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Animated Indie ‘Long Way North’ Combines Arctic Exploration and Female Empowerment Shout! Factory tosses its hat in the Oscar ring with the Annecy Audience Award-winning film about ... Continue Reading →

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ITV Drops Plans to Acquire Entertainment One British broadcaster formally withdraws its proposals to scoop up the global entertainment company behind preschool sensation Peppa Pig. 21 ... Continue Reading →

‘Spitting Image’ Alums Launch WONKchannel

It’s been 20 years since the irreverent, celebrity-skewering puppet series Spitting Image left U.K. airwaves, but some of the show’s team have reunited — infused with ... Continue Reading →
Bill Plympton

An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →

Stars Align for Fox’s Animation Domination Shows

Fox has announced an impressive list of guest voices for the new fall season of its Sunday night animation domination shows. The Simpsons, which will air its 500th episode during its ... Continue Reading →