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BAM Plans Bakshi Retrospective in May

Animator Ralph Bakshi will be honored with a retrospective at the Brooklyn Academy of Music from May 9-20. Bakshi’s films included such cult-hit classics as Fritz the Cat, Heavy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Episode Hits Instagram

You’ll have to put down your TV remote and click on over to Instagram for the most-recent episode of Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty. The network debuted an original ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Jimmy Murakami

Every superhero has an origin story. As animators, however, we’re stuck firmly in the human world, but each of us can point to an event that shaped our lives, and pushed us down ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Appoints Digital Execs

Technicolor appointed two new digital entertainment executives, with Tim Sarnoff named president of production services and Claude Gagnon taking on the role of senior VP content solutions ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks, Netflix Announce Three New Series

DreamWorks Animation and Netflix have announced the next three original animated kids’ series in their partnership: Puss in Boots, King Julien and Veggie Tales in the House. The ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils Upcoming Toon Pipeline

Nickelodeon, which has a 30 year tradition of bringing groundbreaking toons to TV, has announced its programming slate for 2014-15 — which will include new animated series, re-ups ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars’ Return for Race Short on Disney Movies Anywhere

The rolling heroes of Pixar’s Cars are returning in an all-new short film called The Radiator Springs 500½ that will be available later this spring only on Disney Movies Anywhere. According ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Takes ‘Dungeon of Naheulbeuk’ Abroad

PGS Entertainment has announced it will globally represent The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk, a new animated comedy-action series aimed at young adults that was partly funded by crowdfunding. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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In Toon With The Universe

For a long time I’ve opined to anyone who would listen that I would regain hope for humanity when Neil deGrasse Tyson had his own television show instead of Honey Boo Boo and ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Animation Updates Production Slate

Sony Pictures Animation today revealed updates to their upcoming projects line-up, which includes a new Genndy Tartakovsky original, the animated feature debut of Popeye and the continued ... Continue Reading →