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‘Cat in the Hat’ Christmas Special to Air on PBS

PBS Kids will premiere The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas special November 21st. The animated adventure follows the Cat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to ... Continue Reading →
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Memorial Service Planned for John Coates

A memorial service celebrating the life of the late animation producer John Coates will be held at St. George’s Church (on the corner of St George St. and Maddox St., London W1) ... Continue Reading →
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CN Renews ‘Regular Show,’ ‘Orange,’ ‘Gumball’

Cartoon Network has picked up a fifth season of its hot, Emmy-wining show Regular Show. The network also announced it will bring back The Amazing World of Gumball for a third season ... Continue Reading →
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Someone Up There Likes Us

Unlike the biz as a whole, animation has long been a field in which people don’t specialize. Finding an artist whose skill set includes animation, design, storyboarding, directing, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Set to Win B.O. Game

Inspired by many of our favorite videogames, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph delivers a funny, original and heartwarming tale about an 8-bit bad guy in search of a new life. Nobody could ... Continue Reading →
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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 →