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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 →
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Teletoon Canada Reveals Fall Lineup

Canadian tooncaster Teletoon has revealed its fall programming lineups for its Teletoon, Teletoon at Night, Teletoon Retro, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim channels. Packed full of new ... Continue Reading →
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Faceware Introduces New Educational Program

Faceware Technologies, a provider of 3D facial animation software and hardware for the video game, film, TV and commercial industries, announced that it is rolling out its Educational ... Continue Reading →