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Don’t Toot That Horn! Leonardi & the Art of Claiming Credit

Forget the F-word. In animation and related fields like comic books, there is only one serious danger word, the one you utter completely at your own risk: the C-bomb…Credit. I ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Dances With ‘Chico and Rita’

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Fernadno Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s acclaimed 2D animated feature Chico & Rita. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →
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Telemundo Gets Animated With 10 Disney/Pixar Titles

U.S. Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo has acquired the rights to air 10 acclaimed animated features from Disney/Pixar, including Up, Ratatouille, WALL.E, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s BRB Signs Deal with Wuaki.TV

Spanish studio BRB has finalized an offer with Wuaki.tv to offer content from its animated catalog online via TV. David the Gnome, Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds and Around the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Making of South Park’ Docu Premieres Sunday

Comedy Central and South Park Digital Studios continue their “Year of the Fan” celebrations of South Park’s 15th season by premiering the new behind-the-scenes look 6 Days to ... Continue Reading →
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Country Legend George Jones Records ‘Squidbillies’ Theme

Legendary country music singer George Jones has taken part in an apropos pop cultural exchange by recording the theme song for an upcoming episode of Squidbillies, premiering Sunday, ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Serves Up ‘Toriko’ for MIPCOM

Tokyo-based toon house Toei Animation is asking MIPCOM 2011 (Oct. 3-6) attendees to save room for dessert and they prepare for the global distribution launch of Toriko, the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Teenage Fairytale Dropouts’ Gets Happy Ending

Anima Estudios (Mexico), SLR Productions (Australia) Home Plate Entertainment (U.S.) and Telegael (Ireland) have announced that their new animated co-pro Teenage Fairytale Dropouts ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Brings Colorful Slate to Cannes

Guru Studio will introduce two new animated series and an animation anthology show at the MIPCOM market in France next week. “We are thrilled to be coming to Cannes with a diverse ... Continue Reading →