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Headline News Disney Television Animation Developing ‘Haunted Mansion’ Special

TV animation studio continues to expand roster of top creative talent with production on three pilots and new short-form series; extends overall development deal with ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator and executive producer Dan Povenmire.

Headline News Genius Brands Int’l Appoints Stone Newman President, Global Consumer Products

Newman brings roster of clients from former company Art + Science International to GBI as he builds company’s global consumer products business.

Headline News Disney's Animated Series ‘The 7D’ Launches with Solid Ratings

Last Monday's premiere of Disney's animated series ‘The 7D,’ a contemporary, comedic take on the world of the Seven Dwarfs, delivers strong ratings, ranking as the network’s #2 animated original-series premiere on record among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.  

Headline News Christina Miller Tapped to Head Cartoon Network, Adult Swim & Boomerang

Christina Miller is named President and General Manager for Turner Broadcasting networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, with global oversight of linear and non-linear content, the consumer products group and franchise management.

Headline News Adult Swim Signs First-Look Deal With Aaron McGruder

Adult Swim expands its relationship with The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder; first project under the pact will be a live-action/ adventure pilot with the working title of ‘Hooligan Squad.’

Events FIAUY, International Animation Festival

Begins: September 17, 2014

Universidad ORT Uruguay, organizer of FIA´14, is pleased to invite animators, producers and specially students and graduates of animation schools, to present shorts to be selected for an exhibition and subsequent awarding ceremony between September 17th and 19th of 2014 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Universidad ORT Uruguay aims to promote and exhibit animations produced by students and graduates of animation, advanced High-School students, independent animators and international producers, and also seeks to provide a space for artistic and technological reflection in this area.

 

La Universidad ORT Uruguay, como organizadora de FIA’14, invita a presentar trabajos que serán seleccionados para una exhibición y posterior premiación a realizarse durante los días 17, 18 y 19 de setiembre de 2014, en la ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay.

La Universidad ORT Uruguay tiene como objetivo la difusión y exhibición de animaciones realizadas por estudiantes y egresados de escuelas de animación, alumnos de secundaria o su equivalente en UTU, animadores independientes y productoras. Asimismo, busca generar un espacio de reflexión artístico / tecnológico en la disciplina.

Headline News Rare 1935 Mickey Mouse Animation Art Brings $98,000+ at Auction

Treasures from Disney offered in $1.28+ million Heritage auction included cel and background from “Mickey’s Service Station,” 1935, from Mickey’s last black and white cartoon, which shattered estimates to finish at $98,588.

Headline News Ringling Short, ‘Legend of the Flying Tomato,’ Now Online

CG animated thesis film from Ringling College of Art and Design follows the tale of red-headed Frida, the legendary luchador El Pirana, and a mysterious taco salesman.

Headline News Adult Swim Announces Annual San Diego Comic-Con Take-Over

The Meatwad Full Dome Experience offers surreal visual ride for fans; Adult Swim Fun House returns with puzzling new rooms; Series Panels for fan favorite shows and new series.

Headline News 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with nods for Outstanding Animated Program going to FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Futurama’ and ‘South Park,’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’

Headline News Warner Bros. Bringing ‘Jupiter Ascending’ to 2014 Comic-Con

Warner Bros. Entertainment plants its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, including presentations for Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and the Wachowskis’ sci-fi action ‘Jupiter Ascending.’

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