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‘Batman,’ ‘Family Guy’ Star Adam West Dies at 88

Adam West, the actor best known for playing Batman on TV and more recently as a prolific voice actor on programs such as Family Guy, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles following ... Continue Reading →
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KEPYR Campaign Raises Funds to Help Child Refugees

A huge segment of the animation industry is aimed at entertaining and celebrating children and childhood, which is one of the reasons the ongoing child refugee crisis — most recently ... Continue Reading →
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Sue Vessella Named Dean of Woodbury’s School of Media, Culture and Design

Woodbury University in Los Angeles has named Sue Vessella its new Dean of the School of Media, Culture & Design, which houses eight educational programs including animation and ... Continue Reading →
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Not to Scale Signs Oscar Winner John Kahrs

Commercial production company Not To Scale have signed Academy Award-winning director John Kahrs, who will join its newly opened Los Angeles studio for exclusive commercial representation. ... Continue Reading →
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Laura Laas Appointed VP Animation TV Sales at Gaumont

LA- and Paris-based entertainment mainstay Gaumont has appointed Laura Laas as Vice President, International TV Sales, Animation. Charged with selling the company’s TV toon slate ... Continue Reading →
Peter Sallis

Peter Sallis, Voice of Aardman’s ‘Wallace,’ Dies Age 96

British actor Peter Sallis, a prolific performer who provided the voice of Wallace for Aardman Animations’ popular Wallace & Gromit franchise, died in his home at Denville ... Continue Reading →
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Blindraw Challenge Connects Creativity and Compassion

A new viral campaign to raise awareness and critically necessary funds to aid the people affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, especially kids, officially kicked off in honor of International ... Continue Reading →
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CG Supe Gabriel Portnof, Ad Creative Director Jordi Bares Join Framestore

Framestore has announced a couple key appointments to two of its internationally dispersed offices this week. Joining the New York facility as CG Supervisor is DreamWorks veteran Gabriel ... Continue Reading →
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Arnaud Réguillet Named Head of Operations at Vanilla Seed

Arnaud Réguillet has joined French studio Vanilla Seed in Angoulême to head its operations and commercial development. Working closely in support of studio director François Perreau, ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Hall Departs CHF, New Exec Committee in Place

Family entertainment firm CHF Media Group Ltd. announces that Simon Hall has stepped down as Managing Director, having held the post since the Group’s formation in 2011. While he ... Continue Reading →