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’Moana’: How Disney Animation Vets Created a Badass Polynesian Princess
IndieWire’s Bill Desowitz gets the inside scoop on the magical new CG feat getting ready to set sail from directors John Musker and Ron Clements.

Animated Flight Attendant Delivers Hilarious ‘Looney Tunes’ Landing Announcement
You can’t mess with the classics! Check out the viral video of professional puppeteer and Southwest flight attendant Zach Haumesser entertaining passengers with his character impressions.

Legendary Missing ‘Doctor Who’ Story to Be Restored Using Animation
1966 serial “The Power of the Daleks” will return to screens in a new animated incarnation through the BBC — 50 years to the minute from its original broadcast.

Slop of the Curve
Academy Award-nominated documentarian Marshall Curry turns to animation for a new short commissioned by WorkingNation that explains the United States’ looming unemployment crisis.

Patrick Moran Becomes Head of ABC Studios
Moran has been promoted from VP having been with the company since 2010, overseeing drama hits like Scandal, black-ish, How to Get Away with Murder and Once Upon a Time.

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