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WAC 2017 Brings Films, Panels & Portfolio Reviews to Culver City This Weekend

The World Animation Celebration 2017 festival is just around the corner, with a full two-day schedule of animated short films, informative industry panels, portfolio reviews, speakers, ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Orders Toon Pilot from Amy Poehler, ‘Simpsons’ Scullys

FOX TV has placed an order for an animated series script and pilot presentation from actor-producer Amy Poehler and her Paper Kite Productions (Broad City, Difficult People). Poehler’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons Treehouse of Horror’ Will Be Possessed by ‘Exorcist’ Director

Per its long tradition of paying tribute to scary cinema classics, The Simpsons producers have announced that Oscar-winning director William Friedkin — who helmed the seminal ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Sets Fall Toon Premieres, Welcomes MacFarlane’s ‘Orville’

FOX TV has set the fall premiere dates for the 2017-2018 season, featuring the return of popular primetime animated comedies Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and Family Guy as well as ... Continue Reading →
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“Bob’s Burgers Live!” Returns to LA June 17

Bento Box Entertainment and Loren Bouchard’s Wilo Productions are bringing Bob’s Burgers Live! back to Los Angeles for a special event following last year’s sold-out ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Judge Receives WGAW 2016 Animation Award

King of the Hill and Silicon Valley co-creator Mike Judge has been recognized for his contribution to the craft and help in organizing fellow wordsmiths in the animation industry by ... Continue Reading →
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Record-Breaking ATF & ScreenSingapore Highlight Rising Asian Industry

The 2016 editions of Asia TV Forum & Market (the 17th ATF) and ScreenSingapore (6th edition) culminated last Friday, having attracted a record-breaking 5,383 attendees. Organizers ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Presents ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Artists Showcase

Bento Box Entertainment will open December 1 a free exhibit of original artwork from the animators, artists and creative minds behind the hit FOX TV animated series Bob’s Burgers. ... Continue Reading →
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Jason MacLeod Steps Up as Business Rep for Animation Guild

Members of the Animation Guild have determined that Jason MacLeod, a lighting artist with Disney Animation, will replace Steve Hulett as the group’s business representative. Hulett ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders ‘Okies of Bel Air’ Pilot from NBA’s Blake Griffin

Fox TV has ordered a pilot of animated comedy Okies of Bel Air, executive produced by Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin and partially inspired by the sportsman’s own life. The ... Continue Reading →