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Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Voice of Animated Alfred, Dies

Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr., best known as a suave leading man of 1950s-1970s television who also provided the voice of Alfred in Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series (1992-95) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Spidey 2′ Swings to Amazing Opening

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 dominated the weekend box office business, taking in an estimated $92 million in domestic ticket sales. The Sony/Columbia sequel to the 2012 reboot of the franchise ... Continue Reading →
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9 Toon Finalists for Student Academy Awards

Nine animated films have been nominated as finalists for the 2014 Student Academy Awards. Academy members will now vote to determine up to three winning films in each category. The ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Taps Universal for Home Entertainment Distribution

HIT is going with Universal for distribution of its library in home entertainment, streaming video and video on demand for the United States and Canada. The multi-year partnership between ... Continue Reading →
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Viva Taps Essence of Vegas for Large-Scale Spots

Viva Design has completed two original animation sequences for the High Roller observation reel in Las Vegas at Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s Linq Entertainment and shopping center ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animators Show Off Artistic Side

Disney Television Animation played host April 29 to “Man Vs. Machine: The Robot Show!,” an exhibition of artwork by its artists, executives and staff. Here are some images ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Animating ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings into theaters this weekend ... Continue Reading →
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‘Untitled Smurfs Movie’ Pushed to 2016

Director Kelly Asbury (Gnomeo & Juliet, Shrek 2, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron) announced on his official production blog this morning that the franchise-remodeling Untitled ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Launching YouTube Channel

DreamWorks Animation is stepping deeper into the streaming game by launching a new, family-oriented YouTube channel called DreamWorksTV that will feature original, live-action and animated ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Old Is New Again, Part 1: Captain America

The venerable Captain America has lately been burning up the box office through the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which is not a bad showing for the fourth-oldest superhero ... Continue Reading →