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Dean DeBlois Talks the Care and Feeding of Flying Reptiles

The writer-director of DreamWorks Animation’s Oscar-nominated ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ reflects on his long and loving journey creating the epic animated trilogy.

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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.

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Magic Light Pictures’ ‘Zog’ Launches Today on Amazon Prime

Latest animated short from the studio behind Oscar-nominated ‘The Gruffalo,’ ‘Room on the Broom,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Chico & Rita’ is now available to stream or download.

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Mark Simon Releases New Book ‘Start at the Top – Stories to Help You Succeed’

Author, cartoonist and story artist on productions including ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Woody Woodpecker’ shares dozens of lessons learned from a 30-year career filled with both successes and failures.

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Every Wallaby Has His Day: Rocko Returns in ‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:52pm

Debuting today on Netflix, Joe Murray’s animated special introduces a new generation to his zany 1993 Nicktoon series’ O-Town characters, who return home after 20 years in space. 

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Escape Studios Announces New MA Program in Storyboarding and Previs

Industry’s first such master’s degree course, developed with mentors Blue Zoo and The Third Floor, is set to launch this coming November.

Animated Feature Films ANIMATIONWorld

God and Alien Invaders Collide in ‘The Laws of the Universe-Part I’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 5:05pm

Isamu Imakake’s sci-fi anime sequel to ‘The Laws of the Universe-Part 0’ reverses history in a tale of an ancient Earth civilization and its battle with space reptiles.

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Travis Knight Takes Flight with ‘Bumblebee’ -- Part 2

In the second part of AWN’s two-part interview, the director of Paramount’s new ‘Transformers’ sci-fi action adventure discusses the magic behind a compelling and emotional digital character performance. 

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Travis Knight Takes Flight with ‘Bumblebee’ -- Part 1

In the first part of AWN’s two-part interview, the director of Paramount’s new ‘Transformers’ sci-fi action adventure shares how love, empathy and connecting with others lies at the heart of his new film.

Awards Headline News

‘The Breadwinner’ and ‘The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe’ Take Home Emile Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 10, 2018 at 4:48pm

Director Nora Twomey and co-directors Christian Bøving-Andersen and Eva Lee Wallberg among animation artists honored at second annual ceremony in Lille, France.  

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Nominees Announced for 2018 Emile Awards

‘Another Day of Life,’ ‘Captain Morten and the Spider Queen,’ ‘Funan,’ ‘Teheran Tabu’ and ‘The Breadwinner’ receive Emile Award nominations for best direction in a feature film.

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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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Bringing Cartoons Back for ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 13, 2018 at 6:34pm

A longtime collaborator with director Genndy Tartakovsky, production designer Scott Wills helps bring a 2D sensibility to CG production in Sony’s latest animated comedy feature.

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WATCH: Sony Pictures Animation’s Shannon Tindle Talks Directing Challenges at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:30pm

The creator of ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ teases his new animated feature film at SPA, shares his insights on the difficulties of the creative process, and gives advice for young artists looking for a career in the industry. 

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