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Pitch Party ’13: Three More Judges Announced

Animation Magazine is proud to announce the next batch of judges confirmed for this year’s Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated ... Continue Reading →
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Course of the Force Returns, Benefits Make-A-Wish

The organizers of the Course of the Force Star Wars-themed charity run have announced that the event will return to Southern California this summer, once again benefiting the Make-A-Wish ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Reveals New ‘Pirates’ Infinity Pics

Disney Interactive has provided a more in-depth look at the Pirates of the Caribbean Play Set within its upcoming interactive platform, Disney Infinity, with a new set of character ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane to Guest on ‘Simpsons’ Season Finale

Fox will be serving up an interesting animation biz mashup as the season 24 finale of its record-running toon The Simpsons will be an episode featuring the voice of Seth MacFarlane, ... Continue Reading →
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SVA Announces Dusty Winners

New York’s School of Visual Arts has announced the winners of the 24th annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards. The 2013 animation award recipients were Sara Ho’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Seasons 1 & 2 Blu-rays Arrive in June

Cartoon Network will be releasing seasons one and two of its Emmy-nominated action comedy Adventure Time on Blu-ray on June 4. The same day, Adventure Time: The Complete Second Season ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Launches SpongeBob SquareShorts Contest

Nickelodeon has announced the launch of the first-ever global SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired short film competition, SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes. Fans of the absorbent ... Continue Reading →
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Shade Expands, Names Maher Biz Development Exec

Southern California studio Shade VFX has announced the company has relocated to a new facility at Santa Monica’s Bergamot Station, doubling the available space for the growing ... Continue Reading →
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‘Unbound,’ ‘Rabbi’s Cat’ Pounce on DVD Shelves

Two very different but equally worthy animated efforts are topping the Animag home entertainment shopping list this week. First, for comic-book fans, the 16th film in the DC Universe ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Nabs ‘Accel World’ License for N. America

North American manga and anime publisher, distributor and licensor VIZ Media has been named master licensee for sci-fi series Accel World. The English dubbed version of the show is ... Continue Reading →