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‘Space Jam’ Producer Tippe Dies at 63

Longtime animation producer Ron Tippe, whose credits include Space Jam and the short Runaway Brain, died Aug. 1 after a lengthy bout with brain cancer. He was 63. Tippe’s career ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Sued Over Homer Simpson Hologram

Hologram USA has filed a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox violating its patents in exhibiting a 3D representation of Homer Simpson during a panel at last month’s Comic-Con. According ... Continue Reading →

‘Turtles,’ ‘Galaxy’ Rule; ‘Dragon’ a Hit in China

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ruled the box office for the second weekend, with fellow holdover Guardians of the Galaxy keeping a trio of new releases — Let’s Be Cops, The Expendables ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob’s Burgers’ Tastes Emmy Victory

Bob’s Burgers won the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys, presented Aug. 16 in Los Angeles. Bob’s Burgers won for the episode “Mazel ... Continue Reading →
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Mutated Tech Brings Laughs, Action to ‘Turtles’

ILM mashes up motion-capture and animation in new ways ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH 2014: Vancouver, BC

SIGGRAPH 2014: Vancouver, BC – August 10-14, Vancouver Convention Center, s2014.siggraph.org Hey, Big Speakers Keynote: Elliot Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs Kotek’s ... Continue Reading →
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Saddle Up!

Netflix gets animated with BoJack Horseman, a comic take on a washed-up former sitcom star that is the streaming service’s first ... Continue Reading →
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Heist Style

The Suicide Squad takes center stage in Batman: Assault ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #242

Designing the Secret of Kells By Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart [Cartoon Saloon, $35] The richly detailed, Celtic-inspired art behind Irish indie studio Cartoon Saloon’s 2009 ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con News Bytes: Marvel, Boxtrolls, Wonder Woman!

Comic-Con remains the most exciting and exhausting fan event on the planet, with so much info now coming out of every panel that it feel at times like it will take until next year’s ... Continue Reading →