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Jay Sabicer
· December 22, 2016
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Check out the cool signal film for the 2018 GLAS ANIMATION FESTIVAL http://www.animationscoop.com/glas-animation-festival-2018…/

Put down your coffee and plug in your ear buds. Check out this friggin’ cool signal film for the 2018 GLAS Animation Festival. The event takes place March 22-25 in Berkeley, CA – and th…
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Nora Twomey is the co-founder of Cartoon Saloon, the studio behind The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea and several other animated films of the past few years. Her latest credit is as director of T…
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A nice friendly chat with the directors of THE BIG BAD FOX ...AND OTHER TALES http://www.animationscoop.com/interview-duo-directors-talk…/

The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales is a hilarious Annie-nominated animated comedy based on popular French graphic novels. Directors Patrick Imbert and Benjamin Renner talk about creating this unique…
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Yes - its a theatrical feature, coming out this summer, from Warner Bros. http://www.animationscoop.com/teaser-warner-bros-teen-tita…/

When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! Teen Titans GO! to the Movies finds the egocentric, wildly satirical Super Heroes in their first feature film extravaganza — a gleefully clev…
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TODAY on CARTOON RESEARCH: The comic book career of Carlo Vinci http://cartoonresearch.com/…/moonlighting-animation-artist…/

Vinci was born in Yonkers, New York in 1906 as Carlo Vinciguerra to Italian immigrant parents, his father Andrea and his mother Maria. With a natural artistic talent from childhood, Vinci was awarded with a scholarship to the National Academy of Design when he graduated high school around 1924. As a...
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Charles Solomon on the simple animated joys of The Dam Keeper Poems http://www.animationscoop.com/less-is-more-the-simple-beau…/

We live in an era of visual overload. Animation studios are producing images so detailed, they’re virtually indistinguishable from live action, but why do they want to? How does rendering every lea…
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Advice from one of the great animation historians to all the aspiring historians out there http://www.animationscoop.com/mindy-johnsons-advice-to-the…/

Any self proclaimed “film expert” might look up trivia on the most critically acclaimed films, or discover what really goes on during the making of their favorite cartoons online. As a film nerd my…
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COCO won the Gloden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature http://www.animationscoop.com/pixars-coco-wins-golden-glob…/

The infamous Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their winners tonight – and included in the mix was the winner for Best Animated Feature. Pixar’s Coco won the top honor. Dire…
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Animation Educators! Asifa’s Educators Forum is accepting applications for its 2018 Faculty Grants
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ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce they are now accepting applications for the 2018 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for…
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Greg Ehrbar looks at the new GUMBY comic book http://www.animationscoop.com/interview-gumby-comics-write…/

This time, the puns are fitting: the flexibility of Gumby has made him one of pop culture’s most resilient images since he leapt from Art Clokey’s dexterous fingertips over 65 years ago. From his f…
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Charlese Solomon reviews Isao Takahata’s My Neighbors The Yamadas - now on blu-ray via Gkids http://www.animationscoop.com/anime-review-takahatas-my-ne…/

Although it’s technically a feature, Isao Takahata’s droll My Neighbors The Yamadas (1999), which is receiving its first release on Blu-ray, plays like a collection of comic sketches. I…
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Gkids picks up the three amazing features by anime artist Masaaki Yuasa
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GKIDS announced today that it has acquired the North American distribution rights for a slate of films from internationally acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa. The deal includes the cult classic Mind…
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Check out what Jerry Beck is doing over the Christmas Holidays - spinning animated tunes on the radio and screening classic cartoons on the big screen in Glendale. http://www.animationscoop.com/a-merry-jerry-christmas/

Some people take the holidays off – I, however, enjoy Christmas vacation by spreading classic cartoon joy all over my Southern California home base. On Christmas Day, December 25th, I will be…
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Charles Solomon has "Zits" - and loves them! http://www.animationscoop.com/book-review-20-years-of-zits/

Twenty years ago–July 7,1997–a lanky blond teenager slouched down to breakfast; his father and mother bid him good morning (“Did you sleep well, Sweetie?”). His reaction: “As usual, my …
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New, longer, funnier trailer for Aardman's EARLY MAN http://www.animationscoop.com/trailer-2-aardmans-early-man/

Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and wooly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of how one plucky caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day! Prioduced…
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Charles Solomon sums up the entire year in animation http://www.animationscoop.com/charles-solomons-animation-y…/

Although he wrote them in 1859, Charles Dickens might have been thinking of animation in 2017 when he penned the celebrated lines, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the a…
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