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Animation Collectible Auction Brings in $1.28 million

Cartoon collectibles are hot! Heritage Auctions, one of the top sellers of high-end entertainment collectibles, sold for more than $98,000 an unrestored production cel and master background ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Rolls Out Programming Schedule

Look out! With Comic-Con International: San Diego now less than two weeks away, the full schedule is rolling out on the event’s website. As in past years, the con releases one ... Continue Reading →
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Special Clip: All About Nigel in ‘Rio 2′

Fox will be releasing Blue Sky Studios’ musical avian adventure sequel Rio 2 on Blu-ray and DVD on July 15. They’ve graciously given us a peek at one of the Blu-ray’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Futurama’ Top Animated Emmy Noms

Robot Chicken and Futurama each scored two nominations in the animation and VFX categories for the 2014 Emmy Awards, announced this morning. Robot Chicken earned a nomination for Outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Unveils Fall Season Premiere Dates

This fall, Fox is launching the comic-book actioner Gotham (Sept. 22, 8 p.m.). In amongst the jam-packed autumnal lineup of series and season premieres for its mostly live-action and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kells’ Art Book, ‘Song of the Sea’ Preview at Comic-Con

Acclaimed independent Irish studio Cartoon Saloon will be launching their new film art book Designing The Secret of Kells at San Diego Comic-Con, as well as presenting never-before-seen ... Continue Reading →
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Preview ‘Toy Story’ Holiday Special at Comic-Con

If you’ll be braving the hordes of costumed fans and overpriced beverages at Comic-Con later this month, ABC and Pixar Animation Studios have a treat for you. On Thursday, July ... Continue Reading →
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Dwarf Labs Launching In-House Academy

In September, Dwarf Labs (also Dwarf Animation Studio) will establish a new in-house training department called Dwarf Academy, under the direction of Pixar and DreamWorks vet Minhyung ... Continue Reading →
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The Man Who Liked Eddie Selzer!

Having been lucky enough to have met and spoken with many pioneering artists from the Golden Age of cartoons over the decades, I’ve picked upon a recurring theme: disdain for ... Continue Reading →
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Behind the Scenes with ‘Boxtrolls’

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