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Cyber Group’s ‘Zou’ Gets Interactive

French indie Cyber Group Studios has announced the simultaneous release of new interactive projects starring the cuddly striped zebra hero of its HD CG preschool series, Zou (52 x 11). ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Says SpongeBob App Is Safe!

The SpongeBob SquarePants Diner Dash app doesn’t collect personally identifiable information about its users, says Nickelodeon, and is therefore not in violation of a federal law ... Continue Reading →
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Short on Minutes, Long on Talent

The 2012 edition of the Annecy Festival puts an amazingly diverse and creative range of animated shorts from all over the world in the spotlight. Animated short film submissions poured ... Continue Reading →
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Nextrendz Releases Stylus for ‘Draw Something’ Game

If you’ve been looking for ways to get an edge over your friends as you play the new hit game Draw Something, you may think about Nextrendz new touch-screen stylus, The Draw Thing. Draw ... Continue Reading →
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FUNimation Goes Mobile, Adds 2 Series

FUNimation is going mobile and adding the series Sankarea and Shangri-La to its slate. The company announced at Sakuracon in Seattle the release of its first-ever mobile app, created ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Revs Up April 30 Bow for ‘Motorcity’

Motorcity, an animated adventure series created by Chris Prynoski, is slated to premiere April 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD. The half-hour series follows a group of hot-rodding rebels, ... Continue Reading →
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Jobs Wanted Sorkin to Write a Pixar Pic

In an article in this week’s Newsweek, Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The West Wing) reveals that the late Steve Jobs wanted him to write a Pixar movie. According ... Continue Reading →
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Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Has Died

Steven P. Jobs, chairman and co-founder of Apple Inc. and personal computing pioneer, passed away today, October 5, at age 56. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source ... Continue Reading →
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Tales from the Toon Trenches: Jobs in Animation

Not since Richard Nixon was seen leaving on a jet plane in 1974 has one man’s resignation created the kind of hoopla that Steve Jobs’ stepping down as CEO of Apple has generated. ... Continue Reading →
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Smith Micro 2D Climbs Mac App Store Chart

Smith Micro 2D animation software, Anime Studio, has been added to the Mac App Store. The software application has become one of the top selling Graphics and Design software, following ... Continue Reading →