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Illustrator Mel Crawford Dies at 89

Mel Crawford, a distinctive artist known for drawing and painting children’s books related to animated features and TV shows, died Feb. 23. He was 89. Born in Canada in 1925, ... Continue Reading →
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WB Plans ‘Adventure Time’ Feature

Adventure Time is headed for the big screen as an animated feature. The feature will produced by Chris McKay, who also will direct, and Roy Lee, reports Deadline. Cartoon Networks Studios ... Continue Reading →
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10th Edition of NFB’s ‘Hothouse’ Yields 8 Shorts

Beginning March 9, animation lovers can discover eight new short works by emerging animators with the online launch of the 10th edition of the National Film Board of Canada’s ... Continue Reading →
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Magruder’s ‘M.F.K.’ Wins First Dwayne McDuffie Award

Nilah Magruder’s web comic M.F.K. became the first-ever recipient of the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity, presented at Long Beach Comics Expo. The award is named after Dwayne ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Trek’s Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Dies

Leonard Nimoy, the talented actor, director and artist who gave life to Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83. Fans around the world expressed sorrow ... Continue Reading →
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Cogswell Students Release Public 3D Rig

Cogswell College students in the digital art & animation program have developed and created downloadable 3D animatable rigs depicting 12 original digital characters, through the ... Continue Reading →
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Indee, Kavaleer Team on ‘Pablo’

Belfast based Indee Productions and Kavaleer Productions in Dublin, are teaming up to produce Pablo, a 52 x 11 min. series about a 5½-year-old boy who is on the autism spectrum. Pablo ... Continue Reading →
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One Animation Launches ‘Oddbods,’ Expands Team

Singapore-based One Animation has accomplished the launch of its award-winning CG comedy shorts series Oddbods on key broadcasters stateside and in Europe. In the U.S., the toons have ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Launches Toonami in India

Turner Broadcasting has announced a dedicated Toonami channel chock-full of high-octane animated action for kids and families across India. The 24-hour programming will include global ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne on Board for ‘Thomas’ Film

Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment has announced a new CG-animated home entertainment feature for the Thomas & Friends franchise: Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure, set for ... Continue Reading →