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GusGus Turns Live Action Into Animation In Mexico

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Icelandic techno musical group GusGus has released a music video for “Mexico” – the title track from their ninth album – usinglive action transformed into a variety of animations…

Me Want Cookie App

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The Cookie Monster is about to get his own app – Cookie Monster’s Challenge – on the Apple iPad tablet. The app is geared toward kids ages 3-5 and includes 10 mini games with personalized profiles for each player. Cookie Monster’s Challenge is to build the ultimate cookie-making machine – and he encounters many educational […]

Lottie Dolls Series In The Works

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An animated series based around the popular Lottie Dolls is in the works – possibly for a cartoon network in France next month. A trailer has Lottie visiting Branksea Island…

DreamWorks Animation Teams Up With Studio Mir

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DreamWorks Animation has signed a co-production deal with South Korea’s Studio Mir – creators of the popular “The Legend of Korra” series. The pair will develop up to four series over the next four years. Each series will consist of 78 episodes. Source: Variety

Agent Carter Adds Pair

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“Agent Carter” – the “Captain America” spinoff television series from Marvel – has added two more names to their cast. Joining Agent Carter [Hayley Atwell] will be Strategic Scientific Reserve agent Jack Thompson [no relation to the football player and played by Chad Michael Murray of “One Tree Hill” and “Fruitvale Station” fame] and SSR […]

CLIP: Disney-Pixar's Lava Short

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Disney-Pixar released a brief clip from its new, upcoming short film “Lava” – about a pair of romantic Hawaiian volcanoes – which was shown at the Hiroshima International Animation festival last week and will be shown before the feature film “Inside Out” on June 19, 2015… Pixar Lava Sneak Peek by CGMeetup

Minecraft Lands Doctor Who For Xbox 360

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BBC and Microsoft have forged a deal that will allow fans of the long-running British science fiction television series “Doctor Who” to have playable bits in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Amongst those bits will be avatars to represent their favorite character from the show [including the current –and 12th – Doctor, Peter Capaldi], […]

Bat-Coaster Coming To Six Flags-Texas In San Antonio

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Get on the Bat-Phone and start calling your friends and tell them about the new Batman-themed rollercoaster coming to the Six Flags-Texas theme park in San Antonio – this is no Joker! Officially, the Caped Crusader Coaster will be called “Batman: The Ride” and will feature six free-fly flips, two 90-degree drops and a 120-foot […]

Hayao Miyazaki To Be Recipient Of Honorary Academy Award

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Celebrated Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki will be one of four recipients of an honorary Academy Award when the award show is aired next year. Miyazaki is a three-time nominee for the Oscar – winning in 2002 for “Spirited Away” and nominated for “Howl’s Moving Castle” [2006] and “The Wind Rises” [2013]. Joining Miyazaki as honorary […]

Warner Bros Acme Feature Film Moving Forward

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In what has to be categorized as possibly the best news of the week for cartoon fans, Warner Bros has indicated they will be moving forward with their planned “Acme” feature film project by announcing the hiring of writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz [“X-Men: First Class”] for the project. Although the film will not […]

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