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Live-Action ‘Gatchaman’ Trailer Wows Fans

The live-action adaptation of Tatsunoko’s classic anime Gatchaman (also known as Battle of the Planets / G-Force) has been generating a lot of buzz in the animation community. ... Continue Reading →
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International Licensing Industry Announces Winners

This week, the top licensed properties and products of the past year were honored with the International Licensing Excellence Awards at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Skylanders by ... Continue Reading →
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ABP Perspective: Brooklyn Academy of Music Connection

Based on the success of the first Animation Block Party, I knew that we needed a more distinctive venue and got in touch with the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Founded in 1861, BAM is ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Monsters’ to Fight Zombies This Weekend

This weekend is shaping up to be an interesting battleground between new arrivals Disney/Pixar’s much-awaited prequel Monsters University and Paramount’s intriguing Brad ... Continue Reading →
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Pipelinefx Announces Special Education License Plan

Render farm management solution firm PipelineFX has announced that twice a year, all of its education customers on subscription can double their current license capacity at no additional ... Continue Reading →
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Robert Downey Jr. Is on Board ‘Avengers 2' and ’3'

Avengers fans can now rest easy as news got out today that actor Robert Downey Jr. has finally signed on to join the rest of the original cast in The Avengers 2 and The Avengers 3 sequels. ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Edwards to Offer ‘Writing for Animation’ Seminar

Rob Edwards, writer of Disney’s The Princess and the Frog and Treasure Planet will teach a seminar titled “Writing for Animation” on Saturday, June 29th from 2-3:30pm, ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Good to Be the ‘King’s’ New Guy

Every now and then I find a surprise in my garage. On bad days, it’s a baby rattlesnake or a black widow. On good days, it’s an interview with someone I don’t recall ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane in the Doghouse on ‘Futurama’

Before we bid farewell and godspeed to the beloved space-faring misfits of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s Futurama, toon fans will get to enjoy a special treat (and you don’t ... Continue Reading →
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‘Evangelion 3' Among U.S. Premieres at JFF

Visitors to San Francisco’s first-ever Japan Film Festival this summer will be able to feast their eyes on the Stateside premieres of hotly anticipated anime titles, including ... Continue Reading →