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Daily News Bytes: George Romero & Martin Landau Pass, Emoji Steamboat Willie, & More

George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Creator, Dies at 77 The man who created the zombie zeitgeist which still permeates pop culture today has gone to rest, following ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Primetime Emmys: Cartoon Network, Disney & Fox in Triple Nominee Tie

Nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre in North Hollywood, with actors Anna Chlumsky (Veep) and Shemar ... Continue Reading →
Bob's Burgers

Hulu Beefs Up with Complete ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Futurama’ & More

Hulu has struck a deal with 20th Century Fox that expands their relationship, adding complete libraries of Fox animation hits to the streaming service. Hulu is now the exclusive VOD ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Sets Fall Toon Premieres, Welcomes MacFarlane’s ‘Orville’

FOX TV has set the fall premiere dates for the 2017-2018 season, featuring the return of popular primetime animated comedies Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and Family Guy as well as ... Continue Reading →
Wonder Women

Scorch Motion Short Celebrates Modern ‘Wonder Women’

Timed to the long-awaited release of Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, the team at London motion graphics design studio Scorch Motion have released a bold ... Continue Reading →
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Brazen Animation Braves a Mighty ‘Tempest’ in Original Teaser

Dallas, Texas-based Brazen Animation has unveiled a dramatic teaser for its first original content offering: Tempest. Featuring a mix of animation techniques, the three-minute spot ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Vet David Silverman Set for Italian BergamoTOONS Fest

This summer, the north of Italy plays host to a three day celebration of animation as the BergamoTOONS Festival runs June 22 through. In addition to free symposiums, film screenings ... Continue Reading →
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SVA’s Dusty Awards Presenters Announced

Reeves Lehman, chair of the Film and Animation BFA programs at New York’s School of Visual Arts, and award-winning producer Annie Flocco — director of SVA’s 28th Dusty Film ... Continue Reading →
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MONDO Acquires French Sci-Fi Series ‘LastMan’

MONDO has picked up exclusive, worldwide English-language television rights to the comics-inspired animated series LastMan. The title will join MONDO’s lineup of animations aimed ... Continue Reading →
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Animayo 2017 Will Be Dedicated to Women

The 12th Summit, Conferences and International Film Festival Animayo will be held on the paradisiacal island of Gran Canaria from May 2 to 6 this year, and has announced a program entirely ... Continue Reading →