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VIDEO: RJFS on Set: Creating the Characters of ‘Blark and Son’ Go behind the scenes at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios to check out Ben Bayouth’s original puppet series Blark and Son, ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Named Kids Genius Cartoon Channel Exec Chair

Genius Brands International has brought onboard children’s and family media executive Margaret Loesch as Executive Chairman of its Kids Genius Channel. Loesch will provide counsel ... Continue Reading →
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IDW Publishing Setting Up Portland Shop

It’s official: San Diego-based IDW Publishing is establishing a satellite office in Portland, Ore. — a burgeoning hub of the comic-book industry. The new set-up will serve as ... Continue Reading →
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Profiles in History Animation & Disneyana Auction This Friday

The document trademarking Walt Disney’s name, production art from How the Grinch Stole Christmas (just in time for its 50th anniversary), original set pieces from Tim Burton’s The ... Continue Reading →
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Alix Wiseman Named 9 Story VP Business & Acquisitions

9 Story Media Group has appointed international media professional Alix Wiseman to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development & Acquisitions. Based out of ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Blink Ink, Disney/ABC, FuseFX, marblemedia, Post Factory, ZDF

• Academy Award nominated animator PES has signed on to Blinkink following recent spots for Honda and Android. Known for his ability to reimagine everyday objects in wholly new ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Rolls Out Its ‘Trolls,’ and Alec Baldwin Too – Comic-Con DWA rang in the first of the big Hall H panels at Comic-Con in San Diego with a deluge of unseen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tumble Leaf’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Creative Winners

On Saturday night, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at a gala ceremony held in the California Ballroom ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supervisor Dan Akers Joins Blur Studio

Academy Award and Emmy-nominated animation, VFX and design house Blur Studio has hired on Dan Akers as Visual Effects Supervisor. With nearly 15 years of experience in VFX, Akers has ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon and Cal State Fullerton to Present an Exhibit Celebrating Nicktoons Animation Open April 16-May 22, the exhibit charts the channel’s animated history with production art, ... Continue Reading →