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Terry Gilliam Recycles Animation For Monty Python Live Show

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
The first of 10 reunion shows for the legendary mostly-British comedy troupe Monty Python is in the books and the lone American member, Terry Gilliam, trotted out mostly recycled versions of his original animations and sketches for the original television show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which ran from 1969-74. Gilliam’s iconic foot made its expected […]
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Shoots For Photorealistic Facial Animation

by Shawn Hopkinson July 1, 2014
The very first image released of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, before we even knew it was called that, was of an extremely detailed face. If you’re going to have near photorealistic human figures like that one and the game’s uncanny Kevin Spacey in the role of its villain, some advanced animation is required to […]

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Nickelodeon Scouting For Raw Talent At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Nickelodeon will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con in San Diego next month and part of that heavy presence will include members of the Nickelodeon animation department manning the official Nickelodeon booth with the express intent of soliciting the raw talents of anybody who thinks they are an animator and might […]
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Pixar Decides Free Is A Very Good Price For RenderMan 3D

by Alex Beanon June 3, 2014
After 25 years of using it to make such popular films as “Toy Story” and “Monsters, Inc.”, Pixar has decided to offer its RenderMan 3D software for free. What’s the catch? The free version is for non-commercial use only. [The RenderMan 3D for commercial use still costs $495 to license plus the $200 maintenance fee]. […]

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Hasbro Teaches Humans and Bots How To Ride Your Dinobot

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
The official Transformers YouTube channel today unveiled a trilogy of cartoon shots instructing one on how to properly ride a mighty Dinobot. Inspired by theatrical shorts from Warner Brothers and Disney, the shorts are a comedic promotion for the upcoming Transformers 4: Age of Extinction and its related toyline, both of which introduce the fan […]
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Several Animated Films/TV Shows Up For Golden Trailers

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
The 15th Annual Golden Trailer Awards are nearly upon us. What are the Golden Trailer Awards? They are exactly what you think they are – awards for the best movie or television trailers over the course of the last year – and this year, several animated films, TV shows and video games will be jousting […]

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PR: Maynards Discovery Patch Teams Up With Aardman For New TV Ad

by Grant Whiteon May 9, 2014
Maynards Discovery Patch teams up with Aardman for new tv ad Maynards Discovery Patch, the new range of fun-shaped fruit flavour jelly and foam sweets, have teamed up with Aardman Animations for a high-profile new TV ad this spring. The advert, which runs from 9th May, features a family of hedgehogs trying Maynards Discovery Patch […]
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It's Animation...Not LSD

by Alex Beanon March 3, 2014
Comedian Jim Carrey introduced a tribute to animation segment at the 86th Academy Awards ceremony that turned out to be, arguably, the best comedic segment of the evening…

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PR: Pokémon Coming to Netflix

by Shawn Hopkinson February 27, 2014
Done with House of Cards? Now you can switch it up, a lot, and binge-watch Pikachu and friends, because Pokémon is coming to Netflix streaming March 1. The initial offerings include first season of the television series, Pokémon: Indigo League, the Pokémon: Black & White season, and two feature length Pokémon movies. The full press release follows: POKÉMON ANIMATION WILL BE […]
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Frozen, Fishes Win BAFTAs

by Alex Beanon February 16, 2014
The British version of the Academy Awards, the BAFTA [British Academy of Film and Television Arts] Awards were handed out tonight and Disney’s “Frozen” won as the best animated feature film while “Sleeping With The Fishes” won as the best British Animated Short. As of this weekend, “Frozen” is closing in on making $1 billion […]