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Watch This: Fantastic 'Tie Fighter' Star Wars Fan-made Animation
Lucasfilm the company behind Star Wars has always had a refreshing attitude to fan-made content. Unlike many other media companies, they actually encourage their more creative fans to produce films and other art based on the universe that they love. So far ...
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Tomm Moore to Recieve The Murakami Award at the Irish Animation Awards.
The first Irish Animation Awards doesn't have a feature category, because they simply don't have enough nominees. Yet it would seem absurd to let the event pass without honouring the achievement of Cartoon Saloon's Tomm Moore , director of the Oscar nominat...
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Studio Ghibli's 'When Marnie Was There' Arrives in US Cinemas This May
When Marnie Was There is Studio Ghibli' s most recent film-and potentially (sob) their last . Released in Japan last Summer, we've previously reported that the ever-reliable GKIDS had acquired the film for North America. Now we've finally got a firm relea...
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New UK Trailer For 'The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya'
The Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature was only one of the many honours that have been heaped upon Isao Takahata's The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya. The long-awaited film is the latest (and possibly last) from Studio Ghibli's second best-known direct...
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Disney Does It Again: 'Big Hero 6' and 'Feast' Triumph at the Oscars
Let's face it- this year's Animated Feature awards race has been much more fun than last year's. In 2014 Frozen was expected to win every gong going- and win it did. This year however has been a different story, with a particularly strong field of contender...
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Fan-Made Pixel-Art 'The Simpsons' Intro to Introduce The Show On TV For Real.
It's the kind of stuff dreams are made of. But this is real life, and a pair of independent animators are about to get their tribute aired on the U.S.'s longest-running animated sitcom. The brilliant short, which recreates the show's iconic intro in a retro...
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Outcast Hero: The Making Of An Independent Animated Feature
Gemma Bright is a very talented independent an imator wh o has been working on the feature Ou tcast Her o since 2006. She has very genero usly agr eed to share her experiences working on the project with our readers! OUTCAST
HERO : MY EXPERIENCES By Gemma B...
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Space Dandy: Season 1 (2014)
Space Dandy was always destined to catch the attention of western anime fans. Seeing Shinichiro Watanabe return to space for the first time since Cowboy Bebop , and premièring on Adult Swim's Toonami block in the US before even airing in Japan, it seemed to...
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10 Animated TV Series Based On Movies
There's a long history of turning popular movies into TV series. When the films in question are particularly popular with kids, there has often been attempts to turn them into animated series. This was particularly prevalent in the 80s and 90s when it seeme...
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Investigating The History Of The 'Best Animated Feature' Oscar
So, we finally know the result of this year's Best Animated Feature category at the Oscars . After months of speculation it was Disney's Big Hero 6 that took home the big prize. This year's award has been pretty controversial in the wider film community, ma...
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The Celtic Tiger : Inside Ireland's New Animation Boom
When you think or major animation producing nations, you'll think of the United States, Japan and maybe the U.K. Ireland isn't exactly the first country that leaps to mind. That could be set to change soon as the small country has really begun to punch abov...
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Spongebob's Success Proves You Don't Need A-Listers To Sell Animation
The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water opened in America to a mammoth  $56 million opening weekend. It's pretty surprising that the second movie spin-off of a series that started 16 years ago can still generate such interest. But it also proves something ...
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Chris writes about movies, games, TV and other stuff you love, and has written for places including MyM magazine, Rant Gaming, KillStreakMedia and Anime UK News. He particularly specialises in the field of animation and spends far too much time watching cartoons for a grown up. He regrets nothing. Follow him at @misterchristor.