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DreamWorks, YouTube Partner for Daily Series

Variety is reporting that sources say a new, original co-production between DreamWorks Animation and YouTube will most likely launch on the Google-owned online video destination by ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Announce Videogame Writing Award Nominees

Five videogame awards have been nominated for the prestigious Writer Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Saturday, Feb. 1st at simultaneous ceremonies in L.A. and New York. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Offers Miyazaki Tribute, Stan Lee Visit

Just when you thought The Simpsons would be running out of cool animated guests, we hear that comicbook legend Stan Lee and sci-fi author Harlan Ellison will be appearing (as themselves) ... Continue Reading →
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There’s No Business Like Show Business

This past weekend Disney’s Frozen achieved a rare distinction for any film in that it returned to number one box office status after having previously dropped out of the top spot. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wind Rises’ to Open Anima in Brussels

The 33rd edition of Belgium’s Anima Festival, which will offer adult and kids animated programming in Brussels from Feb. 28 to March 9, 2014, will launch with Hayao Miyazaki’s ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes

+ Zodiak Kids has sealed a new deal with kids’ tablet leader LeapFrog Entertprises for their hit CG-animated preschool series Tickety Toc. The global agreement (excluding Australia/New ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Party Central’ to Play with Muppets Movie

Disney will be making Monsters University fans happy this March when it unveils Pixar’s new short Party Central in theaters when the Muppets Most Wanted opens in theaters. The ... Continue Reading →
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CG Master Academy Unveils Stellar Winter Lineup

Online digital art school CG Master Academy will be offering a course titled “The Art of Color and Light,” taught by acclaimed production designer, concept artist and visual ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. Orders More ‘Sofia,’ ‘McStuffins’ and ‘Jake’

Disney Junior, has ordered new seasons of its hits animated series Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The highly rated Sofia the First, which follows ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 19 Scientific/Technical Achievements

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 19 scientific and technical achievements represented by 52 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual ... Continue Reading →
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Gagné’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Optioned for Animated Feature

Michel Gagné’s popular graphic novel The Saga of Rex is on its way to become an indie animated feature, thanks to Belgium-based animation studio Grid Animation. The 2010 Image ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Hangover Passes One Million Milestone

Frederator Studios’ popular Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel has surpassed one million subscribers, becoming the second-fastest original funded YouTube channel to do so in its ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Announces New Season Launch of ‘The Awesomes’

Today at CES, Hulu announced the 2014 lineup of its new and returning series. Among the hot slate for the year is the second season of the animated series The Awesomes, set for a summer ... Continue Reading →
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Diamond Names ‘Walking Dead’ Top Comic of 2013

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the top comic books and graphic novels (by sales figures) of 2013, with Image Comics’ The Walking Dead #115 taking the No. 1 spot for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Ices Competition, Passes $300 Million

Disney’s CG animated musical Frozen is proving a huge hit for the studio, gliding past the $300 million mark in U.S. box offices this week and raking in over $650 million worldwide–even ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Ng Discusses His ‘Requiem for Romance’

Montreal-based animator Jonathan Ng’s visually stunning 2D short Requiem for Romance has been one of the standouts of the year and is one of the final 10 titles qualified to be ... Continue Reading →
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January 2014 Tech Reviews

Maxon’s Cinema 4D Release 15 In Maxon’s 15th release of Cinema 4D, plenty of features have been added across the spectrum of needs for the user base, making the workflow ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mighty 7′ Hits The Hub on Feb. 1

The Hub Network is prepping for its first major television event of 2014, with the original animated family movie Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 set to premiere Saturday, February 1 at 8 ... Continue Reading →
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CN Offers Sneak Peek at Ringo’s ‘Powerpuff’ Special Song

Fans of Craig McCracken’s break-out series The Powerpuff Girls are eagerly awaiting the brand new animated special “Dance Pantsed,” which premieres Monday, January ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Wins Top Animation Prize at Capri

Chalk another win for DreamWorks Animation’s sleeper caveman family hit of 2013 The Croods. The movie picked up the Best Animation Prize at the Capri Hollywood Film Festival in ... Continue Reading →