June Foray

June Foray Collection Debuts at Heritage Auctions

Nearly a year after her death at age 99, Heritage Auctions will celebrate “The First Lady of Animation” with The June Foray Collection, offered June 16-17 in the Animation Art Auction. ... Continue Reading →
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Riverstone Tags ‘Shrek’ Producer for Animation Feature Slate

Deepak Nayar and Nik Bower’s Riverstone Pictures (Show Dogs) is teaming up with Shrek franchise producer John H. Williams on a slate of feature-length animation projects in the $15-20 ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Group Strikes Multi-Movie Dr. Seuss Deal

The Cat will be hanging up his hat in a new animated feature home, as Warner Animation Group has announced a new partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises to “produce multiple feature ... Continue Reading →
The Grinch

New Poster Shows a Cuter Curmudgeon in Illumination’s ‘Grinch’

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (and, of course, the wonderful Chuck Jones animated special) have been a staple of the holiday season for years. So, it’s fitting that ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Actor & Annie Awards Founder June Foray Dies at 99

June Foray, known to generations of cartoon lovers for her iconic voice roles like Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Looney Tunes’ Granny, has died at age 99. The news was made public ... Continue Reading →
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Universal-Illumination Shifts Sequel Releases

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment has adjusted the planned release dates for sequel entries in three of their growing hit franchises: The Secret Life of Pets, Minions ... 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 →
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Darren Walsh to Helm ‘Danny Diamondback’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has taken on worldwide sales for Siege Train Studios’ animated feature film Danny Diamondback, which is to be directed by Aardman Animations alumnus ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #234

The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design By Tod Polson [Chronicle Books, $40] Fans of classic animation gems such as Dumbo, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and ... Continue Reading →
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Animag to Honor Foray, Sanders, DeMicco and Chakravarti

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