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GKIDs to Bring Wrinkles to New York’s IFC Center

Indie distributor GKIDS is getting ready to bring the critically-acclaimed Spanish animated film Wrinkles to New York’s IFC Center this coming July 4. The screening will be followed by a DVD and digital download release on July 15. The film is directed by Ignacio Ferreras and based on Paco Roca’s award-winning graphic novel, the English language voice cast features Martin Sheen, Matthew Modine and George Coe.

Spike & Mike Festival Turns 30 This Year

Spike & Mike Festival Turns 30 This Year

The Spike & Mike Festival of Animation will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, and will once again showcase some of the most popular and award-winning short animations from the festival’s long history. The festival will feature early works by acclaimed Disney-Pixar director Ralph Eggleston along with more than 10 other Academy Award-winning or nominated shorts.

PBS and Joey Shanks Team Up for VFX Web Series

PBS and Joey Shanks Team Up for VFX Web Series

According to IndieWire, the people at PBS Digital Studios has teamed up with self-taught filmmaker Joey Shanks in order to produce a new weekly series that explains how to produce DIY special effects for low-budget productions. Shanks is already famous on Youtube due to his channel Shanks FX, which runs under the same premise: explaining how to produce DIY special effects, such as creating planets with dry ice bubbles and making stop motion animations.

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