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’Animation Throwdown’ Is Available to All After Geo-Limited Beta The collectible card game app featuring a mashup of Fox animation characters is live in the Play Store, packed with ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Slates Multi-Platform Programming

Turner’s Adult Swim — basic cable’s No. 1 destination for millennials for over 10 years — is evolving yet again, announce two new slates of programming in advance of ... Continue Reading →

Star British Actor Alan Rickman Dies at 69

One of Britain’s most admired stars of stage, film and television Alan Rickman has died in London at age 69. The acclaimed performer, whose turns as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box to Produce Slate of Shows for TELETOON

Corus Entertainment is partnering with Bento Box Entertainment on a multi-year co-development and production deal to create a slate of original series for TELETOON’s primetime ... Continue Reading →

Mondo Sets Three-Movie Slate

Popular YouTube animation channel Mondo Media is producing three animated movies based on its most widely viewed programs. The movies are: Happy Tree Friends, Dick Figures 2 and Deep ... Continue Reading →

DTLA Gallery Sets ‘Secret Art of Animators’

The Hive Gallery & Studios in downtown Los Angeles has announced an upcoming exhibit titled The Secret Art of Animators, which will showcase personal artwork made by the some of ... Continue Reading →
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Ex-Film Roman CEO Charged in Fraud Case

Federal agents have accused a Los Angeles production company of defrauding investors in a 3D animated remake of more than $22 million and arrested the company’s principals, including ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Upfronts Mostly Live Action

Adult Swim announced its upfront lineup to advertisers, with announced new series veering more toward live-action than animation. Animated offerings include the previously announced ... Continue Reading →

Skyler Page and Nelson Boles Talk ‘Clarence’

For the April 2014 issue of Animation Magazine, we caught up with first time show creator Skyler Page and creative director Nelson Boles to get the scoop on their upbeat new show Clarence, ... Continue Reading →

Bakshi, Kaplan to Present at SVA Dustys

Filmmaker Ralph Bakshi and acclaimed producer Yvette Kaplan are among the animation and movie making professionals set to present awards at the 25th annual Dusty Film & Animation ... Continue Reading →