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  • Studio Aka And Eamonn O’Neill Help Childline Combat Online Bullying

    Studio Aka And Eamonn O’Neill Help Childline Combat Online Bullying

    Studio AKA director Eamonn O’Neill has directed another captivating spot for the NSPCC commissioned by LOVERS, following on from the success of ‘Sally’s Story’ in 2013.
    This time, the NSPCC were looking for a way to offer individuals some practical …

  • Lightbox: “Regular Show” Creator J.G. Quintel

    Lightbox: “Regular Show” Creator J.G. Quintel

    In the latest episode of our video series Lightbox, J.G. Quintel speaks with Skwigly at the 2014 Annecy International Animation Festival about creating Regular Show with Cartoon Network, his comedic influences, developing the spinoff game Mordecai and Rigby In 8-Bit …

  • Luc Chamberland on “Seth’s Dominion”

    Luc Chamberland on “Seth’s Dominion”

    Filmmaker Luc Chamberland’s wealth of industry experience spans shorts, feature films and, more recently, animated documentaries. His first short Mr. Rivet, produced with the Animation Workshop, was a festival success in 2004 and, following 2011’s Saga City (an NFB-produced short …

  • Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘The Simpsons’ opening

    Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘The Simpsons’ opening

    The twenty-sixth season of The Simpsons kicked off last night on one of their strongest notes in recent memory, with a typically off-kilter ‘couch gag’ from Don Hertzfeldt (perhaps best known as the director of 2001: A Space Odyssey and …

  • ‘The Missing Scarf’ Premieres Online Today

    ‘The Missing Scarf’ Premieres Online Today

    ‘The Missing Scarf‘ experienced a roller-coaster year, clocking up 16 international awards including wins at the San Francisco Film Festival, Savannah Film Festival, Valladolid Film Festival, and many others. The film also landed a nomination for the upcoming European Film …

  • “Christmas Log” wins Cartoon D’Or 2014

    “Christmas Log” wins Cartoon D’Or 2014

    The winner for this year’s Cartoon d’Or, the award for the best European animated short film, was announced yesterday. Of the five nominees, the Belgian/French production The Christmas Log (La bûche de Noël) by Stéphane Aubier & Vincent Patar (an …

  • Encounters 20/20: Part Three

    Encounters 20/20: Part Three

    This year at Encounters was not only my first time at this event, but also my first ever festival. As a wide-eyed animation student, I found the Watershed and made my way to the screening rooms but no one told …

  • ‘Planets: The Greatest Show in the Universe’ – Blue Zoo Pitch At Cartoon Forum

    ‘Planets: The Greatest Show in the Universe’ – Blue Zoo Pitch At Cartoon Forum

    If you’ve been following our coverage of this year’s Cartoon Forum, you will already be aware that Blue Zoo are pitching one of nine TV projects at this year’s event – Planets: The Greatest Show in the Universe – a …

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