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Herotainment & Toonz Launch ‘Smighties’ on YouTube

Herotainment and Toonz Media Group have launched their original animated series Smighties worldwide on YouTube and YouTube Kids. The 39 x 7 min. comedy-adventure debuts with three episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Activision Blizzard Announces Consumer Products Dept., ‘Skylanders’ S3

Activision Blizzard has launched a new consumer products division with the aim of supporting its global growth strategy by creating new avenues for fan engagement with its game franchises ... Continue Reading →
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‘Doc McStuffins’ Visits ‘Hundred Acre Wood’ Jan. 18

The Doc is in for a delightful adventure one blustery day when an all-new episode of Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning series Doc McStuffins debuts on Wednesday, January 18 — ... Continue Reading →
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Breaking Into The Biz, Part 2

How will you get your start in the animation writing game? Last issue, we spoke to three of Baboon’s team of award-winning scribblers, who each got their break using one classic ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Reese Witherspoon Takes Wing in Live-Action ‘Tink’

Disney has attached Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon (Best Actress for Walk the Line) to star in its upcoming live-action Peter Pan spin-off, Tink. Witherspoon and her producing ... Continue Reading →
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An Animated Marvel

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Len Uhley to Receive WGA Animation Award

Veteran television animation writer Len Uhley (Ben 10, Static Shock, Duck Tales) is set receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 2014 Animation Writing ... Continue Reading →
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Gala, Awards Kick Off World Animation Summit

The stars of the animation world gathered under the stars last night for the opening-night gala of the World Animation and VFX Summit, which feted some of the biggest names in the industry. The ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →