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Platform Animation Festival Comes to L.A.’s REDCAT

We were thrilled to learn that the acclaimed Platform International Animation Festival, which took place in Portland in 2007, is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles in October. Curated ... Continue Reading →
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Count Puppeteer Jerry Nelson Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the Emmy-winning puppeteer best known for playing the famous Count von Count on Sesame Street, died Thursday (August 23) of unspecified causes, according to CBC Radio-Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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Four Juried Animation Emmy Winners Are Announced

The Acad­emy of Tele­vi­sion Arts & Sci­ences announced Wednes­day the juried win­ners for the 64th Prime­time Emmy Awards in the cat­e­gory of Indi­vid­ual Achieve­ment ... Continue Reading →
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A Big Week for Cartoon Network Toons

Fans of Cartoon Network’s popular show Total Drama: Revenge of the Island have a big Tuesday (August 28) ahead of them as the cabler will the season finale of the show at 7:30 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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Otomo’s ‘Short Peace’ to Screen at Hiroshima Fest

Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo will present parts of his new Short Peace anthology project at the upcoming Hiroshima Intl. Animation Festival. Produced by the animation team at Sunrise, ... Continue Reading →
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32Ten Builds Lunarscape Set for Honey Maid Ad

San Rafael, Calif.-based model shop at 32TEN Studios recently wrapped work on a stop-motion animated, national TV spot promoting Kraft Foods’ new Honey Maid’s Grahamfuls product. The ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky to Present ‘Transylvania’ Footage at VIEW

VIEW Conference has announced that award-winning animation guru Genndy Tartakovsky of Dexter’s Laboratory fame will present exclusive footage from his feature film debut, Sony’s ... Continue Reading →
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Crystal Gives ‘Monsters University’ Mini-Scoop

A lot of folks are dying to learn more info about Pixar’s upcoming prequel to Monsters, Inc., which is set to come out on June 21, 2013. Monsters University will focus on Mike Wazowski ... Continue Reading →
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Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ to Open London Film Fest

Tim Burton’s much-anticipated black-and-white stop-motion feature Frankenweenie is set to open the 56th BFI London Film Festival on October 10, a week before its London opening. Based ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel offers End-of-Summer Double Treat

Disney Channel will wrap its summer-long “Where’s Perry” event on a strong note this Friday (August 24) by airing two new episodes of its hit animated shows Phineas and Ferb and ... Continue Reading →