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ShortsHD Acquires Full Plympton Library

Short film outlet ShortsHD has acquired indie animation legend Bill Plympton’s entire library of shorts and features for distribution on all ShortsTV and ShortsHD platforms in ... Continue Reading →
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Anna Kendrick To Lead ‘Trolls’ Voice Cast

Anna Kendrick, known for her live-action roles in The Twilight Saga and Pitch Perfect, has been tapped to lend her talented voice to the star of DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Sylvain Chomet Moving Forward on ‘Thousand Miles’

Acclaimed French director Sylvain Chomet (The Illusionist, The Triplets of Belleville) has revealed he is pursuing the feature project The Thousand Miles with London studio Th1ng, Variety ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boy and the World’ Wins Annecy Cristal

Brazillian director Ale Abreu’s dialog-free, richly artistic film Boy and the World took home the top Cristal prize at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival at the awards ... Continue Reading →
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‘Powerpuff Girls’ Returning to TV in 2016

Turner Broadcasting has announced that 2016 will see the global return of Craig McCracken’s Emmy-winning The Powerpuff Girls. Cartoon Network chief content officer Rob Sorcher ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorksTV Launches on YouTube

DreamWorks Animation fans will get a chance to connect with some of their favorite characters in an all new way thanks to the launch of its YouTube channel DreamWorksTV, which will ... Continue Reading →
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Fisher-Price Green Lights ‘Little People’

Fisher-Price and its affiliated HIT Entertainment have announced they are in pre-production on a new CG-animated series based on the popular preschool brand Little People. The show, ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Actor and Radio Personality Casey Kasem Dies at 82

Casey Kasem, who became a household name as the host of popular radio countdown shows such as “American Top 40″ and “Casey’s Top 40,” died early on Sunday ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Is Awesome About ‘Lego Movie’ Release

It’s a pretty great week for animation (and related topics) on DVD and Blu-ray. Leading the pack is the playful three-disc set The LEGO Movie: Everything Is Awesome Edition (Warner ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Vets form Monkey’s Uncle Venture

Animation industry vets Eric “Bibo” Bergeron (Shark Tale, Road to El Dorado) and Emmy-nominated writer-director — and Animation Magazine contributing writer — ... Continue Reading →