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MGM Plans ‘Pink Panther’ Hybrid Movie

MGM is bringing The Pink Panther back to the big screen in a hybrid animation-live action feature film to be directed by The Simpsons Movie helmer David Silverman, according to The ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Keynote Is Available Online

This week’s buzz-worthy CG animation Confab SIGGRAPH has released the video of its opening day keynote, which was presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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NBC Wants Animated Reiss Special for Xmas

Former The Simpsons writer/executive producer Mike Reiss is working on a new animated holiday special for NBC. The Hollywood Reporter says the network is producing a new special based ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Vitti to Pen ‘Angry Birds’ Flick

Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night ... Continue Reading →
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Karen K. Miller Promoted to VP at Disney Channel

Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Disney Channels Worldwide’s VP of programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. She has been with Disney since 2011. In her new position, ... Continue Reading →
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Maggie Simpson to Star in 3-D Animated Short

The youngest star of The Simpsons family, Maggie, who had the distinction of being voiced by the late Elizabeth Taylor in one episode, will star in her own animated short this summer. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Lifts Programming, Acquisitions Exec Miller

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Karen K. Miller to executive director of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. Miller joined the company last year ... Continue Reading →
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20 Tips on How To Pitch Your Toon to Network Execs!

1. Watch the programs on the channel you are pitching to. Do your homework! 2. Character, character, character. 3. Beyond the pitch, know what the show is and where it is headed. 4. ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening to Receive Walk of Fame Star

It’s hard to believe that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening still hasn’t received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, that wrong is going to be set right next Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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How Long Can They Hit a Homer?

It seems like only yesterday that those of us who write about animation were giving ink to the fact that The Simpsons was entering its seventh season, which made it the longest-running ... Continue Reading →