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TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →
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Clash of the Virtual Titans

Weta and Double Negative lead effects houses in creating battlegrounds grand enough for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. There are ... Continue Reading →
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Auctionata Presents ‘Icons of Animation & Illustration’ May 27

Leading online auction house Auctionata will present “Icons of Animation & Illustration” on Friday, May 27, offering an extensive collection of vintage animation art, production ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’16 Sets Attendance Record

The 2016 FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia wrapped up in Stuttgart on Friday, with the 21st edition welcoming 3,500 attendees — an all-time high for attendance ... Continue Reading →
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Trio of DePatie-Freleng Collections Arrive on Disc

Kino Lorber Studio Classics has released three complete collections of cartoons from the iconic DePatie-Freleng studio: The Ant and the Aardvark, Crazylegs Crane and The Inspector, ... Continue Reading →
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WB Accepts R Rating for ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has accepted the MPAA’s “R” rating for its upcoming animated feature release, Batman: The Killing Joke. WB has opted to stay true to the landmark ... Continue Reading →
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The Next Scooby-Doo Movie Will Launch a Hanna-Barbera Cinematic Universe WB’s CinemaCon presentation reveals the 2018 reboot, S.C.O.O.B., will unlock a Marvel-esque run of interconnected ... Continue Reading →
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Director Ben Hibon Joins Psyop Film & TV

Award-winning director Ben Hibon has signed on with Psyop Film and Television, and will be joining the studio’s Vancouver office team as the company continues to expand its present ... Continue Reading →
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SVA Premieres: Introducing Hollywood to the Next Wave of Animators and Filmmakers Coming June 1 & 2 to Linwood Dunn Theatre in L.A., featuring a 90-minute animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Producer Igor Khait Dies Age 52

Animation film and TV producer Igor Khait, who had most recently been working in Paris on Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming feature Sing, died at his home in Los Angeles on Monday, ... Continue Reading →