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How Homer Will Make His Live Debut on The Simpsons Sunday night’s Simprovised episode will use mo-cap to let Homer answer live current event Qs. Why It Costs Some Animation Shows ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Scraps Infinity Console Business

Disney is stepping away from the video game publishing arena, deciding to shutter its Disney Infinity console business and taking a $147 million write off in its second fiscal quarter ... Continue Reading →
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Cheesecake Factory Gets Animated for ‘The Kitchen Speaks’

The Cheesecake Factory restaurant chain is introducing online audiences to The Kitchen Speaks, a seven-part animated series featuring an “all-star cast” of kitchen utensils: upbeat ... Continue Reading →
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What We Learned About Beauty and the Beast at Its 25th Academy Reunion Animag contributor Bill Desowitz dishes on the Disney celebration, which featured Angela Lansbury among the cast ... Continue Reading →
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Auctionata Presents ‘Icons of Animation & Illustration’ May 27

Leading online auction house Auctionata will present “Icons of Animation & Illustration” on Friday, May 27, offering an extensive collection of vintage animation art, production ... Continue Reading →
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Animator-Historian Tom Sito to Receive Dusty Alumni Award

School of Visual Arts BFA Film and BFA Animation chair Reeves Lehmann and Annie Flocco, producer-director of SVA’s 27th Dusty Awards, have announced this year’s recipients of the ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Welcomes Disney as First Corporate Sponsor

Women in Animation announces that Walt Disney Animation Studios has been named the organization’s first official corporate sponsor. “While Disney Animation has long supported WIA, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book’ Roars Past $700M Worldwide

Disney’s game-changing “live-action” Jungle Book adaptation has surpassed another global box office milestone, totting up $255.8 million domestically and $452.8 million ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Follows Blue Sky in Settlement for Animators’ Suit

Just shy of a month after it was announced that Blue Sky Studios had offered a multi-million dollar settlement, Sony Pictures Animation and Imageworks are following suit (no pun intended) ... Continue Reading →
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The World’s First Snoopy Museum Is Opening in Tokyo Charles Schulz’s work-famous beagle gets the recognition he deserves with a new Rippongi attraction featuring original ... Continue Reading →