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1. Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs to be broadcasted on UK’s POP channel


The animated series Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs from Australia’s SLR Productions and international partners Telegael, Super RTL, Network Nine, Top Draw Animation and ZDF Enterprises has been confirmed for broadcast on UK’s POP channel. It will premiere on 5th September. The series is based on picture books of the same title written by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto. In addition to the POP broadcast deal, ZDF Enterprises has sold the series to China, Vietnam, Singapore, Portugal, Sweden, and Africa.

2. Cartoon Forum 2016: Spanish animation series Action!



The Spanish production companies AltContent and Uniko will present Actión! at Cartoon Forum, co-production forum for TV animated series, starting from 13th September in France. The series targets at children aged between 7 and 11. It tells the adventures of Antoine, Audrey and Alfred, three 10-year-old children who take a camera to film the world around them. Series creator Pablo Peñalver says that the series aims to teach cinema to young audience in a fun way. The project is currently at the pre-production phase and was originally presented at MIPTV back in April, and also at Animation Production Day in May in Stuttgart, and at the most recent Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market (Mifa).

3. Cartoon Forum 2016: Illuminated Films will present Caiman



Illuminated Films based in the UK will present Caiman, the project of pre-school shows, at Cartoon Forum 2016. Caiman centres on a young alligator living in a semi-tropical paradise. The show aims to speak to both children and their parents. A pilot project was written by Moya O’Shea working closely with Director Sue Tong. Being awarded from Creative Europe, Illuminated Films developed Caiman with sponsorship from Adam Selly’s Union Media.

4. animago AWARD announced the 2016 nominees


The animago AWARD & CONFERENCE is the event focuses on three key areas: 3D Animation & Still, Visual Effects and Visualisation. This year, a total of 1,076 projects were submitted for consideration from 58 nations. animago AWARD nominated the three best works in each of the 13 animago categories from them. The winners will be announced on the evening of 27th October at the awards ceremony held during the 2016 animago AWARD & CONFERENCE (27th and 28th October 2016) in Munich’s Cultural Center GASTEIG in Germany. The animago will also be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Nominees in the category “Anniversary Prize 20 years of animago AWARD”

wn099Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
Digic Pictures, Hungary

wn100The Present
Jacob Frey, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Polynoid, Germany

Nominees in the category “Best Visual Effects“

wn102Captain America – Civil War
RISE | Visual Effects Studios, Germany

wn103The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
RISE | Visual Effects Studios, Germany

wn104Game of Thrones – Season 5
Rodeo FX, Canada

Nominees in the category “Best Character“

Daniel Martínez Lara,Rafa Cano Méndez, La Fiesta Producciones Cinematograficas, Spain

wn106Au Fil De L’Age
Laura Bouquet, Raphaël Christien, Clotilde Gillardeau, Matthieu Lailler, Mélodie Mouton, Romain Mace, ESMA, France

wn107Our Wonderful Nature – The Common Chameleon
Lumatic, Tomer Eshed, Germany

Nominees in the category “Jury´s Prize“

Uri Lotan, Yoav Shtibelman, Jane Bordeaux, Israel

wn109Watch Dogs 2
Platige Image, Ubisoft, Poland

wn1102 Aliens – Vier Fäuste gegen Terror Station
Thomas Zeug, Germany

You can find other nominated projects from the link below.


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