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Disney Painter Edward Levitt Has Died

Edward Levitt, a background painter for Walt Disney Animation Studios during animation’s Golden Age and a key influence on the Cartoon Modern movement of the 1950s, died April 2 in ... Continue Reading →
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Titmouse’s ‘Owl’ Takes Wing on iTunes

Titmouse, Inc.—the L.A. studio behind Adult Swim’s The Ventures Bros., Metalocalypse and Black Dynamite—has their first original animated theatrical short The Hidden Life of the ... Continue Reading →
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Wallace & Gromit New Faces of VisitEngland

Britain’s national tourist board VisitEngland has recruited Aardman Animations’ globally known plasticine pals Wallace & Gromit as Tourism Trailblazers to encourage Britons ... Continue Reading →
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Bruno Bozzetto to Receive ASIFA Prize

The upcoming Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (June 10-15, 2013) will see Italian cartoon legend Bruno Bozzetto honored with the coveted ASIFA Prize for outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises and The Topps Company are entering into a partnership to develop a new animated boys’ action series Mysticons (26 x 22). The show aimed ... Continue Reading →
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News From NAB

+ VFX and CG software developer The Foundry is showing off the latest versions of its digital toolset at NAB this year. Additionally, the company has announced that since its merger ... Continue Reading →
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FishBowl Unveils ‘The Potts’ Pilot

FishBowl Worldwide Media has released a pilot episode for its original animated series The Potts–a 2D toon about a family obsessed with reality television. The pilot was written ... Continue Reading →
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New on Nick: Latest ‘Turtles’, ‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ Launch

Nickelodeon has exciting plans for CG animation fans lined up this weekend with a brand-new episode of its breakout revamp of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, “Baxter’s Gambit,” ... Continue Reading →
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Pokemon ‘Kyurem’ Movie Hits Shelves

VIZ Media is bringing the latest animated Pokemon adventure to North American home entertainment shelves today as Pokemon The Movie: Kyurem vs. The Sword of Justice arrives on DVD (TV-Y7-F7; ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Secures Range of ‘Ranch’ Deals

Zodiak Kids has nabbed a new slew of sales for Tele Images Productions’ The Ranch (26 x 26), which made its market debut at MIP Junior last year. The series, which launched on ... Continue Reading →