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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Spotlights Chuck Jones

A new traveling exhibition of the art of animation great Chuck Jones is slated to start a four year, 13-city tour of the nation starting with New York City in July. The exhibition, ... Continue Reading →
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‘G.I. Joe’ Animated ‘Community’ Preview

The NBC sitcom Community is no stranger to animation, and it’s dipping back in the frame-by-frame pool again with an episode that pays homage to the classic 1980s animated series ... Continue Reading →
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Palm Beach Fest to Screen Brazilian Animation Doc

Between Frames – The Art of Brazilian Animation, feature that tells the history of the medium in the nation, is set for its international premiere April 6 at the Palm Beach International ... Continue Reading →
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Yearlong Celebration Set for Batman’s 75th

To mark the milestone 75th anniversary of DC Comics’ Batman, Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Entertainment have revealed plans for a yearlong celebration befitting the world’s ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Kids Schedules ‘Cyberchase’ Movie

PBS KIDS and Thirteen will celebrate Earth Month by presenting the first-ever television movie based on the Emmy-winning series Cyberchase. The Cyberchase Movie will find character ... Continue Reading →
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Biz Markie to Guest on ‘SpongeBob’

Following Nickelodeon’s 27th annual Kids’ Choice Awards, American rap star Biz Markie (“Just a Friend”) will take a guest starring role on the network’s ... Continue Reading →
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Five Toon Trivia Facts You Don’t Know (And With Good Reason)

When Howard Djadouin passed away last year at the age of 108, few in Hollywood mourned, chiefly because no one knew who he was. Howard Djadouin had nothing to do with film or animation ... Continue Reading →
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Benefit Exhibits ‘Robot Chicken,’ DC Artwork

Robot Chicken and iam8bit studios have teamed up for the third consecutive year with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios for the Robot Chicken Art Show, this time highlighting the Robot Chicken ... Continue Reading →
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Se-ma-for Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

The Polish Se-ma-for Film Festival has issued a call for entries to the main competition for the Best Stop Motion Animation. The festival is the first in Europe and one of just a few ... Continue Reading →
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FranceTV Distribution Nabs ‘Super 4′ Licensing

FranceTV Distribution has signed a brand licensing agreement covering France, Luxembourg and French-speaking Belgium for Super 4, the first series based on the world of Playmobil, with ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Debuts Miyazaki Memoir ‘Turning Point’

VIZ Media will release a new collection of essays, interviews, memoirs and illustrations by animation legend Hayao Miyazaki. The new title, Turning Point: 1997-2008 (a follow up to ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Adopts FLIX for Story Development

London-based software developer The Foundry has revealed that DreamWorks Animation has incorporated FLIX into its pre-production process. The visual story development tool will be used ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC to Air Nelvana’s ‘Sidekick’ This Summer

Nelvana Enterprises has signed a broadcast deal with the BBC for its animated series Sidekick to air on its kids channel CBBC beginning in summer 2014. The license includes seasons ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dexter’s Lab’ Returns as IDW Comic

IDW Publishing has announced Dexter’s Laboratory will become the most-recent Cartoon Network show to become a new comic book series under its deal with Cartoon Network Enterprises. Dexter’s ... Continue Reading →
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Film Roman Inks First Look Deal with Transition

Starz Animation’s Film Roman studio has inked a first-look deal with producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment. Butler and his team, which includes ... Continue Reading →
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Shade VFX Opens NY Facility

Shade VFX has opened a new facility in New York, prompted by a favorable economic climate and client requests. The Park Avenue location will build up a medium sized staff over the coming ... Continue Reading →
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Pixel Animation Offers Major Studio Master Classes

The Pixel Animation event taking place in Quebec City’s TRYP Hotel Pur April 4-5 will offer two days of master classes and networking events with 14 key artists from major studios ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Shorts Program Seeks Pre-K Concepts

Nickelodeon is looking for preschool-targeted comedy gold for Nick Jr.’s 2014 Animated Shorts Program. Prospective short filmmakers have until April 28, 2014 to submit their concepts ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Anime Tops Busy Disc Week

It’s a huge week for home video releases, but with superheroes all the rage there’s no way we could start off with a look at other title except a team-up between two of ... Continue Reading →
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HAFF Names ‘The Fake’ Top Feature

Yeon Sang-ho’s The Fake won the grand prix for feature films at the Holland Animation Film Festival, which was held in Utrecht from March 19-23. Here’s a look at the trailer ... Continue Reading →