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Daily News Bytes: DuVernay Directing ‘New Gods’, Brad Bird’s ‘The Spirit’ Pencil Test, an Animated Nod to Dementia Nurses & More

Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’ Fresh off the release of her $100 million A Wrinkle in Time adaptation’s release, the acclaimed director ... Continue Reading →
Bruce Timm

Bruce Timm Angles for ‘Superman: Red Son’ DC Animated Movie

At the capital fan event DC in D.C. this weekend, animation legend Bruce Timm was on hand to present the premiere of Batman: Gotham By Gaslight and field questions about this latest ... Continue Reading →
Walter Hamada

Walter Hamada Tapped to Steer DC Film Slate in WB Shake-Up

As part of the shake-up of its DC Films operations begun in December, Warner Bros. announced late last week that Walter Hamada has been promoted to the role of President of DC-based ... Continue Reading →
Carl Barks "Family Portrait

Carl Barks “Family Portrait” Helps Heritage Animation Auction Clear $1.5M

A painting by one of the most famous Walt Disney Studios artists of all time helped Heritage Auctions’ Dec. 9-10 Animation Art Auction in Beverly Hills, California clear more ... Continue Reading →
Len Wein

Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Spooky Edition

Happy Halloween, boils and ghouls! Here’s a few tricks ‘n’ treats that have dropped into our candy buckets — er, email inboxes. Sweepstakes: DC Collectibles ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Star Citizen’ Faces Real-Time, Some Bad B.O., ‘SpongeBob’ X Anime?! & More

Legendary Voice Actor Kevin Conroy Talks ‘Batman and Harley Quinn,’ Batfleck and Much More The voice of the Caped Crusader for 25 years says he was drawn back into the DC ... Continue Reading →
Mark Millar

Netflix Buys ‘Kingsman’ Comic Co. Millarworld

Global streaming service Netflix announced its first acquisition on Monday, having acquired comic-book publisher Millarworld. Launched in 2004 by Scottish comics writer Mark Millar, ... Continue Reading →
Andrea Romano

Andrea Romano, Emmy-Winning VO Director, Announces Retirement

Andrea Romano, an acclaimed voiceover and casting director who has brought to life dozens of beloved animation projects over the past three decades, has announced her intention to retire ... Continue Reading →