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Contois’ ‘Frog’ Wins 2012 Pitch Party Contest

Many of the popular animated shows we see on the air today began their life as a simple vision, a vivid image paired with a clever concept that stood out from the rest of the material ... Continue Reading →
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BRB Reveals NATPE Budapest Slate

Spanish production, distribution and licensing house BRB Internacional has big plans for the NATPE Budapest event taking place this week, with plans to present its completed productions ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animation Announces Comic-Con Plans

Disney Channel and Disney XD have announced the highlights of their Comic-Con activities this year. Panels and screenings for shows such as TRON: Uprising, Gravity Falls, Fish Hooks ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

The producers of FOX’s long-running animated series The Simpsons are not too happy with the TV Academy for its snubbing of animation writers (see story here http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/animation-writers-file-complaint-with-tv-academy/), ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network & Adult Swim at Comic-Con

It’s just a Cartoon Network-y kind of day! The comedy cabler has revealed its line-up of events for popular animated and live-action fare on CN and late-night block Adult Swim for ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Unveils Computer Animation Festival Winners

The upcoming SIGGRAPH event has announced this year’s Computer Animation Festival winners. The event, which takes place August 5-9 at the L.A. Convention Center named its Best in ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight: Part 3

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Offers More Info on Animation Tax Break

The U.K. government formally opened its consultation on a proposed tax break program for high-end TV productions, animation projects and video games. The Treasury Secretary George Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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AniMazSpot Plans UPA and ‘Mr. Magoo’ Tribute

L.A.’s mini-animation festival AniMazSpot 2012 (September 10 – 16) has announced that it will divide its events between the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale and the modern Woodbury ... Continue Reading →