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VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
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Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, ‘Simpsons’ Cels at Auction in Dallas

Heritage Auctions will be offering up a collection of beautiful cels from old and new classics in Dallas during an Animation Art Signature Auction on December 13 & 14. One outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Lost Disney Oswald Short Uncovered in London

A researcher working at the British Film Institute in London has found in its archives the only known copy of a long-lost Walt Disney film starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit — Mickey ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Golden Age Toons to Screen in Hollywood

A special program of Golden Age Cartoons will screen at 3 p.m. June 20 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, presented by the American Cinematheque and Animation Resources. Highlights ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Diamond Dogs: A New Release for 101 Dalmatians

Today marks the re-release on Blu-ray of one of Disney’s most beloved animated classics, 101 Dalmatians, in a new Diamond Edition. The 1961 feature came at a key moment in the ... Continue Reading →
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Lost Oswald Short Emerges in Norway

A long-lost short film created by Walt Disney back in 1927 has been uncovered in the National Library of Norway. Titled Empty Socks, the newly rediscovered toon features Oswald the ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Collectible Auction Brings in $1.28 million

Cartoon collectibles are hot! Heritage Auctions, one of the top sellers of high-end entertainment collectibles, sold for more than $98,000 an unrestored production cel and master background ... Continue Reading →
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Host Warburton, Presenters Set for Annie Awards

Patrick Warburton is set to host the 41st annual Annie Awards Feb. 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Joining him on stage will be a mix of animation luminaries, celebrity presenters and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Celebrates Mickey’s Birthday on Nov. 18

Disney Channel has planned a great way to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday on Monday, Nov. 18. The cabler will premiere the first-ever extended episode of the Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →