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StoryToys Kicks Off ‘ShipAntics’ App Series

Dublin-based interactive books and games publisher StoryToys has announced the release of ShipAntics – The Legend of the Kiki Beast, the first chapter in a unique adventure series ... Continue Reading →
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The Early Hanna-Barbera, a la Benedict

San Diego Comic Con is once more upon us, offering a virtual Roman coliseum packed with all things pop culture. For baby boomer toonheads, there will be one bright spot (well, probably ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg to Receive National Medal of Arts

DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive a National Medal of Arts for 2013 from the White House and the National Endowment for the Arts. Other recipients of the 2013 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Plans Hybrid ‘Manimal’ Feature

If you’re going to bring back Manimal, a short-lived cult fantasy TV series from the early 1980s, comedy and animation is the way go. That’s the thinking of Sony Pictures ... Continue Reading →
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Gnosis, Vinton Team Up for Four-Picture Slate

Gnosis Moving Pictures and Vinton Entertainment has signed a co-production deal on a slate of CG animated films to be directed by Oscar winner and stop-motion pioneer Will Vinton. “After ... Continue Reading →
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Release Date Updates for ‘Sinister Six,’ ‘Spider-Man 3,’ ‘Pirates 5′

The ongoing shuffle of vfx-laden feature projects continues with recent announcements of release changes and confirmations. Due to box office results not meeting expectations for The ... Continue Reading →
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SEGA Reveals ‘Sonic Boom’ Characters

SEGA’s smash hit videogame character Sonic the Hedgehog is lining up a whole new universe of adventures. Announced earlier this year, the new franchise spin Sonic Boom includes ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Launches Mentoring Pilot Program

Women in Animation has launched a professional mentoring program designed to empower, educate and support mentees by increasing their industry knowledge and access to information through ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Fest Announces Shorts Selections

The Ottawa International Animation Festival is pleased to announce the official selection of short films that will compete for the Grand Prize at this year’s festival running ... Continue Reading →
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Extended Clip Previews ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Comic-Con is looming, and Disney and Lucasfilm are looking to make a big splash at the show with their upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels. For those lucky enough to attend, there ... Continue Reading →