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WB Fetes ‘Justice League: War’ in Beverly Hills

Having already had a premiere in New York, Warner Bros. went Hollywood Thursday night for the West Coast premiere of its new DC Universe animated original movie Justice League: War. The ... Continue Reading →
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Joe Barbera’s Snow Job

As regular readers of this blog know, whenever I’m at a loss for a story idea, I turn back to the book of Joe … Barbera, that is. I knew Joe for the last several years of ... Continue Reading →
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‘End’ Cast Reuniting for Toon ‘Sausage Party’

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have recruited an all-star voice cast for the duo’s first animated feature film, Sausage Party. James Franco, Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Top 3D Creative Awards

Disney’s smash-hit animated feature Frozen took top toon honors at the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards, while Gravity dominated ... Continue Reading →
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Sneak Peek at ‘Frozen’ Sing-A-Long

Frozen is definitely hot. Don’t believe it? Well, the film recently passed Finding Nemo as the biggest-grossing animated feature of all time with more than $811 million in worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Plans L.A. Valentine’s Spotlight

This past summer, I had the exciting opportunity to produce a rock show for Animation Block Party. It featured memorable performances from some of my favorite artists: Adam Green, Binki ... Continue Reading →
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An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →
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Perlman, Colfer to Voice ‘Robodog’ Leads

Sons of Anarchy star Ron Perlman and Glee actor Chris Colfer have been cast as the leads in Robodog, the debut original CG animated film from Marza Animation Planet. Robodog features ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker, Blockade Re-team for ‘Sly Cooper’

Animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment and independent production company Blockade Entertainment have announced they will follow up their animated feature Ratchet & Clank with ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation to Meet in N.Y. During Kidscreen

The newly re-launched Women In Animation group has scheduled its first New York City event and membership drive for Feb. 11 from 6:30-9:30 p.m., during Kidscreen Summit 2014. Now celebrating ... Continue Reading →