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National Press Club Spotlights ‘Phineas & Ferb,’ ‘Fish Hooks’

The National Press Club in Washington, D.C., is opening its doors to animation for the first time with a special panel spotlighting the Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb and Fish ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker’s New Short ‘Luna’ Set to Screen at SIGGRAPH

Rainmaker Entertainment’s just-completed animated short film Luna has been chosen to screen at the Electronic Theater at the upcoming SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival set ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Co-Director Brad Lewis Heads to Digital Domain

Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa’s TAC Open for Pitch THIS! Submissions

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event TAC is accepting proposals for its 2011 Pitch THIS! Program, presented by 9 Story Entertainment. This year’s event will ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Puts Production Art Database Online

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made available online a tremendous resource for animation and filmmaking aficionados with its new Production Art Database. The database ... Continue Reading →
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Monty Python Members Help Animate Graham Chapman Memoir

Members of Monty Python are reuniting to provide voices for a new 3D animated feature called A Liar’s Autobiography, based on the memoir of former Monty Python member the late ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ugly Americans’ Returns June 30 on Comedy Central

Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans returns for a wet, hot summer of zombie-loving good times with affable human social worker Mark Lilly (voiced by Matt Oberg), along with his creature ... Continue Reading →
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Videos We Like: Animated ‘Rocketeer’ Homage

One of our favorite comics at Animation Magazine is The Rocketeer, created way back in the early 1980s by Dave Stevens and turned into a live-action feature film by Disney in 1991. The ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Celebrates July 4th with ‘Transformers’ Marathon

With Transformers: Dark of the Moon coming to theaters this Wednesday, The Hub is presenting a blast from the past for the robots in disguise this Independence Day. On July 4, the network ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Family Museum Honors ‘Bambi’ Animator Tyrus Wong

Disney animation legend Tyrus Wong was recently celebrated at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco’s Presidio for influencing generations of animators and many films today. “Ty” ... Continue Reading →