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Mike Peraza to Receive Friz Freleng Award

Award-winning Disney artist Mike Peraza will be honored with the Friz Freleng Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Animation at the International Family Film Festival this year ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Movies Anywhere Comes to Android

The Walt Disney Studios and Google Play have announced that their partnership will now enable millions of Android users in the U.S. to enjoy their favorite Disney, Pixar and Marvel ... Continue Reading →
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WAC Winners Rep Global Animation Scene

Talented filmmakers from across the globe took home awards at the 2014 World Animation Celebration (WAC) held over the weekend. The event, presented by Animation Libation Studios and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maleficent’ Casts Spell Over Week’s Releases

Now that you’ve gotten your animated pre-game on with the Diamond Edition of Sleeping Beauty, you should be psyched up to tackle the live-action, villain-centric retelling of ... Continue Reading →
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Must-See Toons for Halloween

It’s the most spooktacular time of the year! Once you’ve made the rounds, sweated through your greasepaint, racked up way too big of a tab on pumpkin flavored microbrews ... Continue Reading →
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‘Something Wicked’ Signs Scriptwriter

In keeping with the Halloween vibe, Disney has announced it has reaped a writer for its upcoming adaptation of the Ray Bradbury horror classic Something Wicked This Way Comes. The studio ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s Nutbrown Hare Makes International Friends

Coming out of the 2014 edition of the MIPCOM market, 9 Story Media Group announces it has inked multiple deals for preschool animation Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life,’ ‘Boxtrolls’ Hold Up at Box Office

The box office is showing reasonably good returns for mid-budget indie animated features Book of Life and The Boxtrolls. In its second weekend of release, Reel FX and Fox’s Book ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration Sets Judges, Panelists

The World Animation Celebration has announced the judges and panelists for the one-day international short film festival set for Nov. 1 at the Los Angeles Film School. A presentation ... Continue Reading →
June Foray

Which Witch is Which?

Halloween season seems to be the perfect time to bring up one a cartoon character who had one of the most remarkable careers of any animated figure in toon history: Witch Hazel. Live ... Continue Reading →