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Liz Holman, Animator, 1953 - 2014

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A paid obituary in the Los Angeles Times reports that Emmy-winning animator Liz Holman has passed away at the age of 61. Holman had battled cancer for a long time. After earning an MFA in Film Graphics from the prestigious Cal Arts academy in 1979, Holman worked in the animation industry for 25 years at […]

CLIP: New "Teen Titans Go!" Episode Premieres August 28, 2014

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Boom! Studios Signs TV Deal With Fox

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Comic book publisher Boom! Studios – whose comic book or graphic novel roster includes Farscape, Hellraiser and Warhammer – has signed a deal with Fox television for future broadcast and cable projects. Boom! Studios currently has 29 original series which they expect to expand to 35 in 2015. Source: Deadline Hollywood

PR: Prepare To Loaf Out Loud As Nickelodeon UK Delivers New Animation 'Breadwinners'

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  PREPARE TO LOAF OUT LOUD AS NICKELODEON DELIVERS NEW ANIMATION BREADWINNERS Expect hilarious escapades, high energy and booty-shaking music in plucky new series Breadwinners, premiering on Monday 22nd September at 4:30pm only on Nicktoons London, 20th August 2014 – New animated comedy Breadwinners follows SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two hilarious ducks who operate a bread […]

Toonzone Interviews Asaph Fipke, Supreme Commander of Nerd Corps, on the "Slugterra" Movies

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Asaph “Ace” Fipke bills himself as the Supreme Commander of Nerd Corps, the Vancouver-based animation studio, and the whimsy in job title carries over into their TV shows. A child actor whose father was in show business as well, Fipke began college at the University of BC, but dropped out in favor of the Vancouver […]

Review: "Toy Story of Terror!" Delights On Blu-ray

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All right, I’ll admit it: nobody really needed more Toy Story. Toy Story 3 closed the book on it all, anything that comes after can only be epilogue. On paper a Halloween special sounds gimmicky and a perhaps a gateway to a half dozen derivative spinoffs: what about a Toy Story Christmas? Toy Story at […]

Star Wars Rebels: Spark Of Rebellion Gets Release Date

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The one-hour animated movie, “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” got a release date for next month on Disney XD.com on September 29 and then a few days later on Disney channels in the USA. The “Star Wars Rebels” series – based five years before the original “Star Wars” movie – premieres on October 13. […]

Bob’s Burgers And Harry Shearer Win First Emmy Awards

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Veteran “Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer won his first-ever Emmy Award and was joined in the first-ever club by “Bob’s Burgers” – which won their first-ever Emmy Award as the Best Animated Program. Shearer won his virgin Emmy for his multiple roles in an episode of “The Simpsons” last season. In addition to those wins, […]

Review: "Dora and Friends: Into the City" - Same As It Ever Was

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Disappointment awaits those hoping that Nickelodeon’s top-selling Spanish-speaking moppet would get an attitude and story makeover in her new show, Dora and Friends: Into the City. Dora has gone from being an elementary school kid to a teenager, and dropped the anthropomorphic animals and sentient inanimate objects that were her friends in favor of several […]

CLIP: Cartoon Network Premieres for August 21, 2014

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