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PR: Deki and Aardman Animations present the story of ‘Brigitte, Bruno and Ben’

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21st July 2014 – Aardman Animations and Bristol Charity ‘Deki’ today release a special 70 second film entitled ‘Brigitte, Bruno and Ben’. The film created by the makers of Wallace & Gromit demonstrates through animation how a loan of just £10 can change the lives of an entire family in the developing world. “Brigitte, Bruno […]

Review: "Strange Hill High (UK Edition)": Puppet Ghoul School Fun

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Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]

Disney TV Animation Announces "Haunted Mansion," 3 More Pilots; "The 7D" Launch a Hit in Ratings

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Walt Disney Television Animation has announced several new projects in development, including a special based on the Haunted Mansion theme park attraction (which has also been the subject of a 2003 feature film and is reportedly still under development as a second feature with Guillermo del Toro). The other pilots under production are Billy Dilley’s […]

Microsoft Axes Xbox Entertainment Studios

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Last year, after veering away from their core gaming audience with the introduction of a next-generation console [Xbox One] that focused on entertainment rather than gaming, Microsoft finally threw in the towel on the entertainment portion of that equation by announcing today that they would be shuttering their Xbox Entertainment division as part of their […]

'Divergent' To Be Released On Home Media Platforms In The UK This August

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Based on the novel by Veronica Roth and directed by Neil Burger, Divergent will be released by Entertainment One across DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and download platforms in the UK on 11th August. Similar to the current trend of popular teenage aimed books/movies, Divergent focuses on a dystopian future where the population of Chicago is segregated […]

Christina Miller to Succeed Stuart Snyder at Turner Broadcasting, Cartoon Network

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Four months after Stuart Snyder stepped down from his position as the President and CEO of Time Warner’s Turner Animation unit, Turner Broadcasting has announced the promotion of Christina Miller to fill the vacancy as President and General Manager of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang. The post is a return home of sorts for […]

Toshiba Welcomes You to "Sillycon Valley"

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Creator of "The 99" Targeted with Death Threats from ISIL

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The Kuwait Times reports that Dr. Nayef Al-Mutawa, creator of the comic book and animated series The 99, has been singled out for death threats from the extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, sometimes referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS) through their Twitter account. […]

Dick Jones, Pinocchio Voice Actor, 1927 - 2014

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Actor Dick Jones passed away on July 7, 2014, at the age of 87, after a fall in his home. Jones is best known as the voice actor for Disney’s Pinocchio in the classic 1940′s animated feature film. Jones was notable for being a child actor in an animated role, since it was (and to […]

"The Boxtrolls" Interview With Directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable

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Anthony Stacchi joined LAIKA in 2007 from Sony Pictures Animation after co-directing the CG hit Open Season. Before Sony, he worked as Head of Story, Storyboard Artist and Animator at PDI/DreamWorks, Industrial Light and Magic and Skellington Productions on projects including Antz, Spirit, James and the Giant Peach, Frankenstein and Curious George. Graham Annable makes […]

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