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Muppet Babies: Revisiting the Babies’ Rainbow Connection

TOM WARBURTON *** This story originally appeared in ... Continue Reading →
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Renegade Animation at 25: The Little Toon Train that Could

How much of a challenge has it been to keep an animation studio up and running throughout the industry’s vast technological and artistic upheaval of the past 25 years? You can definitely ... Continue Reading →
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Spielberg Responds to Carl’s Jr. SpielBurger Campaign

Since Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg’s much-anticipated homage to gaming and ’80s pop culture, opens in theaters today (with a 77 % rating on Rotten Tomatoes), it’s a good ... Continue Reading →
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Adobe and NVIDIA to Deliver New AI Services

Adobe and NVIDIA have announced a new partnership to rapidly enhance their industry-leading artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technologies. The companies will work to optimize ... Continue Reading →
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‘Breath of the Wild,’ ‘Cuphead’ Win Big at GDC

San Francisco’s Game Developers Conference (March 19-23) this year resembled an anthill of supercharged gamers, many of them focused on rows of game stations. The prizes for best ... Continue Reading →
Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Henson Exhibit Coming to L.A.’s Skirball Center in June

If Disney Jr.’s awesome new Muppet Babies series has whetted your appetite for more Jim Henson goodness, then you’re in for a treat. L.A.’s Skirball Cultural Center will be hosting ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
Is It Wrong to Try and Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Crunchyroll Launches Its First Game with Sumitomo and GREE

One of the top anime destinations is stepping into a new world with the launch of the first Crunchyroll Game, Memoria Freese, co-produced with Sumitomo and GREE in Japan. Alternately ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Ready Player One’ an Animation Contender? New ‘Hell to Pay’ Clip & More

Estonia Announces First Batch of Animation Grants for 2018 The national film institute at Tallinn has allotted 214,000 EUR ($260K USD) to artists and studios such as Chintis Lundgren ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ren and Stimpy’ Creator Accused of Underage Sexual Abuse

***Content warning: This article and the source story linked mention sexual assault. Two women have come forward and accused Ren and Stimpy creator and Spumco founder John Kricfalusi ... Continue Reading →