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Bicoastal Bakshi

Back in the early 1970s, when feature animation was believed to be in its final days, a new feature operation with dreams of challenging Disney almost started up in New York City. Almost. It ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoJack’ Will Be Back in the Saddle for Second Season

Mere days — just enough for subscribers to get a good bing-watch in — Netflix has renewed animated comedy BoJack Horseman for a second season of 12 episodes, according to ... Continue Reading →
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New Pics: ‘Mr. Pickles,’ ‘Squidbillies’ Season 8 Premieres on Adult Swim

Adult Swim has unveiled a more in-depth/traumatizing look at its upcoming new toon Mr. Pickles, which premieres September 21 at midnight and will be followed by the eight season premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Sets World, Canadian Premieres for Fall

Canadian cable outlet Teletoon’s fall lineup includes world premieres of two new Canada-produced series, Dr. Dimensionpants and Chop Chop Ninja, as well as Canadian premieres ... Continue Reading →
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Tokyo Fest Nabs ‘Big Hero 6,’ Anno Retrospective

The world premiere of Disney’s Big Hero 6 and a first-ever complete retrospective of the works of Hideaki Anno mark an expanded animation presence at this year’s Tokyo International ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Hosts Tech Awards, Con-Tech Preview

Paramount Pictures and the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society will be hosting a one-day double event on Wednesday, September 24. Taking place at the Paramount lot, the ... Continue Reading →
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Springfield, OR Unveils ‘Simpsons’ Mural

The city of Springfield, Oregon just outside the state capital of Eugene yesterday unveiled a massive mural inspired by The Simpsons 25th anniversary in its downtown. Yeardley Smith, ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Letter to Momo’ Comes Home Oct. 21

Hiroyuki Okiura’s A Letter to Momo will be released Oct. 21 on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, digital and VOD from GKIDS, in conjunction with Cinedigm. The release will include the ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance to Distribute New Shorts Collection

Sundance is bringing to theaters this fall a collection of eight animated shorts that have all screened at the famous festival. The 95-minute program will play at the Sundance Sunset ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Rakes in Sales for ‘Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood’

PGS Entertainment announces a raft of global sales for Method Animation and DQ Entertainment’s animated adventure series Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood. Recent licensing broadcasters ... Continue Reading →
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Encore Appoints Jennifer Tellefsen VP VFX Biz Dev

Post production and visual effects company Encore has named Jennifer Tellefsen as Vice President of Business Development, VFX for its worldwide operations. Tellefsen moves to the position ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Greenlights Five Kids’ Pilots

Following the debuts of its first three original kids’ shows, Amazon Studios has announced it has greenlit three animated pilots for preschoolers and kids 6-11. The newcomers ... Continue Reading →
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‘Song of the Sea’ Opens in NYC, Toronto December 19

GKIDS has announced the North American release date for Cartoon Saloon’s highly anticipated animated feature Song of the Sea. The folk tale inspired 2D film will open in New York ... Continue Reading →
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Canemaker Celebrates Masters McCay, Disney

Animation historian and Oscar-winning animator John Canemaker will pay tribute to two of the medium’s masters, Winsor McCay and Walt Disney, in a three-part event set for Sept. ... Continue Reading →
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Smith, Keane, McGrath to Keynote VIEW

Pixar co-founder Alvy Ray Smith, longtime Disney animator Glen Keane and Madagascar director Tom McGrath have been announced as keynote speakers for the 2014 VIEW Conference set for ... Continue Reading →
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New Writers Join ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ Team

SLR Productions will be kicking off production of season two of its acclaimed preschool animated series Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare with ... Continue Reading →
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‘Legends of Oz’ Seeks Disc Audience

It was a high-profile flop at the box office when it was released this spring, but Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (Fox, $29.99, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $22.99 DVD) is ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE ‘Letter to Momo’ Clip; Opens in Theaters Aug. 29

Director Hiroyuki Okiura’s A Letter to Momo is coming to select theaters Aug. 29, and we’ve got a sneak peek at an exclusive clip. Distributed by GKIDS, the film opens ... Continue Reading →
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102Gether Glendale Event Celebrates WB Legacy

Animation fans will want to be in Glendale, Calif., Sept. 21 for a Chuck Jones 102Gether, a film festival tribute to the teams that created the golden age of Warner Bros. cartoons to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians’ Retake Weekend, Top U.S. Summer B.O.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy not only rebounded to reclaim the top spot at the box office this weekend, it also has become the top-grossing movie of the summer. In its fourth ... Continue Reading →