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‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Sam Simon Dies Aged 59

Sam Simon, the nine-time Emmy winning writer who helped make TV animation history by co-creating The Simpsons, has died of colorectal cancer at home in Los Angeles, aged 59. Simpsons ... Continue Reading →
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Hometown Hero

Animex steps up to show what Mexican animation can do with the CG feature ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Wins WGA Award for ‘Brick Like Me’

There was only one award for animation at the WGA Awards this weekend, and it followed the odds and went to The Simpsons. The beloved and long-running Fox animated series earned four ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Mickey’ Dominate 42nd Annie Awards

The big night has come and gone — and it was a good one for DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney TV Animation’s Mickey Mouse. Dragon 2 dominated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Offers Charlie Hebdo Tribute

The Simpsons paid special tribute in last night’s episode to the victims of last week’s violence in Paris that killed 12 at the offices of the satirical cartoon magazine ... Continue Reading →
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FXX Picks Up ADHD Program Block

Fox’s Animation Domination High-Def block has a new home, debuting Jan. 22 on FXX with new episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Stone Quackers. Fans will get a sneak peek of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Dominates WGA Animation Noms

The Writers Guild of America have released the list of nominations for the 2015 Writers Guild Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio and promotional ... Continue Reading →
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Photo Report: The World Animation and VFX Summit

We already gave you a peek at the opening-night festivities of the World Animation and VFX Summit, so now we’re going to give you a look at how much fun the rest of the event ... Continue Reading →
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Gala, Awards Kick Off World Animation Summit

The stars of the animation world gathered under the stars last night for the opening-night gala of the World Animation and VFX Summit, which feted some of the biggest names in the industry. The ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Scoops Up Bill Burr’s ‘F Is for Family’

A new half-hour animated series based on the comedy of Bill Burr (Date Night, The Heat) is coming exclusively to Netflix in all territories in 2015. The six-episode run of F Is for ... Continue Reading →