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Don’t Toot That Horn! Leonardi & the Art of Claiming Credit

Forget the F-word. In animation and related fields like comic books, there is only one serious danger word, the one you utter completely at your own risk: the C-bomb…Credit. I ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Highlights Arrives on Disc

Fans of Cartoon Network’s crossover hit, Adventure Time will have a chance to revisit the Emmy-nominated episode “My Two Favorite People” on DVD today. The Warner Bros. release, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’ Swallows ‘Dolphin Tale’ in B.O. Battle

For the second week in a row, Disney’s 3-D retooling of The Lion King ruled the box office, taking in $22.1 million domestically. In addition, the 17-year-old movie brought in an ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrating Chuck Jones’ 99th Birthday

Few animators have been as influential as Chuck Jones, who would have turned 99 years old today. Jones directed many of the best Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for Warner Bros., ... Continue Reading →
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Goldsmith to Sell Henson’s ‘Pajanimals’ at MIPCOM

The Jim Henson Company has appointed Richard Goldsmith as exec VP of Global Distribution. Goldsmith will lead global sales at MIP Junior and MIPCOM for the company’s titles across ... Continue Reading →
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VES Preps for Production Summit

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced it will hold its third annual Production Summit for the entertainment industry on October 1 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The ... Continue Reading →
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The Dark Knight Rewinds

Warner Bros. delivers a striking new animated feature focusing on Bruce Wayne’s first year as Batman. Many comic-book readers agree that one of the medium’s very best years was ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Pics to Bow on China’s Youku

DreamWorks Animation will make the original Kung Fu Panda and its 2011 sequel available online in China, through the country’s biggest streaming site, Youku.com. The deal is the first ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Puss in Boots’ Motion Poster Is Cat’s Meow

New promotional material for the holiday season’s animated features are debuting on the web every day. We’ve seen photos, posters and trailers for Paramount’s The Adventures of ... Continue Reading →