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Bugs Bunny Designer Bob Givens Dies at 99

Robert “Bob” Givens, an animator whose long and celebrated career brought him through the gamut of 20th century animation milestones from Walt Disney’s Snow White, to the first ... Continue Reading →
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A Dandelion Hopes for a New Life in Kevin Hudson’s ‘Weeds’

The recent anti-immigrant climate in the U.S. had a deep impact on animation director Kevin Hudson. The director of the new animated short Weeds says he was pulling weeds in his yard ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Actor & Annie Awards Founder June Foray Dies at 99

June Foray, known to generations of cartoon lovers for her iconic voice roles like Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Looney Tunes’ Granny, has died at age 99. The news was made public ... Continue Reading →
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Bald Mountain ‘Fantasia’ Art Adds to Record Animation Auction

Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art Auction in Dallas on July 1-2 scored a record-breaking $1.4 million in sales, thanks to rare offerings like a fabulous selection of original pieces ... Continue Reading →
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Profiles in History Animation & Disneyana Auction This Friday

The document trademarking Walt Disney’s name, production art from How the Grinch Stole Christmas (just in time for its 50th anniversary), original set pieces from Tim Burton’s The ... Continue Reading →
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Moana Scores $81.1M Holiday Opening Disney is very thankful for its strong performance this weekend, with Doctor Strange marking a single-hero Marvel movie milestone as well. And Fantastic ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorksTV’s Digital Domination DreamWorksTV head Birk Rawlings talks to TV Kids about the sophomore YouTube channel’s success with original live-action and animated content. Nancy ... Continue Reading →
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Here’s How ‘The Little Mermaid’ Saved Disney & Launched a Renaissance Era of Animation In the wake of continued chatter about a live-action remake from Disney, Kristin Lai ... Continue Reading →
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Heritage Presents Chuck Jones Auction for Grinch’s 50th

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, one of the most beloved animated TV holiday specials of all time. To help the mean green machine ... Continue Reading →
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New DreamWorks Offering Trolls Holds Preview at Cannes Voice stars Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick hit the Croisette to promote the upcoming animated musical-comedy. Open Road Joins ... Continue Reading →