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Oscar-Winning Chilean Studio to Debut ‘Guitar & Drum’ Series at MIP

Punkrobot Animation Studio in Santiago, Chile — the shop behind Oscar-winning animated short Bear Story — will be presenting the pilot for a new short-form series called ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter to Be Honored at Disney Family Museum Gala

The Walt Disney Family Museum will be holding its third annual fundraising gala on November 7, 2017, and will take the opportunity to honor Disney-Pixar Chief Creative Officer John ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me’ Now the Top Toon Franchise Worldwide

With Gru’s latest adventure having achieved the No. 10 all-time worldwide chart spot, Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me film series (including Minions) has officially ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEOS: New Episodes of ‘Justice League Action’ on Cartoon Network Sat., June 3 In “Inside Job” (7:30 a.m.) Batman and Wonder Woman embark on a Fantastic Voyage-style adventure ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective Teams with CSU for Summer Program, Scholarships

Silicon Valley’s Nimble Collective — creators of the first cloud-native animation collaboration platform — has teamed up with California State University’s Summer ... Continue Reading →
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Alcon Tackles First Animation Project with ‘Darkmouth’

Alcon Entertainment is stepping into the animation dimension for the first time, announcing an adaptation of Irish author Shane Hagerty’s Darkmouth. The comedy-fantasy-adventure flick ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Foundation Receives $250k Gift from Walmart

AMPAS announced that 89th Oscars sponsor Walmart has gifted $250,000 to the Academy Foundation in support of its educational outreach initiatives. The donative will all the Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Floyd Norman & Leo Sullivan to Lead New Punch Animation

Punch TV Studios is expanding its media endeavors by unveiling its latest division: Punch Animation, Inc. The studio will focus on developing animated series and movies for syndication ... Continue Reading →
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Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera & Tim Miller Host Oscar Week Events

The Academy will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s Oscar nominees in select categories in the week leading up to the 89th awards ceremony. Held in the Samuel ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: How to Draw Mickey Mouse with Floyd Norman | Quick Draw | Disney LIVE The accomplished animator (Jungle Book, Toy Story) showed viewers how to recreate the very first Mickey ... Continue Reading →