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Lantz Foundation Supports LMU Animation Lab

Thanks to a $540,000 grant from the Walter Lantz Foundation, Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television will be able to outfit its new Animation Lab with state-of-the-art ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Sneak Peek at ‘The Aquabats!’

Here’s a real gem freshly plucked from The Hub toon mines! Check out this cute clip of Lil Bat’s morning routine, one of the many animated vignettes from the channel’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Bozzetto and m4e Trap ‘Tip the Mouse’

Italy’s Studio Bozzetto & Co. has partnered with German media and brand management company m4e AG to develop and produce a new CG preschool toon based on popular children’s ... Continue Reading →
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3-D ‘Lorax’ Comes to 269 IMAX Screens

The latest 3-D CG flick from Universal Pictures/Illumination Entertainment, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, will come to IMAX March 2, opening on 269 domestic screens simultaneously, according ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount to Release New ‘SpongeBob’ Movie in 2014

SpongeBob is getting ready to make another big splash on the big screen. During a Deutsche Bank media and telecom investor conference in Palm Beach, FL, Viacom president and CEO Philippe ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Plans Major Waterpark in Thailand

If you’re booking a trip to Asia, you may want to add Bang Saray (near Pattaya) on the east coast of Thailand to your itinerary. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book’ Musical Set to Premiere in Chicago

A new musical based on the Rudyard Kipling book and 1967 Disney adaptation of The Jungle Book will premiere at Chicago’s Goodman Theater, reports Variety. The new production will ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH 2012 Calls for Real-Time Content

CG animation confab SIGGRAPH 2012 is looking for cutting-edge Real-Time Live! content to be presented as part of this year’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival. Examples of ... Continue Reading →
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Universal’s Spider-Man Attraction Gets Animation Upgrade

Universal Orlando Resort is adding major visual enhancements to its Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man attraction. The popular ride will soon feature all-new 4K digital high definition ... Continue Reading →
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Magic Dumpling’s Geiger Named China 3D Consultant

Kevin Geiger, president and CEO of Magic Dumpling Entertainment, has accepted as position as a resident foreign consultant to the China 3D Film & Television Association, an organization ... Continue Reading →