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Universal Home Unpacks ‘Boxtrolls’

Last fall, LAIKA’s third stop-motion feature The Boxtrolls proved once again that there is room for all genres of animation on the box-office charts. Painstakingly hand-crafted ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paddington’ Gets Solid Box Office Start

While Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper dominated the weekend box office, taking in about $89.5 million, the CG-hybrid flick Paddington from Paul King (Bunny and the Bull) benefited ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ App Lets Gamers Get Creative

Cartoon Network Games has partnered up with Pixel Press to bring a cool new Adventure Time title to mobile devices: Game Wizard. Available through the App Store, Google Play and Amazon ... Continue Reading →
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TELETOON Retro Fetes Gumby’s 60th

TELETOON Retro will be celebrating the 60th birthday of Art Clokey’s lean, mean claymated machine Gumby with a special marathon this Thursday, January 29 starting at 6 p.m. Newly ... Continue Reading →
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6 Point Harness, Toon Boom Host Storyboarding Workshop

6 Point Harness and Toon Boom Animation are teaming up to offer a free, two-day storyboarding workshop for aspiring animators with guest instructor, animator Matt Danner. The first ... Continue Reading →
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’101 Dalmatians’ Color Stylist Peregoy Dies

Walt Peregoy, who worked as the the legendary color stylist on Disney’s classic feature 101 Dalmatians, died Friday, according to the official D23 Twitter account. After a short ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jar Dwellers SOS’ Lands Deals Abroad

Bejuba! Entertainment announced that it’s 6-12 comedy animation series Jar Dwellers SOS (26 x 30 mins. or 52 x 11min, 52 x 1 min), has sold to numerous territories globally. The ... Continue Reading →
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Patinkin In Talks to Play Papa in Sony’s ‘Smurfs’

Mandy Patinkin is in talks to star as the voice of Papa Smurf in Sony’s upcoming animated reboot of the hit kids’ property The Smurfs. Patinkin is best known for having played Inigo ... Continue Reading →
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MPSE Sets Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the nominees in a handful of animation categories for the 62nd Golden Reel Awards. The winners in 20 categories will be announced Feb. ... Continue Reading →
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Critics Choose ‘LEGO,’ ‘Apes’

The LEGO Movie took home some gold at the Critics Choice Awards hours after it was passed over for an Oscar nomination for best animated feature . Co-director Chris Miller, in accepting ... Continue Reading →