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Cartoon Network Plans Monthlong 20th Birthday Bash

Cartoon Network will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Oct. 1, and plans to mark the occasion by throwing a big, star-studded bash. On Oct. 1, the network will air a special schedule ... Continue Reading →
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Priit Parn Set for U.S. Appearance at N.Y. Retrospective

Influential Estonian animator Priit Parn will make a rare appearance in the United States next week at a specially curated screening program of his work at the Spectacle Theater in ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Lego Star Wars’ Special Airs Sept. 26 on CN

Lego Star Wars is back with a new half-hour animated special set to air Sept. 26 on Cartoon Network. The second such special, Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out takes a humorous ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Eyes ‘Manimal’ for Live-action-CG Animation Hybrid

Just in case you thought — after Alf and The Smurfs — there was no 1980s property that couldn’t be reimagined, Sony Pictures Animation has optioned movie rights to the short-lived ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated ‘Chico & Rita’ Arrives on Home Video

It’s a great week for indie toons on home video, with the release of Chico & Rita and Adventures in Plymptoons! leading the way. Nominated for an Oscar, Chico & Rita (New ... Continue Reading →
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Win Tickets to Sony’s ‘Hotel Transylvania’!

The generous folks at Sony are offering Animag readers five pairs of tickets to see a very special screening of Hotel Transylvania on Saturday, September 29 at the Mann Chinese Theater ... Continue Reading →
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British Animation Icon John Coates Dies at 85

We are saddened by the news that beloved British animator John Coates, the man behind such revered projects such as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and the Oscar-nominated special The ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi Pokes Fun at Politics in ‘Trickle Dickle Down’ Short

Legendary animator Ralph Bakshi has released a new, political short film called Trickle Dickle Down on YouTube. Baskhi, who is best known for directing such adult-oriented animated ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-motion Short ‘Oh Willy…’ Wins Cartoon D’Or

Oh Willy…, a stop-motion animated short film by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, has won the Cartoon D’Or. The honor, given to the best European animated short of the ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Nemo’ 3D Re-release Hooks $17M in Debut

More than $17 million poured in the box office coffers this weekend for Disney-Pixar’s release of Finding Nemo in 3D. A solid showing, it still was only good enough for second ... Continue Reading →