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WATCH: Netflix Drops First Official Trailer and Images for Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 7, 2019 at 8:53am

With release of his long-awaited animated feature only a month away, renown director and ‘Despicable Me’ co-creators tells AWN, ‘The wait is almost over!’

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DreamWorks’ ‘Marooned’ to Debut with ‘Abominable’ in Select LA and NY Theatres

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 2:41pm

Andrew Erekson’s CG-animated short, the latest release from the studio’s Shorts Program, takes a stylized look at the not too distant future. 

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Women in Animation Summit Set for July 29 at SIGGRAPH 2019

Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.

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‘Girl in the Hallway,’ ‘Mémorable’ and ‘Daughter’ Win Annecy Special Prizes

14 regional, sponsored and junior jury awards were handed out Friday evening for a number of exemplary animated shorts and feature films.  

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‘I Lost My Body,’ ‘Mémorable’ and ‘Daughter’ Win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2019

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:01pm

Films by Jérémy Clapin, Bruno Collet and Daria Kashcheeva take top honors among 20 works awarded prizes at 43rd festival edition.

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Disney Premieres 3 New Experimental Animated Shorts at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 14, 2019 at 7:15am

Festival presentation spotlights Short Circuit program’s ‘Just A Thought,’ ’Exchange Student,’ and ‘Jing Hua’ along with special inside look at ‘Frozen 2,’ the highly anticipated upcoming ‘Frozen’ sequel. 

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New Images Revealed for Netflix’s ‘Klaus’ and ‘The Willoughbys’ Animated Features

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:02pm

Detailed work in progress presentations of highly anticipated Sergio Pablos and Kris Pearn film projects wow Annecy 2019 festival crowds.

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Sony Pictures Animation Reveals Bold, Expanded Production Slate at Annecy 2019

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 9:04am

Two Genndy Tartakovsky films, including ‘Fixed,’ the studio’s first R-Rated film, plus a new ‘Boondocks’ TV series and anthology based on Anthony Bourdain graphic novel, among new projects just announced. 

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USC Annenberg Releases Groundbreaking Animation Industry Gender Study

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 10, 2019 at 6:26am

‘Inclusion Initiative’ study results, presented at 3rd Annual Women in Animation World Summit in Annecy, reveal some positive industry gains, but mostly areas of startling gender inequality and bias.

Annecy 2019 Headline News

Mifa Announces Big Expansion and Special Slate of Events

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 2:07pm

Upcoming market during Annecy is set to break all previous attendance and size records with over 700 exhibitors inside a bigger exhibition platform, VR area, Buyer’s Club and new conference room.  

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First Look: DreamWorks Animation’s Newest Short, ‘Marooned’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1:22pm

Andy Erekson’s stylized look at a grumpy robot, C-0R13, set in the not too distant future, will debut next month during the studio’s expansive set of sneak peeks and work-in-progress presentations during the Annecy Animation Festival. 

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Speakers Announced for Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:13am

Program lineup and initial list of presenters for third annual symposium, taking place June 10, highlight important focus on “Belonging” and critical topics affecting women working in the animation industry.

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Disney Returns to Annecy with World Premiere of 3 New Shorts, ‘Frozen 2’ Presentation

Studio to debut Short Circuit experimental program’s ‘Just A Thought,’ ’Exchange Student,’ and ‘Jing Hua’ along with special inside look at highly anticipated upcoming ‘Frozen’ sequel. 

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Nine VR Works Selected to Compete at Annecy 2019

Organizers of the 43rd annual animation festival have announced their competitive virtual reality lineup chosen from 90 projects submitted from 30 countries.

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DreamWorks Animation to Present ‘Abominable’ Feature & More at Annecy 2019

Feature programming includes an extended preview of ‘Abominable’ and world premiere of the short film ‘Marooned’; TV studio focus to offer first look of ‘Fast & Furious’ animated series and new footage from ‘She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.’

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Annecy Festival Unveils Graduation, TV and Commissioned Film Selections for 2019 Edition

Forty-eight projects selected for the Graduation Films Competition, with an additional 24 projects selected for the TV Films category; 35 projects will compete in the Commissioned Films category.

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Warner Bros. Animation to Debut ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons’ at Annecy 2019

Classic Warner Bros. Animation characters return in new artist-driven shorts during the Opening Ceremony at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June 2019.

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