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And Now, For Something Completely Different…

A Liar’s Autobiography uses various animation techniques to shed light on the outrageous life and career of the late Monty Python player, Graham Chapman. It sounds like a classic ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg Extends DreamWorks Contract through 2017

It looks like Jeffrey is going to stay at the Shrek House for at least another five years. An article in the Hollywood Reporter revealed that the CEO of DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →
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Planet Nemo Scores Sales for ‘Groove High’

French animation studio Planet Nemo has sealed a few sales deals for its upcoming animated/live-action mix-media series Groove High. The 26 x 30 hybrid comedy has been picked up by ... Continue Reading →
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57 Shorts Are in the Oscar Game This Year

Last weekend, a total of 57 animated shorts which had qualified to compete in the Oscar race were screened in New York. Thanks to animator Michael Sporn’s (Poe) fantastic blog, we ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Releases ‘Starforce Battlement’ Mobile Game

Autodesk has announced the release of Starforce Battlement, a new 2D mobile tower defense game developed by the Autodesk Gameware team using the Autodesk Scaleform Mobile Software ... Continue Reading →
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CBS Premieres ‘It’s a SpongeBob Christmas’ on Nov. 23

Nickelodeon has scheduled the new stop-motion special It’s A SpongeBob Christmas! on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. following its CBS television premiere on November 23. It’s A SpongeBob ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Plans 2015 ‘Star Wars 7'

Big business news today as The Walt Disney Company announces it has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd.—including the popular Star Wars franchise—in a stock and cash transaction from ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Appoints Eamonn Butler Animation Director

Leading digital visual effects house Cinesite has announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins the studio ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Glove, Sticky Pics Partner for ‘Perry Parka’

Kid Glove Creative, the development division of producer/distributor/rights manager Kid Glove, has partnered with Australian studio Sticky Pictures to develop and produce Perry Parka ... Continue Reading →
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Happy Halloween from ‘Axe Cop’

The first clip of upcoming animated series Axe Cop, set to be included in Fox’s planned ADHD block, has been unveiled—and features a season-appropriate Halloween theme! The animation ... Continue Reading →