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News Bytes: Rick & Morty Visit the Ponyverse; NFB Shorts, ‘Yoko’ in China; Snoop Leads Sci-Fi Indie & More!

Rick and Morty Made a Bizarre Appearance on ‘My Little Pony’ Two very intense animation fandoms have collided in a recent episode of Friendship Is Magic “Grannies Gone Wild” ... Continue Reading →
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Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
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Ramsey Naito Is Paramount Animation’s New Exec VP

The Boss Baby producer is now the new boss at Paramount Animation. Ramsey Naito has joined the studio’s animation division as exec VP, according to Deadline. She will report to Paramount ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! & Twitch to Stream ‘Home Movies’ Bingefest

Later this month, fans can celebrate one of the early stand-outs of adult animated TV comedy as Shout! Factory TV and social video platform partner Twitch host Home Movies: The Complete ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Reports Over 25% of LA Area Employees Are Women

Toon town continues to trudge along toward gender equity according to a survey posted by The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE on its blog. The Guild reports that of the 4,230 artists, ... Continue Reading →
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Dove Forms Global Self-Esteem Pact with CN’s ‘Steven Universe’

Dove has formed a two-year, global partnership with Cartoon Network’s acclaimed Steven Universe property to educate young people on body confidence through the animated show’s themes ... Continue Reading →
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Renegade Animation at 25: The Little Toon Train that Could

How much of a challenge has it been to keep an animation studio up and running throughout the industry’s vast technological and artistic upheaval of the past 25 years? You can definitely ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ren and Stimpy’ Creator Accused of Underage Sexual Abuse

***Content warning: This article and the source story linked mention sexual assault. Two women have come forward and accused Ren and Stimpy creator and Spumco founder John Kricfalusi ... Continue Reading →
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Turner’s Christina Miller to Keynote Annecy

The latest updates on the 2018 Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 11-16) reveal that Christina Miller of Turner will be among the animation VIPs in attendance, and ... Continue Reading →