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It looks like DC Comics fans will have a blast next weekend (March 29-31) at the WonderCon confab in Anaheim. Warner Bros. Home Ent. plans to bookend the event with the world premiere of the animated feature Superman: Unbound as Friday night’s marquee event, then capping Sunday’s programming with a [...]
Animation historian, author and producer Jerry Beck has left his post as editor of the Cartoon Brew website. Beck, who formed the popular blog with partner Amid Amidi in 2004, said he will focus his energies on his animation screenings in Los Angeles and New York, teaching cartoon history at [...]
Killer news for anime fans: Katsuhiro Otomo, the legendary director of Akira (for which he also wrote and illustrated the original manga), is set to make his first U.S. public appearance since 1990 at the Platform International Animation Festival, where he will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award on [...]
Fans of Disney animation are invited to spend two magical days celebrating the art, storytelling, music, voices, imagination and innovation of the studios’ benchmark films at Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features, set to take place August 11 and 12 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. this [...]
The 3rd Annual Los Angeles Animation Festival will feature the West Coast premiere of Bibo Bergeron’s 3-D feature A Monster in Paris, as well as revivals of The Iron Giant, Team America: World Police, Fantastic Planet, Akira and Shrek. Scheduled to run from March 7-11 at the Regent Showcase theater [...]
There’s been a changing of the guard at ASIFA-Hollywood, with president Antran Manoogian and VP Tom Sito stepping down and Frank Gladstone stepping in as his successor. Also joining the group’s board is Jerry Beck as the new vice president and Jeff Wike as treasurer. Bill Turner returns for another [...]