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Robin Williams Dead, Police Suspect Suicide

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead today, according to reports from the Marin County Coroner in northern California. The TV and film veteran, who became part of animation ... Continue Reading →
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UPA Artist David Weidman Dies

David Weidman, the animation and silkscreen artist who helped shape UPA’s mid-century modern style in classic cartoons, died last Wednesday at age 93 in his Highland Park, Los ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Movie Dossier

The past few years have seen familiar animated faces as well as franchise reboots and original concepts raking in the box office bucks, and the toon features landscape for the next ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Animation Updates Production Slate

Sony Pictures Animation today revealed updates to their upcoming projects line-up, which includes a new Genndy Tartakovsky original, the animated feature debut of Popeye and the continued ... Continue Reading →
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Dates Announced for ‘Popeye,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2'

Sony Animation has announced the release date for two eagerly anticipated projects. First up, Genndy Tartakovksy will be helming a new 3-D, CG-animated version of Popeye. The new pic ... Continue Reading →
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Genndy Does the Monster Mash

Acclaimed animation world veteran Genndy Tartakovsky brings some old cartoon-y magic to Sony’s summer frightfest Hotel Transylvania. Last summer, when Sony Animation announced that ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Launches 10th Anniversary Screening Series

The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) continues with a five-week series of special screenings featuring SPA’s collection of animated and hybrid films, ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky Signs Overall Deal with Sony Animation

Acclaimed animation veteran Genndy Tartakovsky has inked an overall deal with Sony Pictures Animation. The overall agreement goes beyond his current role as director of Hotel Transylvania ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky to Direct Sony’s 3D ‘Popeye’ Movie

Hotel Transylvania director Genndy Tartakovsky won’t be slowing down any time soon. The much-respected animation veteran (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Clone Wars) will be ... Continue Reading →
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Plenty of Old Pals Pop Up on DVD

A few great new sets are available on DVD today! Topping our list is the 200 Classic Cartoons Collection and Mr. Magoo: The Television Collection 1960-1977. 200 Classic Cartoons Collection ... Continue Reading →