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Headline News th1ng Director Sylvain Chomet Creates New ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag

Director/animator Sylvain Chomet receives a personal request from Simpsons creator Matt Groening to create his own take on the “couch gag” that culminates each week’s opening credits.

Headline News ‘The Simpsons’ Celebrate the Oscars with a Selfie

Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.

Headline News Montreal Stop Motion Fest Issues 2014 Call for Entries

The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.

Headline News Cartoon Saloon, Aircraft Productions to Co-Produce ‘The Breadwinner’

Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Non-Stop’ Makes $30M Debut

Non-Stop and Son of God rule the box office over Oscar weekend. The Liam Neeson action movie takes first place with $28.9 million, while Son of God is an impressive runner-up. Meanwhile, Disney Animation's Frozen becomes the 18th movie ever to earn over $1 billion worldwide, and The LEGO Movie crosses $200 million domestically.

Headline News ‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot’ Win Animation Oscars

Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.

Headline News ‘Animation Breakdown Roundup!’ Comes to L.A. March 8

Animation Breakdown Roundup!, a one-day 90+-minute animation festival of 25 brand-new animated experimental shorts, will play in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. at The Cinefamily.

Headline News WIA to Present ‘Directors’ Club’ Panel & Screening March 9

Elite group of women film and TV directors join Animation Breakdown and Women in Animation for the “Directors’ Club” event at The Cinefamily on Sunday, March 9th.

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