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The World of Philip K. Dick Reimagined

Director Len Wiseman brings a fresh visual kick to the brave new world of Total Recall. When you think of Philip K. Dick’s seminal sci-fi story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, ... Continue Reading →
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eOne to Develop Tezuka’s ‘Black Jack’ as TV Show

Entertainment One has acquired the worldwide rights to a TV show based on the popular Japanese manga Black Jack, created by Osamu Tezuka. The LA/Toronto-based indie studio is hoping ... Continue Reading →
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Sony to Offer Behind-the-Scenes Panels at SIGGRAPH

Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) will feature their top teams of effects and animation talent on August 7 in special “behind the scenes” presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Amtrak, Henson All Aboard ‘Dinosaur Train’ Promo

All aboard the Big Big Dinosaur Sweepstakes! The Jim Henson Company, kids’ entertainment powerhouse and producers of PBS Kids’ Dinosaur Train, have joined forces with Amtrak for ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Cuddles Up to ‘Ted’ Plush

If catching Seth MacFarlane’s buddy comedy about an average joe and his foul-mouthed living teddy bear made you pine for some cuddly-yet-crude companionship, you’re in luck! According ... Continue Reading →
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Under the Table with J.B. and Friz

Most cartoon historians are aware that the fluid that fueled the medium during its Golden Age was not ink or paint, but alcohol. Among my favorite booze-related tales from the toon ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Hosts a Tribute to the Hubleys

Husband-and-wife indie animators John and Faith Hubley will be the subject of a special tribute on Friday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ... Continue Reading →
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Graham Chapman Pic Sponsors Animation Contest

In celebration of the new feature film A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, an international online animation competition titled ‘Animate ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. to Add Nightly Programming Block

Disney Junior plans to launch a nightly block of parent-targeted, kid-friendly short-form programming to air interstitially on the 24-hour channel Disney Junior, beginning Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Akira Daikubara Passes Away

The Anido animator’s group revealed over the weekend the sad news that early Toei animator Akira Daikubara had passed away from pneumonia on June 17, Anime News Network reports. Daikubara ... Continue Reading →