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NFB Headline News

Seven NFB Films to Screen at 17th Annual Sommets du Cinéma D’animation

Oscar-winners Snowden and Fine’s hilarious ‘Animal Behaviour’ and pinscreen gem ‘Embraced’ lead National Film Board’s impressive festival roster.   

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First Four CalArts Animated Shorts for UN’s HeForShe Initiative Debut Online

Three weekly releases of student films showcase power of animation in global fight to end gender inequality and sexual harassment.

Awards Headline News

‘KUAP’ and ‘Polska Warrior’ Take Honors at 2018 Cinekid Festival

Animated short films by Nils Hedinger and Camiel Schouwenaar among winners at Amsterdam’s annual awards for best youth and children’s films.

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‘Changyou’s Journey’: Perry Chen’s Tribute to a Dad’s Determination

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5:17pm

Starting an animated short film at age 12 forced a young director to face his grief while continuing to learn from a father who’d passed away far too soon. 

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Animation Nights New York Celebrates Third Annual ‘Best of the Fest’

By Joe Strike | Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 12:03pm

AWN’s resident Miscweant shares his conference report on the cutting-edge XR Showcase and presentation by indie legend Bill Plympton.

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Whoopi Goldberg and Alison Pill Join Nelvana’s ‘The Most Magnificent Thing’

Animated short, directed by Arna Selznick and based on Ashley Spire’s best-selling picture book, is set for film festival debut in early 2019. 

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Claymation Pioneer Will Vinton Dies at 70

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:45am

Famed Oscar and Emmy-winning director, who created memorable California Raisins characters before being dismissed from studio that bore his name, passes away after long battle with multiple myeloma.

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The Studio and Spoken Word Duo Kinetic Affect Release ‘A Simple Question’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 28, 2018 at 12:37pm

Six-minute animated short honors Charlottesville’s one-year anniversary by examining the complex issues surrounding ‘Do Black Lives Matter?’ 

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ANNY Best of Fest 2018 Coming to NYC Seaport District October 6-7

Third annual Animation Nights New York conference offers animation screenings of top films, VR workshop presentations, industry panels and networking events.  

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‘Cycles’: Disney Delivers an Emotional and Immersive Family History

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:39pm

In Disney Animation’s first VR short film, lighting artist-turned-director Jeff Gipson offers a unique, intimate glimpse into 50 years of a single family's life within their home.

Awards Headline News

‘Lost & Found’ and ‘Where’s PADO!’ Take Top Honors at Seoul’s SPP

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 27, 2018 at 2:00pm

Seven animation and web cartoon projects are awarded for global market potential at 18th annual cartoon and animation conference and market.  

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