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‘Witch’s Night Out,’ ‘Gift of Winter’ Coming to DVD

Two Canadian holiday specials from the 1970s featuring the voices of Gilda Radner, Catherine O’Hara and Dan Aykroyd are coming at long last to DVD. Mill Creek Entertainment will ... Continue Reading →
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ABP Takes Summer Show to Downtown Manhattan

This summer, for the first time in the history of Animation Block Party, opening night will be held in lower Manhattan. The evening is presented by Brookfield Arts and hosted by our ... Continue Reading →
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‘House of Monsters’ Series Seeks Funding

Artist and filmmaker Dawn Brown is campaigning for funds on Kickstarter to bring back her stop-motion short film House of Monsters as a web series. The 2012 original film was a throwback ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Brings Superman and Batman to WonderCon

It looks like DC Comics fans will have a blast next weekend (March 29-31) at the WonderCon confab in Anaheim. Warner Bros. Home Ent. plans to bookend the event with the world premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Stop Motion Casts a Spell on SpongeBob

How the talented team at Screen Novelties brought a familiar 2D toon to 3D life in It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! special. You can call it the Rankin-Bass legacy—the reason we tend ... Continue Reading →
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A High-Tech, Dysfunctional Santa’s Coming to Town

How the wizards at Aardman joined forces with Sony Animation to deliver the poignant and funny CG-animated holiday adventure, Arthur Christmas. Santa Claus and animation have enjoyed ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Bieber Helps Santa in Music Video

Taking a break from his tabloid headaches, Canadian singer Justin Bieber is getting a little more animated this holiday season. The new Animagic video for his latest Christmas release ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Writer Peter S. Beagle on ‘The Last Unicorn’

The 1980s are kind of hit and miss when it comes to animated features, especially independent productions. One of the hits is The Last Unicorn, a fantasy tale that adapted the popular ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Anime-Style ‘ThunderCats’ Revival

Cartoon Network unveiled the first official look at its new ThunderCats cartoon. The new, anime-style series revives the classic series, which was created by Tobin Wolf, developed by ... Continue Reading →
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Classic Brings ‘Rudolph,’ ‘Frosty’ to Radio Shack

Classic Media and Radio Shack have teamed up to offer the beloved holiday specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman on DVD through the retailer’s 4,600 stores ... Continue Reading →