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Teletoon Offers 6-Week Preview to Canadian Cable Viewers

Teletoon Canada will offer Canadians free access to Teletoon during the Teletoon Free Preview event, running Aug. 15  to Sept. 30. During this six-week preview, subscribers of participating ... Continue Reading →
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Poser’s Miki Gets an Update, New Pal in Tyler GND

Smith Micro Software  is previewing at SIGGRAPH 2012 the fourth edition of Miki, the most-popular 3D figure in its Poser software, and unveiled Tyler, the first male GND (Girl/Guy ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Launches Watch-Play iOS App

Cartoon Network has released a new app for iOS that allows viewers to watch episodes of their favorite CN series and play games at the same time. CN 2.0, now available on the iPhone, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Launches Open-Source BRDF Explorer

Walt Disney Animation Studios is making its BRDF Explorer, a shading and rendering toolset, available to the industry through a new open-source site. BDRF stands for bidirectional ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, ‘Smurfs’ Producer Plan Hybrid ‘ALF’ Movie

The Alien Life Form from the planet Melmac is plotting a comeback. Sony Pictures Animation has acquired the rights to ALF, the iconic 1980s sitcom about a wisecracking alien who lives ... Continue Reading →
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WB Talks Directing ‘Justice League’ with Affleck

Warner Bros. is reportedly set to meet with actor/director Ben Affleck to discuss him possibly directing the studio’s planned Justice League superhero epic. According to a report ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag Aims New Icehouse Imprint at Older Audience

Irish children’s animation studio Brown Bag Films is launching a new label called Icehouse that will make content for an older audience. “I grew up on a diet of comic books, ... Continue Reading →
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Hub’s ‘Pound Puppies’ Earns Humanitas Prize in Writing

The Hub’s animated series Pound Puppies has received the Humanitas Prize for excellence in writing for children’s television animation. Writer Joe Ansolabehere was honored ... Continue Reading →
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Brenda Chapman Leaves Pixar for Mystery Lucasfilm Project

Brenda Chapman, who was the original director on Pixar’s Brave before being removed from the project, has reportedly left Pixar and is working as a consultant for Lucasfilm Animation. According ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Set for Nov. 28-Dec.1 in Singapore

SIGGRAPH Asia will return to the city where it started, with the five-year-old confab scheduled to take place Nov. 28-Dec. 1 in Singapore. The annual convention for the best artists ... Continue Reading →