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‘Phineas and Ferb’ Pays Tribute to ‘Lost’

Phineas and Ferb are about to get Lost. An upcoming episode of the hit animated series will pay tribute to the iconic ABC series Lost, with a story by Lost co-creator and writer Damon ... Continue Reading →
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Bale, Blanchett Help Fill Out WB’s ‘Jungle’ Cast

Warner Bros.’ Andy Serkis-directed Jungle Book: Origins — an update of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book — has added actors Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Naomie ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Sets New Edition of ‘Art of Princess Mononoke’

VIZ Media will release Aug. 26 a new edition of the acclaimed art book The Art of Princess Mononoke, which features a new translation and hardcover presentation. VIZ Media’s Studio ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thunder’ Rolls Home Sept. 30 via Walmart

Shout! Factory will release Sept. 30 the international hit animated feature Thunder and the House of Magic on DVD and on two-disc Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack exclusively at Walmart stores. The ... Continue Reading →
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Award-winning Animator Liz Holzman Dies

Liz Holzman, an Emmy-winning veteran of television animation for more than two decades, died Aug. 11 at the age of 61 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Holzman began working in ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Orders @DadBoner Pilot

Comedy Central has ordered a pilot for an animated series based on the popular Twitter feed @DadBoner. Deadline.com reports the pilot will be written by comic Mike Burns, creator of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Panda’s’ Stevenson Directs United’s Ark Tale

Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson has been tapped to direct a CG-animated feature inspired by the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark for United Pictures. Slated for completion in ... Continue Reading →
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Online Frederator Network Adds 200 Toon Channels

The online Channel Frederator Network brought more than 200 new channels to its network in June and July. With the recent signing of animated channels such as: • David Firth’s ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Plans Extensive Disney Tribute

The Ottawa International Animation Festival will celebrate next month the world’s most beloved, successful and pioneering animation studio with a series of screenings, talks, ... Continue Reading →
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DTLA Gallery Sets ‘Secret Art of Animators’

The Hive Gallery & Studios in downtown Los Angeles has announced an upcoming exhibit titled The Secret Art of Animators, which will showcase personal artwork made by the some of ... Continue Reading →
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‘TripTank’ Seeks Submissions for Season 2

Think your short animated film — or idea for a short animated film — is good enough for TV? Then Comedy Central’s TripTank wants to hear from you! The anthology series, which ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Orders Season 3 for ‘The Awesomes’

Hulu Original has renewed for a third season the animated series The Awesomes from Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker. The adult animated series starring Meyers is in its second season ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF, NFB to Celebrate McLaren Centennial

On Sept. 7, the centenary of the birth of National Film Board of Canada film and animation legend Norman McLaren will be celebrated with a free program of outdoor screenings, accompanied ... Continue Reading →
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Penguins of Madagascar Accept ALS Ice Mission

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over social media, and animation is getting in the spirit of the fund-raising fun. Over on Facebook, the stars of Penguins of Madagascar accepted ... Continue Reading →
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‘Song of the Sea’ to Premiere at TIFF

Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon’s highly anticipated feature Song of the Sea is set to have its world premiere Sept. 6 at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Sets ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Premieres

The animated one-hour movie Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, which will lead into the upcoming animated series, will premiere online Sept. 29 to verified users on WATCHDisneyXD.com ... Continue Reading →
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‘Falls’ Inevitable Return

Creator Alex Hirsch talks about the long-awaited second season of Disney’s Gravity Falls — and how the cult series is evolving ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Set for 2014 animago AWARDS

Five nominees in ten categories have been named for the 2014 animago AWARDS. The nominees were chosen by an independent jury of experts, who gathered in Berlin to make their final decisions ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Sci-Tech Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Committee has announced 21 scientific and technical achievements, and 16 distinct investigations ... Continue Reading →
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‘Spidey 2,’ ‘Brony Tale,’ ‘Gilligan’ Top Week’s Discs

It’s a web of wild home video releases this week, with the latest from Marvel’s arachnid superstar, a documentary on men who love pony toons and some vintage and new animated ... Continue Reading →