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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Kids’ finalists for British Animation Awards named

British Animation Awards

British Animation Awards finalists were announced Tuesday for both the juried categories and the Children’s Choice awards, as determined by kid voters in the United Kingdom.

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Miyazaki’s “Arrietty” takes ninth at $6.4 million

Karigurashi No Arietti (The Secret World of Arrietty")

Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Secret World of Arrietty,” based on Mary Norton’s famous children’s novel The Borrowers, opened in ninth place in limited North American release, taking $6.6 million this past weekend.

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“The Great Rabbit” hops to a win at Berlin fest

The Great Rabbit

Atsushi Wada’s “The Great Rabbit,” or “Gurehto Rabitto,” won the Berlinale Shorts International Jury’s Jury Prize (Silver Bear) at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival.

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