June Animation News Round Up!

Time to catch you up on the top animation news thats been going on this month! 

1. Studio Ghibli’s American Distributor launches ANIMATION IS FILM Festival

A new festival, ANIMATION IS FILM has been created by GKIDS! GKIDS Founder commented that he wanted to “Create a stateside film festival that recognizes the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form has long been a dream of GKIDS. We are thrilled…[to] bring exceptional animated filmmaking from around the world to audiences.”

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2. Captain Underpants paves the way for low budget animation.

Captain Underpants was outsourced to Canada with a low budget of $38M. The Hollywood Reporter investigates on whether or not more animation films will be outsourced.

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3. $92-Million Animation Company created by China and UK

China and the U.K. came together to create a new animation company called Lanzu that will unlock $92 million of production! 

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4. Blackpills Launches New Animation Studio for Adults

Blackpills has created a new animation studio specific to adult animations, a growing genre. 

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5. Bink had a BIRTHDAY!

Our final news? Bink turned 1 years old! Thank you to everyone who has been following our Bink story and we hope to share more Bink news in the near future. 

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