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40th Annie Nominations Reveal Cluttered Field

The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV ... Continue Reading →
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Hot Discs: Pixar’s ‘Brave’ and ‘Short Films Vol. 2'

It’s a big Pixar week on the home entertainment front as the studio’s acclaimed summer hit Brave and its Short Films Collection Vol. 2 become available on Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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Introducing a New Dutch Master

How Junkyard’s director Hisko Hulsing created one of the most powerful and acclaimed animated shorts of the year. While it’s customary for big studios to release their hard-hitting, ... Continue Reading →
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Lee Unkrich, Pixar Go Down Under for GRAPHIC

This weekend in Sydney, Australia the debut event of this year’s GRAPHIC Animation Festival, “Pixar: Behind the Screens” will kick off the fest at the iconic Sydney ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brave’ Blu-Ray Features New Pixar Short

Remember Mor’du, the scary bear monster from Disney/Pixar’s animated feature Brave? Well, we’re going to learn a lot more about this troubled character when the new Blu-ray release ... Continue Reading →
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ToyTalk Introduces Innovative New Toy App

Teddy Ruxpin, eat your heart out! New family entertainment company ToyTalk, which is formed by CEO Oren Jacob, CTO Marin Reddy and CCO Bobby Podesta—all former Pixar employees, has ... Continue Reading →
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Avengers Costumes Top Fandango’s Halloween List

Costumes from The Avengers and Catwoman from The Dark Knight Rises are some of the most popular choices for men and women this Halloween, according to a survey conducted by movie ticket ... Continue Reading →
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‘Buffy’ Writer to Work on New Pixar Project

Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Marti Noxon has joined Pixar to work on an unspecified project. Pixar’s senior development exec Mary Coleman made the announcement at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
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Top Toon Studios Sign Up for Chicago Fest

Chicago’s Facets Multimedia has announced that three major animation players will be hosting screenings and workshops as part of the 29th annual Chicago International Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Buried Treasures

Among my favorite things to discover and write about are “Easter eggs:” the little hidden references and in-jokes that crop up in practically everything that has ever been animated. Back ... Continue Reading →