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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 […]

James Earl Jones To Receive Voice-over Icon Award

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The inimitable James Earl Jones will be the recipient of the Voice Arts Icon Award at the inaugural Voice Arts Award show later in 2014. Jones has provided the voice of many animated characters over the years but is perhaps best identified as the voice of Mufasa in Disney’s “The Lion King” from 1994. The […]

Fox And FX Lead Emmy Animated Award Nominations

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Fox and FX networks led the way in the animation categories in the nominations for the 66th annual Emmy Awards while “Futurama” and “Disney Mickey Mouse” each garnered two nominations in animation-specific categories. The official animated category nominations are listed below… Outstanding Animated Program Archer • Archer Vice: The Rules Of Extraction • FX Networks […]

On Set With “The Boxtrolls” - A Tour Through Laika Animation

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Right Stuf's Anime Expo 2014 Announcements: Mobile Suit Gundam UC Pt. 4, Yakitate!! Japan, Sengoku Collection, and More

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RIGHT STUF, Inc. Announces: the Acquisitions of YAKITATE!! JAPAN, SPACE PIRATE MITO, FANTASTIC DETECTIVE LABYRINTH and YONDEMASUYU YO, AZAZEL-SAN; Upcoming SENGOKU COLLECTION Release; and Exclusive Release of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM UC (UNICORN), Part 4 Anime Expo 2014: New License and Project Announcements GRIMES, Iowa, July 5, 2014 – Several new anime licenses were announced by […]

"Clarence" Creator Skyler Page Dismissed from Cartoon Network Over Sexual Assault Allegations

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Cartoon Network has dismissed Skyler Page, creator and show-runner for the new show Clarence, over allegations of sexual assault and erratic behavior due to long-running mental health issues. Allegations began appearing on Twitter and other social media outlets last Tuesday and Wednesday (summarized by Cartoon Brew and The Beat). Clarence is expected to continue production […]

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