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Time to Meet Cartoon Network’s ‘Uncle Grandpa’

The manic minds behind the channel’s new 2D toon Uncle Grandpa give us a glimpse into their super-positive world. Most of us have memories of a special relative that made an impact ... Continue Reading →
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SpongeBob “Shellabration” Planned at Universal Studios

It’s time to put on your giant yellow SpongeBob outfit! Nickelodeon announced today that it will host the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration event at Universal Studios Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Tezuka’s ‘Buddha 2′ Trailer Goes Live Online

Anime fans were happy to catch a few minutes of the upcoming feature adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha 2 online today, via the Cinema Today website. The teaser trailer is for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Julius Jr.’ Sets Sights on France

Saban Brands’ animated preschool series Julius Jr. has been licensed to French broadcaster TF1. The deal was brokered by the show’s exclusive international distributor MarVista ... Continue Reading →
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Channel 5 Welcomes Back the Wombles

The fuzzy ol’ Wombles of Wimbledon Common are returning to the small screen in a new CG-animated series for the U.K.’s Channel 5. The new 52 x11 series of shorts about the ... Continue Reading →
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Italy’s ‘Art of Happiness’ Debuts at Venice Festival

Industry watchers who are complaining about the sameness of all the CG-animated studio movies at the box office this summer will be happy to know that international animators are doing ... Continue Reading →
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It’s WAY Too Early to Predict the Oscar Animation Race!

Yes, it’s absurd to start talking about the Oscar race even before Labor Day weekend has arrived, but The Hollywood Reporter has jumped the gun already! The trade magazine’s ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun Software Unveils New Game Development Tool

Pipeline software developer Shotgun has announced that its flagship production management tool is now optimized for integration into game-specific workflows. Primed to tackle increasing ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Shorts Fest Announces Animation Screening

The L.A. Shorts Fest has announced its animation lineup for Monday, September 9. This eclectic program is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. at the Laemmle NoHo 7 in Burbank, Calif. Winners in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Defenders of Berk’ Flies Back to CN on Sept. 19

DreamWorks’ Dragons: Defenders of Berk will be kicking off its second season on Cartoon Network on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The four-time Emmy-winning series will continue ... Continue Reading →