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‘Aria for a Cow’ Film Begins Production

A new animated short, titled Aria for a Cow and based on a song of the same name by the award-winning duo Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, ... Continue Reading →
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Random House to Publish Ed Catmull’s Memoir

If you’re looking for a first-person account of the story of Pixar, you should pre-order a copy of studio co-founder Ed Catmull’s memoir, which will be published by Random ... Continue Reading →
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NBCUniversal Purchases Remainder of Sprout

In another shakeup in the small-screen landscape, NBCUniversal has bought out its partners in preschool cable network Sprout. The company says this move demonstrates its increased commitment ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Freedom Force’ Arrives on Dec. 31

Vertical Entertainment’s new animated movie Freedom Force will be released on VOD and DVD on Dec. 31. The feature, billed as an “out-of-this-world animated adventure for ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Reveals Final Lineup for 2013 Edition

The organizers of this year’s SIGGRAPH Asia confab have announced the final lineup for the international CG and tech confab, which takes place Nov. 19-22 in Hong Kong. Now in ... Continue Reading →
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CN Orders More ‘Steven Universe’ and ‘Uncle Grandpa’

Cartoon Network announced today it has picked up 13 additional episodes each of Uncle Grandpa and Steven Universe, bringing the total order to 26 episodes for both original half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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Kracov’s Toons: A Career with Legs

I’ve interviewed a lot of people over the past quarter-century and have heard a lot of stories about how individuals found their ways into the Toon Trenches, but none have been ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Seals First ‘Mini Ninjas’ Deals

In the wake of the 2013 MIPCOM market last month, Paris-based indie Cyber Group Studios has announced the first major sales for its new high-def, 2D-animated series Mini Ninjas (52 ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Picks Up ‘Paw Patrol’ Season 2

Nickelodeon will be picking up the second 26-episode season of the CG-animated series Paw Patrol, which is currently ranked as the #1 preschool series on TV per NMR. The show stars ... Continue Reading →
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FX Unveils ‘Chozen’ Trailer

The FX network’s upcoming animated series Chozen, which will premiere January 13, 2014 at 10:30 p.m., is causing a stir with its new Red Band trailer, which you can check out ... Continue Reading →