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Teletoon Commissions New Season of ‘George’

Jay Ward’s classic animated series George of the Jungle will continue to swing into action thanks to a new season of the show commissioned by Teletoon Canada and produced by Singapore’s ... Continue Reading →
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Around 150 Staffers to Lose Jobs at Disney

Disney is in the process of laying off around 150 employees at Walt Disney Studios today (March 10). Variety reports that employees began receiving pink slips on Wednesday morning. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Painter Edward Levitt Has Died

Edward Levitt, a background painter for Walt Disney Animation Studios during animation’s Golden Age and a key influence on the Cartoon Modern movement of the 1950s, died April 2 in ... Continue Reading →
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Bruno Bozzetto to Receive ASIFA Prize

The upcoming Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (June 10-15, 2013) will see Italian cartoon legend Bruno Bozzetto honored with the coveted ASIFA Prize for outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Stars Drawn to ‘Roger Rabbit’ Reunion

A special screening and 25th Anniversary Reunion of the cast and crew of Robert Zemeckis’ seminal feature Who Framed Roger Rabbit packed the house at the Academy of Motion Pictures ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans Layoffs in Next Two Weeks

According to the Hollywood trades, Disney will be laying off employees in the next two weeks. The layoffs will come primarily from marketing and home video at the studio, with a smaller ... Continue Reading →
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Karen K. Miller Promoted to VP at Disney Channel

Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Disney Channels Worldwide’s VP of programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. She has been with Disney since 2011. In her new position, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Finding Nemo’ Sequel Gets Name and Release Date

Disney and Pixar announced today that the much anticipated sequel to the 2003 Oscar-winning feature Finding Nemo will be released on Nov. 25, 2015. The new pic, which will be directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘G.I. Joe’ Knocks ‘The Croods’ Off the Top Spot

Hasbro’s durable action figure, first introduced to consumers in 1964, proved to be force to reckon with this Easter weekend. The new feature G.I. Joe: Retaliation made an estimated ... Continue Reading →
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A Face Made for Voice-Over

Few men in the history of animation had as hard a time forging a career as actor Regis Frick. It was not that Frick wasn’t a good actor; in fact, his recitations of Shakespeare were ... Continue Reading →