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We Want More Peanuts! ANIMATIONWorld

'It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown’ Celebrates Earth Day and the Schulz Legacy

Written and executive produced by Charles’ son Craig and grandson Bryan, Apple TV+ and Wildbrain’s new animated special harkens back to the original ‘Peanuts’ comic strips that prompted conversations by adults inspired by the actions of kids.

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Patrick Osborne Takes Billie Eilish on a Dreamy Iconic LA Tour

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4:42pm

Given only three months, the Oscar-winning animation director worked quickly to capture the Grammy-winning artist’s signature moves, weaving a hazy, noirish 80s journey through her hometown into ‘Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,’ her cinematic concert experience performed on stage at the Hollywood Bowl, now streaming on Disney+.

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HBO Max Drops ‘Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy’ Teaser Trailer

Debuting August 5, the animated half-hour special produced by Sesame Street Workshop follows Elmo as he learns to care for his new puppy.

Mastering the Awkward Pause ANIMATIONWorld

How Six Point Harness Brought ‘Tig Notaro: Drawn’ To Life

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:10am

Director Greg Franklin discusses the Kool-Aid man, awkward pauses, and the dizzying array of styles he employed on the first fully animated stand-up special, hitting HBO July 24.

Arlo is in the House! Headline News

CLIP: ‘Arlo the Alligator Boy’ Premieres Today on Netflix

Furlicia throws it down in the wrestling ring in clip from animated musical about a wide-eyed half human half alligator boy who leaves the swamp and lands in New York City.

Arlo is in the House! Headline News

Netflix Drops Trailer and Images for ‘Arlo the Alligator Boy’ Animated Musical

Coming to Netflix April 16, the 80-minute 2D film launches Arlo’s journey that lands him in New York City; soundtrack gets Capitol Records release the same day; ‘I Heart Arlo’ animated series will continue his adventures as he and his newfound crew setup shop and bring a neighborhood back to life.

The Vaccine Comes to South Park Headline News

‘South ParQ Vaccination Special’ Tackles Cancel Culture and COVID-19

The hour-long special follows the vaccination roll-out in South Park, poking fun at the disbursement process as well as the recently enacted ‘The Muppet Show’ viewing disclaimer.

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Netflix Greenlights ‘We Lost Our Human’ Animated Interactive Comedy

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 10:08am

‘Pinky Malinky’ creators’ new special lets viewers choose story perspective of self-involved cat or loving, hyperactive dog, who wake one day to find humans have disappeared.

Home for the Holidays! Headline News

‘Dragons Rescue Riders Huttsgalor Holiday’ Premieres on Netflix November 24

The 3D animated preschool series, based on the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise, celebrates the holiday season with a brand-new special.

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Casting and Teaser Artwork Revealed for ‘LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special’

Animated adventure premieres on Life Day, November 17, exclusively on Disney +; returning cast includes fan favorites: Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico; Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian; and Anthony Daniels as C-3PO.

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Royal Television Society Honors ‘Zog’ with Children’s Programme Award

Magic Light Picture’s hugely popular animated TV special receives recognition for positive contributions, earning accolades from the industry and UK viewers.

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Magic Light Pictures’ ‘Zog’ Launches Today on Amazon Prime

Latest animated short from the studio behind Oscar-nominated ‘The Gruffalo,’ ‘Room on the Broom,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Chico & Rita’ is now available to stream or download.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and David Oyelowo Cast in Animated ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’

Half-hour special from Lupus Films, airing on Channel 4 this Christmas, brings classic children’s book to life with distinctive hand-drawn animation style.

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Sir Lenny Henry Joins ‘The Gruffalo’ Creators’ Animated Christmas Special, ‘Zog’

Oscar-nominated Max Lang and Daniel Snaddon to direct from book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler about a mischievous, accident-prone dragon.

Mipcom Headline News

RAI Bringing New Animated Shows to MIPCOM and MIP Junior

‘The Star of Andra and Tati,’ ‘Woof-Meow’ and ‘Dixiland’ among media group’s latest animated offerings they’ll be bringing to next month’s market.