Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation

Academy Sets Panelists for Evening with Women Animators

As previously announced, the Academy will be spotlighting female animators with a special event on Monday, August 7: “An Invisible History: Trailblazing Women of Animation.” The ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Bond, Creator of ‘Paddington Bear,’ Dies Age 91

English author Michael Bond, creator of the globally beloved series of Paddington Bear adventures, died June 27 at his home in London not far from Paddington Station. His passing was ... Continue Reading →
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WBHE Toasts Hanna-Barbera’s 60th with Diamond Collection

From the Stone Age to the Space Age, fans of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera’s classic Saturday morning cartoons will get to relive all their favorite moments as Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Floyd Norman to Keynote SIGGRAPH ’17

World-leading computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH 2017 announces that Floyd Norman, the tenacious and trailblazing artist who bears the distinction of being the first African-American ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Feniger Appointed VP & GM of Boomerang SVOD

Turner and Warner Bros. have named Sundance Feniger as Vice President and General Manager of their new Boomerang premium SVOD service in the US. Feniger is charged with heading the ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s ‘Dorothy,’ ‘Wacky Races’ Going Global Via Boomerang

One the heels of the announcement of a stand-alone Boomerang subscription streaming service in the US, Turner International has revealed details of two new WB Animation toons set to ... Continue Reading →
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Turner & WB to Launch Boomerang SVOD in US

Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. have announced a new domestic premium video subscription service, featuring an extensive collection of timeless cartoons: Boomerang. Set ... Continue Reading →
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Richard Goldsmith to Lead LA Cyber Group Subsidiary

Cyber Group Studios is extending and globalizing its France-based operations with the opening of its North American subsidiary, located in Los Angeles. Veteran kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Gordon Hunt, Voice Director and Acting Coach, Dies at 87

Gordon Hunt, who is credited as recording director on hundreds of TV cartoons, has died. Also highly regarded for his live-action sitcom directing, the multitalented California native ... Continue Reading →
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Profiles in History Animation & Disneyana Auction This Friday

The document trademarking Walt Disney’s name, production art from How the Grinch Stole Christmas (just in time for its 50th anniversary), original set pieces from Tim Burton’s The ... Continue Reading →