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Weekend tributes encourage fans to vote online for all-time favorite characters, catch-phrases, villains & more; world television premiere of original music video celebrating beloved cartoon characters; October 1 kicks off with full day of birthday-themed episodes from contemporary & classic shows; concludes with 100th episode of hit series “Adventure Time” and season 4 premiere of “Regular Show.”
The VIEW Conference announces the European premiere of Pixar Animation Studios’ latest short film, “Partysaurus Rex.”
The Cinema Audio Society announces changes to the CAS Awards categories as well as additions to those sound mixers eligible for CAS Awards.
Pixomondo artists take home Outstanding Special Visual Effects honors for their work on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”
HBO’s medieval fantasy Game of Thrones leads program winners with six statuettes, three others follow with four each.
News Corporation announces that Tom Rothman will step down as Chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment at the end of the year.
Independent design and visual effects company Phosphene collaborates with HBO on season three of “Boardwalk Empire.”
Sony’s “Resident Evil: Retribution” fought its way to the top of the North American box office this weekend, followed by Disney’s 3D reissue of “Finding Nemo.”
Nice Shoes handles color grading and VFX for a United Nations campaign for World Humanitarian Day featuring Beyoncé.
In honor of the film’s 30th anniversary, NCM Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Universal Pictures announce a special screening event for “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.”
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Wreck-It Ralph” scores big with composer Henry Jackman, plus original music from Skrillex, AKB48, Owl City and Buckner & Garcia.
Aron Dunn’s indie prodco Treason Media has partnered with Sam Chou’s production studio Style5 to create and produce the original primetime (14+) animated comedy series Rumble Cat.
Fifteen finalists have been selected to submit their never-before-aired programs to an all-kids jury in three different age groups at MIP Junior.
New York-based visual effects and design studio Carbon announces the opening of its Los Angeles office.
Cartoon Forum participants vote for the Producer, Investor/ Distributor and Broadcaster of the Year to honor outstanding contributions to European animation.
The award for the best European animation short film was taken by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels for “Oh Willy...“
Paramount Pictures announces an extended theatrical run for RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK beginning Friday, September 14.
Amazon Studios turns supernatural horror tale “Blackburn Burrow” into digital comic to test story with audiences.
Disney CFO Jay Rasulo tells investors write down will come next quarter for stopping work on the untitled Henry Selick-directed stop-motion feature.
Winners are announced for this year’s Licensing Awards, held on September 11 in the glittering surroundings of The Great Room at London’s prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel.
Pixeldust Studios produces 200 animated sequences for the new National Geographic Channel five-part mini-series, “Alien Deep with Bob Ballard.”