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HBO Pounces on Third Season of ‘Animals’ in August

The downtrodden New York City creatures of HBO’s Animals are coming back this August. The cabler will debut the third season of  Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano’s well-received ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Sofia Astrom, Director, Eels’ “Bone Dry”

The popular California band Eels (led by Mark Oliver Everett) has just released a beautiful stop-motion animated video for their new song “Bone Dry.” The video, which is directed ... Continue Reading →
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In A Different Light: ‘The Star’

Christmas movies are common enough, as are family Christmas movies. But Timothy Reckart saw an opportunity to do something different with The Star, an animated retelling of the nativity ... Continue Reading →
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VICELAND Trailers ‘Party Legends’ Animated Anecdote Show

VICELAND, the multinational TV channel launched by VICE magazine back in February, has released a trailer for its new animated series Party Legends. Set to premiere on Thursday, July ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Reveals 26th Edition Winners

After a jam-packed week devoted to animation — comprising over 300 films and 200 special guests — the 26th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb culminated ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez Named in LA Times AMPAS Diversity Nominees

The Los Angeles Times has released a multimedia report listing 100 people making a difference in increasing diversity in Hollywood, submitting the names to the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Announces 2016 Line-Up

Organizers of the 26th edition of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb (taking place June 6-11, 2016) has revealed this year’s official festival lineup, featuring ... Continue Reading →
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Starburns Picks Up Michael Jackson ‘Bubbles’ Script

Isaac Adamson’s script treatment of the touching story of a pop icon (Michael Jackson) and his pet chimp, Bubbles, has been snatched up by End Cue and Dan Harmon’s indie ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Jason Bateman Praises the ‘Positive and Incredibly Timely’ Message of Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ The voice star was enthusiastic (if slightly damp) at the Disney film’s premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Week Events to Fete Nominees

In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is presenting a series of public programs to celebrate the hard work of this year’s nominees ... Continue Reading →