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Books Headline News

New Book Chronicles Inspiring Life and Tragic Death of Chris Buck’s Son Ryder

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 2:25pm

‘Leave Your Light On,’ by Shelley Buck, artist and wife of the Oscar-winning Frozen and Frozen 2 director, shares the story of her son’s valiant battle against an unrelenting illness, the rich life he lived, and the love he shared with his family and friends.

Events Headline News

WB’s 24-Hour Mega DC FanDome Free Virtual Event Set for August 22

Global DC Multiverse immersive gathering will highlight WB games, film, TV and comic announcements, cast and creator presentations and exclusive preview footage.

SVOD Headline News

Netflix Greenlights DC’s ‘Sweet Tooth’ with Robert Downey Jr. Exec Producing

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 2:06pm

New series from Team Downey follows a part deer / part boy who journeys through a post-apocalyptic world seeking answers to his hybrid origins.

SVOD Headline News

Disney+ Greenlights ‘Just Beyond’ Series Based on R.L. Stine Graphic Novel

8-episode series was created by writer Grahame-Smith, author of ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ and ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Killer.’

Animation Educator’s Forum Headline News

ASIFA-Hollywood Announces 2020 Faculty Grants

Organization’s annual Animation Educator’s Forum grants are awarded to full and part-time teachers for research, scholarly activities or creative projects.

In Passing Headline News

Oscar-Winning Director Gene Deitch Dies at 95

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 20, 2020 at 2:28pm

Legendary animator, illustrator, producer, and author, who won an Academy Award in 1961 for his animated short, ‘Munro,’ passed away last Thursday at his home in Prague. 

Anime Headline News

WATCH: First Trailer for Crunchyroll Original ‘The God of High School’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 4:38pm

Studios’ latest original series, based on Yongje Park and WEBTOON’s comic series of same name, will premiere exclusively on the streaming platform this coming July.

animated short films Headline News

WATCH: Trevor Romain’s ‘How to Explain Coronavirus to Kids’ Animated Short

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 2:41pm

Simple stop-motion short film, by best-selling kid’s author and illustrator, helps parents explains, and children understand, about slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Trolls Headline News

DreamWorks Releases Free ‘Trolls World Tour’ Virtual Activity Kit

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 2:05pm

Just in time for the film’s April 10 premiere, studio rolls out downloadable party pack and coloring book, plus a ‘How to Draw a Troll’ tutorial series. 

Netflix Headline News

WATCH: DreamWorks Releases ‘Archibald’s Next Big Thing’ Season 2 Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 4:24pm

Emmy Award winner Tony Hale’s animated comedy about the misadventures of a curious, loveable chicken returns to Netflix on March 20.

Anime Headline News

Crunchyroll Announces Inaugural 2020 Slate of Original Programming

Eight ‘Crunchyroll Originals’ coming to leading global anime platform, from diverse group of creators, include adventure, fantasy, romance and historical fiction series. 

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