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President Obama to Visit DreamWorks Animation

It looks like Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Toothless the Dragon are going to find out the details of the Affordable Healthcare Act next week. You see, President Obama is scheduled to visit ... Continue Reading →
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Gondry’s Animated Chomsky Movie Opens Friday

Tomorrow marks the debut of an indie animated picture that has been flying under the radar in recent weeks. The animated documentary Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, is a DIY project ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rio 2096′ Arrives in L.A. for Oscar-Qualifying Run

The acclaimed Brazilian animated movie Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury, which won the top prize at Annecy in June, will begins its Oscar-qualifying run in L.A. this Friday (Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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Original Cut of ‘Thief and the Cobbler’ to Screen at Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen the rarely seen, director’s cut of Richard Williams’ The Thief and the Cobbler on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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Australia’s Zac Media and Vue Announce Chinese Co-Pros

Australia’s Zac Media Group and Vue Group announced recently that they have partnered with Shanghai Hippo Animation Design and several other Chinese studios to produce seven animated ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Media to Release 2-Disc ‘Accel World’

VIZ Media announced that it will release the 12-episode DVD/Blu-ray of the anime sci-fi fantasy series Accel World on November 26. The new 2-disc set is rated ‘TV-14,’ and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Helps Deliver Universal’s Best Year

Universal Pictures announced this week that the studio has set a new record for its highest-grossing year ever at the North American box office with a total of $1.352 billion through ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Aquabats’ Return to The Hub with 3 Specials

The Hub’s popular comedy-action-musical series, The Aquabats! Super Show! will return next month with the first of three specials on Saturday, December 21 at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Sam Simon to Receive WGA Award

Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon, who co-developed Fox’s long-running animated series The Simpsons and has been a writer, producer, and director on Taxi, Cheers, The ... Continue Reading →
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Philanthropist Diane Disney Miller Dies at 79

Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney and a tireless philanthropist has died at 79. She passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 19) at her home in Napa, Calif. due to complications of a ... Continue Reading →