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Norman, Wooley Set for World Animation Celebration

Prolific voice actor Michael-Leon Wooley has been set as host of the World Animation Celebration, with legendary Disney animator Floyd Norman scheduled as the guest speaker. The international ... Continue Reading →
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Animating the Active Mind of ‘Kirby Buckets’

Animation and live action haven’t always gotten along terribly well together in the same frame — Who Framed Roger Rabbit? excepted. But with the tech getting better and animation ... Continue Reading →
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Preview Clip Released for Disney’s ‘Feast’

We’re only a few weeks away from its general release, but Disney has served up an early taste of its new short film, Feast. Directed by Patrick Osborne and produced by Kristina ... Continue Reading →
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Ryan Quincy Talks Artist-Driven Disney XD Spots

What do animators The Brothers McLeod, artist Buff Monster, street artist Tristan Eaton, and animators Joel Trussell and Ryan Quincy have in common? All of them have been tapped to ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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Old is New Again

Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels plots a course back to the franchise’s storytelling and visual roots. After ... Continue Reading →
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Time Traveling Canines, Mutants and Rebels

Mr. Peabody and Sherman (DreamWorks, $48.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $36.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $29.98 DVD) arrives with a bevy of extra features, including ... Continue Reading →
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NYCC Gets Deeper Look at ‘Big Hero 6′

We wish we were in the Big Apple this weekend to attend the very awesome New York Comic-Con and see all our East Coast buds, but since we can’t be there we have the next best ... Continue Reading →
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Koh to Preside Over Additional Anti-Poaching Cases

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh will preside over a series of lawsuits accusing animation and visual-effects studios of participating in an illegal anti-poaching and wage suppression agreement. Koh ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive First Look: ‘Jessie’ Meets ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’

If you needed proof that the crossover gates between Disney and Marvel have been swung wide open, then this Friday’s episode of Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors ... Continue Reading →