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‘Rick and Morty’-esque Animation Will Make You Appreciate Your Morning Routine Joseph Bennett and Charles Huettner’s bizarre and beautiful sci-fi short Scavengers ... Continue Reading →
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NBCUniversal’s Ron Meyer: Here’s Why We Bought DreamWorks Animation “We love the animation business and having a second animation company ensures that we’ll have four ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi Talks ‘Last Days of Coney Island’

This story originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Animation Magazine. Ralph Bakshi has long been one of the true rebels of animation, having directed features like the X-rated ... Continue Reading →
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A Master Back at Work

Ralph Bakshi returns to animation with Last Days of Coney Island, a mini-movie he animated almost completely by himself and released ... Continue Reading →
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American Cinematheque Sets Bakshi Retrospective

Legendary animator Ralph Bakshi is coming west for a two-day retrospective of his feature film work at the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. Set for March 27 and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fritz’ Animator, Director Taylor Dies

Animator Robert Taylor – best known as the animator on Ralph Bakshi’s original Fritz the Cat feature and director and animator of its sequel — died Dec. 11 due to complications ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi, Kaplan to Present at SVA Dustys

Filmmaker Ralph Bakshi and acclaimed producer Yvette Kaplan are among the animation and movie making professionals set to present awards at the 25th annual Dusty Film & Animation ... Continue Reading →
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BAM Plans Bakshi Retrospective in May

Animator Ralph Bakshi will be honored with a retrospective at the Brooklyn Academy of Music from May 9-20. Bakshi’s films included such cult-hit classics as Fritz the Cat, Heavy ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Modine On Board Bakshi’s ‘Coney Island’

Over the weekend, we got word that actor Matthew Modine has signed up to voice the lead character in Ralph Bakshi’s upcoming short The Last Days of Coney Island. The project which ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi Pokes Fun at Politics in ‘Trickle Dickle Down’ Short

Legendary animator Ralph Bakshi has released a new, political short film called Trickle Dickle Down on YouTube. Baskhi, who is best known for directing such adult-oriented animated ... Continue Reading →