Martin Luther King Jr. Day episode features King’s granddaughter discussing her goals to continue her grandfather’s legacy; new monthly vignettes featuring inspirational stories from real-life kids to be released throughout the year.
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Premiering today on Netflix, Timothy Ware-Hill and Arnon Manor’s powerful new spoken-word animated short harkens back to simpler days when hands up was for blocking shots on the court, not in the streets.
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Animation executives Dawn Yamazi and Deb Stone are publishing a collection of themed works from animation, illustration, and fine artists designed to support and inspire a narrative through art.
Women in Animation continues to expand its annual grants program with new and returning partners for 2021 that will help provide deserving college student with educational workshops, animation software, and cash awards.
Studios’ 2020-2021 youth robotics collaboration, FIRST Game Changers, powered by ‘Star Wars: Force for Change,’ helps expand STEM learning for students around the world.
The actor known as Azerzz to his 6.2 million YouTube followers lands his dream role voicing the hit animated series character behind the impression he’s been perfecting for years.
Intensive multi-day workshop is designed to offer new opportunities for Native American writers, filmmakers and artists interested in breaking into animation; early entry deadline is October 9.
Actor and comedian also joins the writers' room for Season 5; move comes two months after show creators apologized for casting white actors in roles for people of color with promise to make changes and be more responsible moving forward.
Series creators Jim Fortier and Dave Willis announce the move on Twitter in response to longtime cast member’s comments about legendary singer and actress Dolly Parton and Black Lives Matter.
Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival hosts discussion of ground-breaking 18-year-old Disney Channel series.
Thought-provoking, smartly designed YouTube series tackles key social justice issues America is facing, confronting some unpleasant truths while calling us all to action.
‘Umbrella Academy’ actress joins Loren Bouchard’s Apple TV series one month after he pledged to find a Black or biracial actress to play the character amid a continuing reckoning over representation in the industry.
Program encourages submissions from UK-based LGBTIQ+ filmmakers working with storytellers/filmmakers from the African continent and Middle East.
New 2D animated series, based on Hamish Steele’s spooky graphic novels, will premiere globally on Netflix in 2021.
Short Film and Feature Animation branch looks to add 81 new members; 48 proposed for the Visual Effects branch.
Moves come on the heels of ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ creators’ decision to recast biracial characters with Black or biracial actors.
Creators of both animated comedies apologize for casting white actors in roles for people of color, promising to make changes and be more responsible on such issues moving forward.
For Pride Month, Nickelodeon tweeted a picture featuring SpongeBob SquarePants, leading to speculation about the hit animated sea-dweller’s long-rumored sexuality.
Running June 19-22, auction adds original artwork from numerous noteworthy artists; all proceeds to benefit Equal Justice Initiative.
Day-long video conference, ‘Confinement Votre,’ will focus on what women in the industry across Europe have learned and created during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Melissa Taylor, Siobhan Bentley and Tamara Boutcher will oversee feature animation and VFX services in London and Montreal studios.