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Craft Offers Free Facebook Art Galleries

by Peter Paltridgeon January 30, 2017
A couple months ago we reported on a new web service called Craft which maintains a database of over 22 animated projects (and growing) where all development artifacts are displayed in their entirety, from the scripts (with notes) to character design, backgrounds, color keys, concept art, storyboards, and animation tests. The material was gathered directly […]

The Tangled Series Will Debut With A TV Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon January 16, 2017
In a few weeks the Disney Channel will begin running Tangled: The Series, a sequel serial to the 2010 feature film and a prequel to the short that followed it. In this series Rapunzel and Flynn aren’t married yet, perhaps because they’re dealing with some new problems… One of the most obvious will be made […]

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Xiaolin Showdown Season 2 Coming To DVD January 10

by Peter Paltridgeon January 5, 2017
WB Archive has finally announced they will be continuing the rollout of Xiaolin Showdown on DVD. Season Two will be available January 10 in the form of a MOD title sold on their website and major e-retailers such as Amazon. That only took eleven years! Season One of the beloved Kids WB series was first […]
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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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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 […]
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New Web Service “Craft” Explores The Art Of Animation

by Peter Paltridgeon November 21, 2016
Let’s say you’re about to make your own animated short, or even a movie, and you’re looking for inspiration. Or you may be new to the entire process and could use a professional shoulder to look over and learn from — but there are no shoulders around. What if there was an animation archive where […]

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New Details On Disney’s Big Hero 6 Series

by Peter Paltridgeon November 3, 2016
In case you forgot there’s a Big Hero 6 series coming next year from the creators of Kim Possible, now you know again. Those of us who didn’t forget have been starving for details ever since…and today EW broke some. First thing, we now know what the show will look like: as expected it’s a […]
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Frozen Holiday Special In Development For 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon November 2, 2016
When you look at what a dominant presence Frozen-related products still have in the kids’ toy aisles three whole years after the original film came out, you have to marvel at how successful that movie truly is, especially when you consider only about two hours’ worth of material exists for it — and that’s counting […]

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Meet The Village Crazy Lady In New Moana Clip

by Peter Paltridgeon November 1, 2016
Disney’s next animated feature, Moana, features the return of Mouse House legends Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) to the director’s chair. It boasts a cast including Auli’i Cravalho as Moana (in her first acting job), Dwayne Johnson (in his two hundredth), Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk. Thanks to the […]
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Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4 Swap Release Dates

by Peter Paltridgeon October 26, 2016
Those of you who have been waiting eagerly for The Incredibles 2 just got some great news. Variety reports that Disney/Pixar has switched out the release dates for that movie and Toy Story 4, which was previously scheduled for June 15, 2018. Now the Parrs have that spot, and Woody and Buzz have been moved […]