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Thinkbox Releases Draft at SIGGRAPH 12

Thinkbox Software has announced the release of Draft, a lightweight compositing and video processing tool designed to automate typical post-render tasks, which will be unveiled at the ... Continue Reading →
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The Most Shocking Cartoon Ever Made!

If the Annie Awards ever decided to create a category for Outstanding Achievement in Horrifyingly Bad Taste in Animation, 1989’s Quiet Please would be the hands-on winner. Nearly ... Continue Reading →
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Scaling the VFX Heights of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

The third and final chapter in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy delivers plenty of spectacular visuals and mind-boggling vfx scenes that linger in memory long after the final credits ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball’ Returns to Cartoon Network on August 14

Cartoon Network’s acclaimed animated media series The Amazing World of Gumball will begins its second season on the air on August 14 at 7 p.m. The mixed-media show which won a BAFTA ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Sandler Develops Hybrid ‘Toys’ Movie

Adam Sandler and his Happy Madison production company will be working on feature version of the hybrid animated-live-action short Bad Toys II. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ... Continue Reading →
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‘G.I. Joe: Renegades’ Blu-ray Lands in September

Shout Factory and Hasbro Studios will release G.I. Joe: Renegades: The Complete First Season on September 25. The first season features 26 episodes and special bonus content is produced ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsHD Celebrates Plympton

ShortsHD, the only TV network dedicated to short films, is launching a special collection of shorts from award-winning animation icon Bill Plympton on Animate! which kicks off July ... Continue Reading →
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Takagi is Toei’s New Prez

Long-time company executive Katsuhiro Takagi has been named President, Toei Animation Co., Ltd., the studio announced. Takagi’s former title was Senior Director for the company. Takagi ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Ginny Tyler Dies

Actress Ginny Tyler, who was recognized as a Disney Legend in 2006 for her many vocal performances over the years, passed away July 13 of natural causes in Issaquah, Washington at age ... Continue Reading →
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Malaysian Toon ‘Origanimals’ Earns SPP Nod

The Malaysian animation industry is celebrating its latest success with the announcement that 3D animated series Origanimals has nabbed the Best Planning Award at the Seoul Promotion ... Continue Reading →