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Making Disney Channel’s ‘Big City Greens’

Shane and Chris Houghton’s Animated Guide to City Life When brothers Shane and Chris Houghton were growing up in St. Johns, Michigan, they were used to living a simple life surrounded ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Re-Ups ‘Big City Greens’ Ahead of June Premiere

Disney TV has ordered a second helping of upcoming original animated comedy-adventure series Big City Greens, set to premiere Monday, June 18 (9:30 a.m. EDT/PDT) across Disney Channel, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Nucleus Exhibit Bids ‘Farewell to the Falls’

To mark the release of Gravity Falls: Journal #3 (out from Disney Press on July 26) and the closing of the acclaimed Gravity Falls animated television series, creator Alex Hirsch along ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Announces ‘Billy Dilly’ and ‘Country Club’

Disney XD is growing its store of original series by ordering two new toons — Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer and Country Club — and re-upped the magical ... Continue Reading →
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MPSE Sets Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the nominees in a handful of animation categories for the 62nd Golden Reel Awards. The winners in 20 categories will be announced Feb. ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Cartoon Network’s 20th Birthday! (That’s Algebraic!)

Two decades after its launch, the 24-hour cable channel is one of the most influential forces in pop culture and the toon business. It all started with Daffy Duck. This month as Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky and Hartman Lift Spirits in Ottawa

We had plenty of sunshine and lots of inspiring panels on the first two days of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the TV Animation Conference (TAC) held this week in the ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky and the Road to Transylvania

Animation Renaissance man Tom Sito has a stock line he uses whenever he gives talks: he wonders what happened to the years in between, “Hey, kid, sharpen these pencils for me,” ... Continue Reading →
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The Sublime Madness of J.G. Quintel

The last time we chatted with J.G. Quintel, he was getting ready to launch his wonderful animated show Regular Show on Cartoon Network. Although the series has only been on the air ... Continue Reading →