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Headline News Circus Circus Las Vegas To Open The Chuck Jones Experience

The legacy and creativity of Chuck Jones, one of animation’s pioneering director-producers, will be brought to life with the opening of The Chuck Jones Experience, an interactive exhibit at Circus Circus Las Vegas designed to “Educate, Inspire & Entertain” people of all ages.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 25

Special Guest: Sean Kenin

Welcome to the most current content-ed and contented episode of the FFAF oeuvre. Alan and Joel sit down with the very Sean Kenin, voice-actor to the stars, to discuss his unique and defining role in the hit smash cinema-kapow, The Smurfs. Sean Kenin - made of pure magic.

PLUS, stick around for a very special bonus montage audio fantasy spectacle at the end of the end of the end music.

Headline News Aardman Sets Another Guinness World Record with Gulp Short

Nokia and Aardman Animations have set another Guinness World Record for the ‘World’s Largest Stop-motion Animation Set’ with their follow up short film: 'Gulp', shot entirely on the Nokia N8, after having set a record for the ‘Smallest Stop-motion Animated Character’ last summer with Dot.

Headline News Six Short Films Nominated for the Cartoon d'Or 2011

Six short films from Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland and United Kingdom will compete for the Cartoon d'Or 2011, the award for the best European animation short film.

Blogs THE BALLAD OF NESSIE (2011) (***)

This origin story of the Loch Ness monster is a sweet ode to Disney’s Silly Symphonies shorts of the 1940s and ‘50s. Narrated by Billy Connolly, the tale follows Nessie as she is forced out of her cozy pond by a loud mini-golf course developer named MacFroogle. She heads out with her best friend, the rubber duck MacQuack, to find a new home, but it’s not that easy. The whole incident makes her just want to cry, but she’s Scottish and she is supposed to keep a stiff upper lip.

Headline News Gnomon Studios Unveils Shane Acker's New Short Plus Minus

Gnomon Studios, the creative destination for visual effects and animation students to work with some of the world's most respected industry talents, today announced that its latest project, the animated short film "Plus Minus," will be released in late 2011.

Headline News Kid Critic/Plympton Short to Debut at LA Shorts Film Festival

The Holocaust has been treated by almost every medium, but rarely animation – and never by a child animator, until now. Animation short “INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST” is truly a labor of love, and a cross-generational collaboration between a world-class animation master Bill Plympton, actress Ingrid Pitt, who narrated her last film about the horror of war as she experienced as a child during the Holocaust, and a first-time 10-yr-old animator & artist Perry Chen, who is also an award-winning child film critic.

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