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‘Tron: Uprising’s’ Bean to Direct ‘Ninjago’ Movie

Tron: Uprising director Charlie Bean is moving up to the big screen, having been hired to direct Warner Bros.’ toy adaptation feature film Ninjago. Based on the popular Lego toy ... Continue Reading →
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TV Helmer Sues For ‘Johnny Test’ Credit

A veteran live-action TV drama director is suing his former partner over being denied credit and compensation as the co-creator of the animated series Johnny Test. David Straiton, whose ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation

2013’s crop of up-and-coming animators proves there’s still room for originality and inventiveness in the toon landscape.       Graham Annable Graham Annable Co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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McCracken’s ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Premieres Tonight

TV animation auteur Craig McCracken chats with us about the challenges and rewards of his charming new Disney Channel show, Wander Over Yonder. If you’ve followed TV animation ... Continue Reading →
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Giant Wheel Taps Atlantyca to Distribute ‘Taka & Maka’

Giant Wheel Animation has appointed Atlantyca Entertainment as its distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka. The three-year agreement sees Atlantyca holding the ... Continue Reading →
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CN Picks Up 2 Holiday Specials from Cake

London-based distributor Cake today has sold the holiday specials A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List to Cartoon Network U.S. The deal builds on last year’s sale of the ... Continue Reading →
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Animag to Honor ILM’s Knoll, Stoopid Buddy Studios at Summit

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce the first of its 2013 award recipients, which will be presented at The World Animation & VFX Summit, Opening Night Party, on November 3 ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Teen Titans Go!’ Digital to Debut in Dec.

Die-hard fans of Robin, Cyborg, Starfire, Raven and Beast Boy will be able to dive into more adventures of the fabulous fivesome in December when DC launches a new Teen Titans Go! digital ... Continue Reading →
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Spooky Clips: Preview ‘Regular Show: Fright Pack’

Cartoon Network is offering some cool clips from their upcoming home entertainment release Regular Show: Fright Pack. Out September 3 on DVD, the latest collection of J.G. Quintel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Miami Animation Festival Unveils Impressive Lineup

This year’s edition of Miami’s Animation Festival has lined up an impressive program of screenings, events and panels for its 2013 edition, which runs October 17-20 at Miami Dade ... Continue Reading →