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Another Character to Bite the Dust on ‘The Simpsons’

It’s been 14 years since Maud Flanders died on FOX’s long-running series The Simpsons. Now, it looks like the show creators are planning to kill off another character on ... Continue Reading →
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Craig Bartlett Offers Inspiring Keynote at Ottawa

If you were a kid in the ’90s, then chances are Craig Bartlett’s hugely popular Nickelodeon series Hey Arnold! played an important part in your childhood. The talented animator ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #233

        Directing for Animation: Everything You Didn’t Learn in Art School By Tony Bancroft [Focal Press, $34.95] Imagine taking a one-on-one class with one ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futurama’ Finale to Blast Off with Live-Stream Chat

Good news, everyone! The bitter pain of saying farewell to the space-faring weirdos of Comedy Central’s Futurama will be eased by a big bang of bonus content in pre- and post-show ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO Plans a ‘Simpsons’ Line for 2014

As if you didn’t know already, Matt Groening’s long-running animated series The Simpsons will be entering its 25th Season next year. As part of the big quarter century celebration, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons/Futurama’ Crossover Planned for 2014

On the heels of announcing a Family Guy/The Simpsons crossover at Comic-Con this past weekend, Matt Groening and Al Jean also revealed that the cast of Futurama will be paying a visit ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 276 New Artists, Execs to Membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane in the Doghouse on ‘Futurama’

Before we bid farewell and godspeed to the beloved space-faring misfits of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s Futurama, toon fans will get to enjoy a special treat (and you don’t ... Continue Reading →
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Five Things You Have to Do at Annecy This Year

If you’re one of the fortune people who will be attending this year’s awesome Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market this month, you will realize this fact ... Continue Reading →
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Check Out New ‘Futurama’ Final Season Clip

While we all steel our hearts and wait for the (second) final season of Matt Groening’s Futurama to blast off, Comedy Central offers a little salve for the wound with a new preview ... Continue Reading →