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DWA Vets form Monkey’s Uncle Venture

Animation industry vets Eric “Bibo” Bergeron (Shark Tale, Road to El Dorado) and Emmy-nominated writer-director — and Animation Magazine contributing writer — ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Rescue Rangers’ Due for Live Action Feature

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Studios has picked up a pitch for a live-action movie based on the ’80s-’90s animated TV series Chip ‘n Dale Rescue ... Continue Reading →
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A Squared Ent. Merges with Genius Brands

Genius Brands International and Andy Heyward’s A Squared Entertainment have joined forces to create an intellectual property and multimedia content creation and distribution company. ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Releases ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Featurette on iTunes

Nickelodeon has released a nine-minute featurette about its new animated series Sanjay and Craig available exclusively on iTunes free of charge. Titled The Adventures of Sanjay and ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Vitti to Pen ‘Angry Birds’ Flick

Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sanjay and Craig’ to Premiere on Nick in May

Sanjay and Craig, a fun new animated show about the adventures of 12-year-old Sanjay (Maulik Pancholy) and his best buddy, a snake named Craig (Chris Hardwick) is set to premiere on ... Continue Reading →
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Rhythm & Hues Declares Bankruptcy

We were sad to hear that legendary vfx and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has filed for bankruptcy after a deal for Indian-based Prime Focus to buy the Oscar-winning house fell ... Continue Reading →
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Waterman Options ‘Brave Little Toaster’ for Remake

Waterman Entertainment is bringing back The Brave Little Toaster. The company has acquired the rights to the property with plans to make it into CGI and live-action hybrid feature. Brave ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Greenlights New Animated Series

Nickelodeon has greenlit over a dozen new live-action, animation and TV movie projects that will begin production this fall and into 2013. Among the new projects on tap are the CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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The Island of Lost Chipmunks

The CG-animated singing critters are back and in excellent form in the new family movie Chipwrecked. The Chipmunks first rose to international fame in December of 1958 with their  ... Continue Reading →