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Props From Coraline, Kubo And More Returning To Universal Studios

by Peter Paltridgeon December 8, 2016
If you missed the LAIKA exhibit at Universal Studios this past summer, you’re getting a second chance. The world-class animation studio is bringing the attraction back for three weeks this holiday season. “From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” is a nifty collection of models, sets, puppets and props that were all used in […]
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Dragon Ball Super Premieres On Toonami January 7

by Peter Paltridgeon December 7, 2016
After a hiatus of decades (barring the occasional feature film), Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball series is finally continuing its story in Dragon Ball Super. The anime began broadcasting in Japan last summer, and fans have been waiting for the English dub to appear on Toonami ever since. That day will come next January, the block […]

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Submit Your Questions for the Live AMA with Animation Director Tod Polson on December 8

by Peter Paltridgeon December 1, 2016
On December 8, Craft is hosting a live AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Tod Polson, an award winning animation director, designer, and teacher. Some of his projects include the Emmy award winning El Tigre for Nickelodeon, the Oscar nominated feature The Secret of Kells, and the Golden Globe nominated The Book Of Life. In 2013, […]

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Billy Dee Williams to Voice Two-Face in “The LEGO Batman Movie”

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2016
On his Twitter feed, director Chris McKay confirmed that actor Billy Dee Williams will be voicing Two-Face in The LEGO Batman Movie. The actor played Gotham City District Attorney Harvey Dent, the alter-ego of Two-Face, in the first Tim Burton Batman movie, but never reprised the role in any of the movies afterwards, although draft […]

Review: “Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie” Unleashes a Super Move

by Chad Boninon December 1, 2016
Ryu is a lone wolf, wandering the world in search for the perfect fight and more power. His combat power is off the charts, and it’s the desire of Shadowlaw’s leader M. Bison to capture and corrupt him into his world-domination schemes. Ryu’s not interested in working for the psycho power in charge of this […]
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An Alphanumeric Look Back At Mainframe Studios

by Peter Paltridgeon November 30, 2016
This is one of the rare times we’re going to link you to a BuzzFeed page, but we have good reason today. The normally fluffy site has published a detailed history of Mainframe Studios — one of the world’s premiere computer animation factories. Starting with the Dire Straits’ Money For Nothing video in the mid-80’s […]

44th Annual Annie Award Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon November 29, 2016
ASIFA-Hollywood has released the list of the 44th annual Annie Award nominees, recognizing the year’s best animated work in the eyes of the industry. Highlights of this year’s nominees include: Best Animated Feature Finding Dory – Pixar Animation Studios Kubo and the Two Strings – LAIKA Kung Fu Panda 3 – DreamWorks Animation Moana – […]