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February 2014 Tech Reviews

Best of the Year Our brilliant tech critic picks 12 of his favorite releases of the past year: Lagoa. This web-based 3D system with a progressive, physically-based render engine in ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthru’s ‘Loving Vincent’ Turns to Kickstarter

Poland-based Breakthru Films has turned to Kickstarter to fund its most-recent project, an animated film that details the life of painter Vincent Van Gogh through the eyes of his subjects ... Continue Reading →
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Gagné’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Optioned for Animated Feature

Michel Gagné’s popular graphic novel The Saga of Rex is on its way to become an indie animated feature, thanks to Belgium-based animation studio Grid Animation. The 2010 Image ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Hangover Passes One Million Milestone

Frederator Studios’ popular Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel has surpassed one million subscribers, becoming the second-fastest original funded YouTube channel to do so in its ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton’s ‘Cheatin’ to Premiere at Slamdance

Bill Plympton’s much-anticipated new feature Cheatin’ will premiere as part of The Special Screenings program at the Slamdance Film Festival in January (17-23). The indie ... Continue Reading →
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Frederator Scores Big with ‘Bee & Puppycat’ Kickstarter

Frederator Studio’s Kickstarter campaign for its popular online animated series Bee & Puppycat is an official hit. The animation studio announced recently that it has secured ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton Goes Noir

The ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Launches Morph Kickstarter Drive

Aardman Animation is hoping to bring back its early character Morph through a crowd-funding drive on Kickstarter. Aardman co-founder Peter Lord looks to raise £75,000 to film the plasticine-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Cinedigm and Yekra to Release ‘Dick Figures’ Movie

Cinedigm and Yekra have announced plans to release the popular, crowd-sourced Dick Figures: The Movie on September 17. The property, which has registered over 350 million views on YouTube ... Continue Reading →
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New Women-Lead Lift Animation Kickstarts ‘Henrietta’

A women-run stop-motion animation studio founded by award-winning filmmaker Rachel Johnson (Finding Jean Lewis, Workday, The Toll Collector) has officially opened its doors and is hitting ... Continue Reading →