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Hollywood Reporter Speaks to Indian Animator Gitanjali Rao at Cannes

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2014
As part of their coverage of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, The Hollywood Reporter has spoken to Indian animator Gitanjali Rao, who 2006 debut, “Printed Rainbow,” premiered at that year’s Cannes Film Festival where it won three awards including best short. Her latest film, “True Love Story,” is screening at Cannes this year. Among other […]
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Casey Kasem Found in Washington State

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2014
Actor and American Top 40 host Casey Kasem has been found in Washington state, a few days after a Los Angeles judge ordered an investigation over his whereabouts. According to the sheriff’s office in Kitsap County, which tracked down Kasem the day after the judge’s order, Kasem and his wife Jean were at a home […]

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FX Cancels “Chozen” After One Season

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that the FX Network has canceled the animated sitcom Chozen after one season. The series, created by Grant Dekernion, centered on a gay white rapper (Bobby Moynihan) trying to return to the musical world after getting released from prison. While the series premiere drew just under one million viewers in January, […]
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PR: Shaun the Sheep Inspires Kids to Become Digital Makers

by Grant Whiteon May 16, 2014
Shaun the Sheep inspires kids to become digital makers National competition launched by Aardman Animations and Nominet Trust will teach digital skills to a new generation of budding game designers 15 May 2014, UK: Aardman Animations, the creator of Shaun the Sheep, has teamed up with Nominet Trust to launch Shaun’s Game Academy, a national […]

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PR: MCM Exhibitor Doctor Geof Picks Up Readers Choice Award

by Grant Whiteon May 16, 2014
PRESS RELEASE 13 May 2014 MCM Exhibitor Doctor Geof Picks Up Readers Choice Award Doctor Geof is making sure 2014 is the year of Steampunk after picking up the award for Best Steampunk Periodical for his Steampunk Literary Review. Now in its third year the Readers Choice Awards are organised by the Steampunk Chronicle a […]
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PR: What’s on at MCM London Comic Con?

by Grant Whiteon May 14, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY What’s on at MCM London Comic Con? The UK’s biggest and best celebration of pop. culture, MCM London Comic Con returns to ExCel London on 23-25 May for a long weekend packed with special guests, sci-fi, movies, videogames, comic books, eSports, online video, anime and […]

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PR: Cynopsis Kids Announces 2014 Animation Innovators

by Ed Liuon May 14, 2014
Cynopsis Kids Announces 2014 Animation Innovators Innovators Will Be Honored at the !magination Awards on June 11 at The Yale Club in NYC An esteemed class of Animation Innovators will take the stage at the third annual Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards, 8:00 -10:00am, June 11, at the Yale Club in New York City. Congratulations to: […]
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Adam Reed on How Spanish Women Led to FX’s “Archer”

by Ed Liuon May 14, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has spoken with several creators of the FX Network’s top shows to commemorate the network’s 20th anniversary. Archer creator Adam Reed discusses how a trip to Spain while he was in-between shows led to the creation of Archer. Reed planned to walk the 1,000-kilometer Via de la Plata, which runs south-to-north from […]

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“Once Upon a Time” Teases Disney Animated Character Coming in Season 4

by Ed Liuon May 13, 2014
The season 3 finale to ABC’s hit series Once Upon a Time had a surprising reveal in its closing seconds, hinting strongly that Elsa from Disney’s Frozen will be making the jump from animation to live-action as a character in the cast for the show’s fourth season. In a Q&A session with The Hollywood Reporter […]
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How Will Vinton Created and Lost Claymation

by Ed Liuon May 13, 2014
The Priceonomics weblog has posted a feature article on how famed stop-motion animator Will Vinton built up and then lost a major animation studio, popularizing “Claymation” as a medium for advertising, TV, and feature film before a series of unexpected events resulted in his ouster and the sale of the company to Nike co-founder Phil […]