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SPP 2019: Asian Animation Business Leaders Converge on Seoul

For almost 20 years, SPP, the annual cartoon and animation market known to many as the Seoul Promotion Plan, has been an invaluable and vital international conference and market focused on the buying and selling of animated content produced and distributed in Asia. Growing global

Ottawa Animation Festival Launches Pitch This! Competition

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), which runs September 25-29, has just announced this year’s Pitch This! Contest is open for submissions. A highlight of the festival’s industry forum, TAC, for over 15 years, Pitch This! provides two finalists the opportunity to pitch their new

Fresh Takes: Ujwal Nair’s Animated Treat ‘KPL’

To kick off AWN’s article series, Fresh Takes, a creative showcase focused on new voices and talent we’re lucky enough to happen upon in our travels – all sorts of interesting stuff that catches our eye and, we feel, is worth checking out – we’re

Famed Painter and Animator Suzan Pitt Dies at 75

Legendary artist, designer and animator Suzan Pitt, known worldwide for her trailblazing, surreal and avant-garde animated shorts, installations, paintings and hand-painted coats, has passed away from cancer at age 75. In an Instagram post made yesterday, her daughter-in-law, Laura Kraning, wrote, “We are so sorry

The Academy Announces Newly Elected Board of Governors

LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its newly elected 2019 – 2020 Board of Governors. They will assume their posts July 1. Newly elected to the Board: Ellen Kuras, Cinematographers Branch Ruth Elaine Carter, Costume Designers Branch Donna Gigliotti,

SIGGRAPH 2019 Announces Computer Animation Festival Winners

CHICAGO — SIGGRAPH 2019 has announced the award winners and lineup of 24 short films, breakdowns, scientific visualizations, advertisements, and more, set to appear in the Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater next month. Showcasing the latest in computer graphics, the one-night-only Electronic Theater event will

Nickelodeon Launches Intergalactic Shorts Program

Nickelodeon has just launched their Intergalactic Shorts Program, a worldwide search for new animation storytellers. New leadership at Nick Animation, and a newly installed team, is driving the talent search — the Intergalactic Shorts Program is designed to identify original, comedy-driven content and nurture the

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