautiful and heartbreaking moments of a man’s life; special presentations and screenings, with Baobab founders and Oh, are set for November 18-20 at the CTN Animation eXpo, in-person and online.

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Turkish Animated Series ‘Limon and Oli’ Snags News Media Deals

Based on Salih Memecan’s daily comic strip that has run in Turkish newspapers since 1991, the popular show is now available on Türk Telekom Tivibu and Vodafone TV.

Technology Headline News

K-POP Meets the Metaverse in aespa’s ‘Savage’ Music Video

Giantstep creates 3D animated characters with photogrammetry, real-time rendering, and motion capture for group’s first mini album, which surpassed 100 million views in 17 days.

A New Kind of Monkey Business Headline News

Hulu Releases ‘Marvel’s Hit-Monkey’ Official Trailer

Premiering November 17, the Hulu Original series features a Japanese snow monkey who joins forces with the ghost of an American assassin, voiced by Jason Sudeikis; together, they embark on a mission of vengeance against the Yakuza. 

Adult Animation Headline News

Katie Rich Talks Writing Raunchy, but Real Women in ‘Chicago Party Aunt’

For the former ‘SNL’ writer and only woman among six executive producers on the new Netflix adult animated comedy, crass and rowdy humor must be much more than just a male voice coming out of a female character.

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