2014 Issues

2014 Issues

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      Issue #239 April/May 2014

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      Return to Rio - Director Carlos Saldanha and Blue Sky Studio fly Blu, Jewel and friends into the unknown territory of the Amazon in Rio 2.

      Connecting to a Classic - DisneyToons' The Pirate Fairy steers the Tinker Bell franchise into familiar territory that closes the gap with its origins in 1953's Peter Pan.

      Television

      CN's New Bundle of Joy - Creator Skyler Page and creative director Nelson Boles spread good vibes with their original series Clarence for Cartoon Network.

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      Turn it Up to Eleven - A list of 10 plus 1 shows to watch out for on the floor at MIPTV during the annual market.

      A Big Relief - New tax credits are giving an immediate jolt to the U.K. animation industry.

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      Issue #238 March 2014

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      The Past Ain't What it Used to Be! - How Rob Minkoff and his team at DreamWorks assembled a shiny, new version of Jay Ward's classic cartoon Mr. Peabody & Sherman.

      Minifigs Meet the Big Screen - Phil Lord and Chris miller team up with Aussie studio Animal Logic to construct WB's The LEGO Movie.

      Meet the Shiny Future of Law Enforcement - VFX supervisor Jamie Price and production designer Martin Whist reveal some of the details behind Sony's RoboCop.

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      In Pursuit of Art and Quality Content This year's Cartoon Movie in France will highlight bold, new features which aren't afraid to tackle tough, non-commercial subjects.

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      2014 Trade Show Calendar

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      Animation Magazine's 2014 Trade Show Calendar

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      2014 School Guide

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      Animation Magazine's 2014 School Guide

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      Issue #237 February 2014

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      There Be a Cunning Dragon! - Joe Letteri, the Oscar-nominated vfx supervisor of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, discusses the fine art of crafting the dragon, those spiders and other visual treats of Peter Jackson's epic movie.

      Smooth Criminal - Toronto's ToonBox and Korea's Redrover tell the tale of a critter heist in the year's first new CG-animated feature, The Nut Job.

      A Toon of Love and Fury - Rio 2096, Brazil's entry in the Best Animated Feature Oscar race, explores the country's history and the transcendence of love through animation.

      Television

      This month, the cable network debuts Chozen, an intriguing new animated series about a white, gay rapper--and showcases a diabolically different new season of Archer.

      Schools

      2014 School Guide - Listings for schools offering animation, fx and gaming programs around the world, plus special animation education editorial.

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      Issue #236 January 2014

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      Miyazaki's Magnificent Coda - The Japanese master's final feature, The Wind Rises, is a beautiful, mature work of art as well as a deeply personal one.

      Pachyrhinos' Stirring Saga - Walking with Dinosaurs puts a family feature spin on BBC's acclaimed CG-animated documentaries about the Jurassic giants.

      A Bittersweet Biography - Comicker and filmmaker Jung Henin's autobiographical Approved for Adoption tells his complex story with animated memories.

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      Intergalactic Travels with Grandpa! - Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon's quirky new sci-fi toon, takes viewers along for a fantastic ride.

      Festivals and Events

      Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race - Our special Oscar season coverage continues with a look at how top composers scored some of the year's biggest animated titles.