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Sanders, DeMicco Receive Original Vision Award

The opening night party for the World Animation & VFX Summit not only offered industry professionals from around the globe the chance to meet, reconnect and swap stories against ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Working on ‘Avengers’ Toon for Disney/Marvel

Disney and Marvel are working with Toei Animation on a new Avengers series for Japanese audiences. Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers will be the first original Marvel animated series created ... Continue Reading →
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The Shrinking Vocal Middle Class

One hears about the shrinking middle class all the time on the news, though a similar phenomenon is going on in the animation biz: professional voice over specialists are becoming the ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Offers Free ‘LoliRock’ Rides at MIPCOM

Zodiak Kids is planning a special transportation for the upcoming MIPCOM market in Cannes this week. The studio is offering a special free LoliRock TukTuk Express ride, picking up conference ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Publicist Denise Greenawalt Dies at 52

We were saddened by the recent death of longtime Disney publicity exec Denise Greenawalt who passed away in her sleep following a long illness May 22 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. ... Continue Reading →
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Byron Howard to Direct New Disney Feature

A new Disney animated feature may be the next stop for Arrested Development star Jason Bateman. According to an item in The Hollywood Reporter, the actor is in talks to work on the ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Chris Sanders & Kirk DeMicco

In theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s latest feature The Croods goes back to the basics with a strong family comedy set in a magical, prehistoric period. The world will be watching ... Continue Reading →
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Al Jazeera Children’s Channel to Offer Disney Content

Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) recently announced a new free TV agreement with Disney, Middle East and North Africa (MENA). JCC, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘The Croods’ Trailer Hits the Web

Move over, The Flintstones! There’s a new animated stone age family in town. DreamWorks Animation released the new trailer for its upcoming feature The Croods on the web today. The ... Continue Reading →
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Anime Version of Stitch Still Big in Japan

Huggable blue alien buddy Stitch from Disney’s Lilo & Stitch is returning to Japanese televisions in an all-new one-hour TV anime special titled Stitch! to Suna no Wakusei (Stitch ... Continue Reading →