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Emmy Winner Andy Bate Joins ArsenalCreative

Santa Monica visual effects studio ArsenalCreative is expanding its creative team with the hiring of award-winning artist Andy Bate as the Head of 2D and Lead Visual Effects Supervisor. ... Continue Reading →
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A Powerful and Marvelous Journey to Independence

I never aspired to be in the animation business. I wanted to own a tropical-fish store and be a percussionist in a philharmonic orchestra. But somehow, that dream led to cartoons and, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Feliz Cumpleanos’ Debuts for Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

Disney Channel is debuting a new episode of its Emmy-winning Mickey Mouse shorts in honor of Mickey’s birthday, Wednesday November 18 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT. The short, “¡Feliz ... Continue Reading →
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Animag to Honor ILM’s Knoll, Stoopid Buddy Studios at Summit

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce the first of its 2013 award recipients, which will be presented at The World Animation & VFX Summit, Opening Night Party, on November 3 ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Veteran Rusty Mills Dies at 49

The animation community is deeply saddened by the death of Rusty Mills (Russell P. Mills) of colon cancer at 49 this past weekend. Mills, a graduate of California Institute of the Arts, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Junkyard,’ ‘Wrinkles’ Are Ottawa’s Top Prize Winners

Dutch animator Hisko Hulsing’s powerful short Junkyard took home the Grand Prize for Best Independent Short Animation at the Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival on Sunday (Sept. 23). ... Continue Reading →
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Hip, Hip, Foray!

I write these words on September 18, 2012, which happens to be the birthday of the First Lady of Animation, June Foray. What better time to once more celebrate the life and career of ... Continue Reading →
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CN Greenlights ‘Steven Universe,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa’ Series

Cartoon Network has given the green light to two new animated comedy series: Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa. Created by Adventure Time writer and storyboard artist Rebecca Sugar, ... Continue Reading →
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Count Puppeteer Jerry Nelson Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the Emmy-winning puppeteer best known for playing the famous Count von Count on Sesame Street, died Thursday (August 23) of unspecified causes, according to CBC Radio-Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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Four Juried Animation Emmy Winners Are Announced

The Acad­emy of Tele­vi­sion Arts & Sci­ences announced Wednes­day the juried win­ners for the 64th Prime­time Emmy Awards in the cat­e­gory of Indi­vid­ual Achieve­ment ... Continue Reading →
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