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In Pursuit of Art and Quality Content

This year’s Cartoon Movie in France will highlight bold, new features which aren’t afraid to tackle tough, non-commercial subjects. If you are a firm believer that some ... Continue Reading →
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The Mixel Invasion Has Begun!

Cartoon Network and LEGO join forces to introduce the world to cute, collectible monsters called Mixels. Last summer, right around Comic-Con, ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #238

The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation (Updated Edition) By John Canemaker and Mary Blair [Disney Editions, $45, available May] You’ll find few animators and artists ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Earns Two Japanese Academy Noms

The Japan Academy announced its five nominations for Best Animated feature last week. The nominees are: • The Wind Rises (Directed by Hayao Miyazaki) Studio Ghibli • The Tale ... Continue Reading →
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Tanya Green Promoted to VP at 9 Story Entertainment

9 Story Entertainment announced that head of production Tanya Green has been promoted to VP of production at the studio. In this expanded role, Tanya will continue reporting to company ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Animator Michael Sporn Dies at 67

We are sad to report the passing of Oscar-nominated American animator Michael Sporn at the age of 67 from pancreatic cancer. The influential New York-based artist was working on Poe, ... Continue Reading →
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Sheriff Callie Saves the Day!

Disney Junior’s delightful new preschool show introduces a great cast of eccentric Western characters, while teaching young’uns ... Continue Reading →
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Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup Fly Again!

Cartoon Network serves up a CG-animated special featuring the beloved, saucer-eyed crimebusters known as the Powerpuff Girls. It’s tough to believe that it’s been 15 years ... Continue Reading →
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Animation and VFX Oscar Nominees React to the Great News

It’s become an Oscar nomination announcement morning tradition: The talented men and women who are up for the Academy Awards tell the press how they found out the news and what ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nominated for Academy Awards

This morning (Jan. 16), the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced at a news conference at the Samuel Goldwyn theater in Beverly Hills. Here are the animation ... Continue Reading →