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The Other Animated Bugs

With so much discussion of border crossings in the news lately, I could not help but be reminded of one of the more unusual Saturday morning cartoon shows of the last two decades: Klasky-Csupo’s ... Continue Reading →
Igor Kovalyov

Flashback to the U.N. of Animation

Whatever happened to Klasky Csupo? All right, it’s a rhetorical question since Klasky Csupo is still around, albeit in a somewhat different capacity than 15 or so years ago when ... Continue Reading →
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Will Vinton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Claymation master Will Vinton received a Lifetime Achievement Award this past weekend at a special ceremony at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles. The special tribute to ... Continue Reading →
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U.S. Toon Veteran Casemiro Is Marathon’s New Kids CCO

French studio Marathon Media has hired American animation veteran Eryk Casemiro as its Chief Creative Officer, Kids. Casemiro who recently relocated to Paris, reports directly to Vincent ... Continue Reading →
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A Monstrously Good Show

Disney Junior and Brown Bag Films introduce preschool audiences to a close-nit creature family in a new toon called Henry Hugglemonster. Watch out, Dora the Explorer, Curious George ... Continue Reading →
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‘Real Monsters’ and More Scary Good DVDs

What is this “sunshine” you keep yammering about? Can’t you see we’re catching up on our weekly home entertainment haul!? Topping our agenda this week is the terror-ific Aaahh!!! ... Continue Reading →
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TV Animation Veteran Jim Duffy Dies from Cancer

We are sad to report the passing of TV animation veteran Jim Duffy this weekend after a long battle with cancer. He passed peacefully at home in his sleep surrounded by his family at ... Continue Reading →
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How to Create a Spanish Gem

Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wild Thornberrys’ Kicks Off Classic Nick DVD Releases

Nickelodeon fans who have been wanting to add some of the network’s classic shows — such as The Wild Thornberrys, Hey Arnold, Danny Phantom, Aaaah! Real Monsters and Rocko’s ... Continue Reading →