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Nickelodeon Pulls ‘Made by Maddie’ Over Reported ‘Hair Love’ Similarities

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 4, 2020 at 12:27pm

Move comes in response to controversy over claims that characters on Silvergate Media’s new animated kids’ series are strikingly like those in Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning short.

Animated Movie Headline News

Ado Ato Pictures Joins ‘ANOUSCHKA’ with Resonate Entertainment

Mixed reality XR experience will immerse audiences into the magical journey of Amara, a Black teenager in Amsterdam, a fictional story inspired by the Black Girl Magic ethos.

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HBO Max Greenlights Oscar-Winner Mathew A. Cherry’s ‘Young Love’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 11:21am

New 2D animated series, based on characters from director’s Academy Award-winning short, ‘Hair Love,’ to be produced in conjunction with Sony Pictures Animation.

WAKFU Headline News

Ankama Launches ‘WAKFU’ Season 4 Kickstarter Campaign

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10:37am

Led by series creator Tot, the French studio behind the famed anime-inspired series looks to crowdsourcing for production support to give fans new, expanded adventures they’ve been waiting for. 

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A Father and Daughter Bond Over Hairstyling in ‘Hair Love’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 7:03am

Matthew A. Cherry’s delightful and touching ode to a dad’s brave attempt at taming his daughter’s unruly hair shows that diverse stories can resonate with the “parent” and “kid” in all of us.

SVOD Headline News

‘Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina’ to Stream Exclusively on Amazon Prime

Two seasons of fan-favorite Kickstarter funded series have been ordered; story-driven and world building digital media brand also signs first-look deal with Amazon Studios to develop new projects.

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Brain Zoo Launches Kickstarter Campaign for ‘The Mueller Report: An Animated Series’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 5:49pm

Producers Erick Armelin and Mo Davoudian looking to develop 10-episode mini-series based on the controversial 448-page Special Counsel’s report on Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.

People Headline News

Butch Hartman Kickstarting Oaxis Online Platform

Creator of such hit Nick shows as ‘Fairly OddParents,’ ‘Danny Phantom,’ ‘T.U.F.F. Puppy’ and ‘Bunsen is a Beast’ will head service that caters to family programming of all types.

Short Films Headline News

Chaos Group Helps Power VFX-Driven Short ‘The Ningyo’

Filmmakers Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma spent three years making their crowdfunded indie short, which was realized with support from Chaos Group’s Partners in Art program.

ASOS Headline News

19th Annual ASOS: Crowdfunding Campaign to Bring Short Films to Theaters Now Underway!

Kickstarter campaign seeking to raise $100,000 to help bring high-quality animated shorts from around the world to theaters runs through July 13.

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Teaming with American Zoetrope to Create ‘Apocalypse Now’ Video Game

Framestore Ventures and American Zoetrope launch fundraising campaign for the creation of a psychological horror role-playing game based on the classic 1979 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

Haptic Animation Headline News

Haptic Animation Launches Non-Profit Amplifier Program

Seattle-based Haptic Animation Amplifier will include a historical timeline of Pacific Northwest animation and a database of every animated film ever made in the region, as well as touring short film theatrical programs.

Short Films Blogs

Creating a New Legacy for The Animation Show of Shows

The Animation Show of Shows -- dedicated to restoring, preserving and promoting exemplary animated short films with the world -- will be brought to the public for the first time with a new non-profit initiative.

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