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Voice of Scrooge McDuck Alan Young Dies Age 96

Actor and comedian Alan Young, best known for starring as Wilbur on the classic 1960s sitcom Mr. Ed and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney’s DuckTales and other television ... Continue Reading →
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First Image from New ‘DuckTales’ Revealed

As part of its March client presentations this month, Disney Television has unveiled the first image from the revamped DuckTales — an all-new animated comedy series based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Breaking Into The Biz, Part 2

How will you get your start in the animation writing game? Last issue, we spoke to three of Baboon’s team of award-winning scribblers, who each got their break using one classic ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Reboots ‘DuckTales’ With New Animated Series

An all-new DuckTales animated comedy series has been ordered for launch in 2017 on Disney XD channels around the world. The new Disney Television Animation series will again star Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Ask A Baboon – Issue #246

Do The Write Thing? Talents talk writing visually, the influence of concept and character art, and how to handle experimental scenes. So you’re breaking into the cartoon-writing racket. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fritz’ Animator, Director Taylor Dies

Animator Robert Taylor – best known as the animator on Ralph Bakshi’s original Fritz the Cat feature and director and animator of its sequel — died Dec. 11 due to complications ... Continue Reading →
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Len Uhley to Receive WGA Animation Award

Veteran television animation writer Len Uhley (Ben 10, Static Shock, Duck Tales) is set receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 2014 Animation Writing ... Continue Reading →
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Event Celebrates Disney TV Animation’s 30th Anniversary

Disney TV Animation celebrated its 30th anniversary with a special celebratory event hosted by ASIFA at The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. The at-capacity event — filled within an ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the New Oddball Superheroes

SNL favorite Seth Meyers and writer Michael Shoemaker spill the beans on their new animated Hulu series, The Awesomes. We’ve been used to having talented actor/comic/writer Seth ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →