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Score One for Animation

***This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of Animation Magazine (No. 281)*** Probably no area of filmmaking has changed so much over time as animation, the art form ... Continue Reading →
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Music to Soothe the TV Toon Beasts

***This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of Animation Magazine (No. 281)*** Music is one of the most integral elements of animated television, bringing to the fore ... Continue Reading →
Pinky Malinky

Nick Serving Up New ‘Pinky Malinky’ Netflix Series

Viacom’s new “studio model” strategy will see Nickelodeon Animation produce a new Pinky Malinky series for Netflix, as the company begins to turn its brands toward developing ... Continue Reading →
Llama Llama

Netflix Greenlights Second Season of Genius Brands ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International announced that Netflix has greenlit the production of season 2 of animated preschool series Llama Llama, with Jennifer Garner set to reprise the lead voice ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter

Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Run Disney, Pixar

Frozen writer/co-director Jennifer Lee and Inside Out writer/director Pete Docter will be splitting John Lasseter’s duties as the creative head of Disney-Pixar animation studios following ... Continue Reading →
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Marshmello Spreads Wings with ‘DuckTales’ in MusicVid

Popular music producer and DJ Marshmello is taking a quack at a new animated frontier with Uncle Scrooge, Donald and the rest of the gang from Disney Channel’s popular DuckTales. ... Continue Reading →
The Incredibles 2

‘The Incredibles 2′ Smashes Records With $180 Mil Opening Weekend

As of Sunday morning, Disney/Pixar’s phenomenal movie The Incredibles 2 was on its way to bring in a grand total of $180 million at the box office. Brad Bird’s much anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: ‘Hotel Transylvania 3,’ ‘Playmobil’ and Friends of Mine

Tartakovsky Talks About Making of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Director Genndy Tartakosky’s ghoul family comedy Hotel Transylvania 3 was one of the big audience favorites at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
Escape to India

Green Gold Joins Mundoloco’s ‘Escape to India’ Movie

Gaston Gorali’s upcoming animated feature Escape to India will get some help from Hyderabad-based studio Green Gold Animation, it was announced at Annecy this week. The CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →