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Mike Rianda Shares Manifesto for Making 'The Greatest Animated Movie of All Time'

‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ writer/director says he was ‘terrified’ of making his first feature, and writing these creative rules helped bring his vision into focus.

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Netflix Releases Free ‘The Art of The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ Digital Book

The streamer offers an inside look at the art behind the multi award-nominated CG animated movie about a chaotic family road trip that turns into an apocalyptic adventure… with robots!

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‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ Now on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD

A family road trip evolves into a quest to save the world from a machine apocalypse in the hit CG animated comedy adventure; bonus features include Katie Mitchell’s hilarious sock puppet parody short, ‘Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter,’ a look into her filmmaking process, a look behind the making of the movie, as well as tutorials on how to make sock puppets and Katie face cupcakes.

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Katie Mitchell Hits Her Stride in ‘Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter’

In the parody short directed by Caitlin VanArsdale, ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ filmmaker heroine creates a sock-puppet action film featuring a redoubtable canine; short releases today as an exclusive bonus feature on the film’s Blu-ray release.

A Villainous Midlife Crisis Headline News

‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Now Streaming on Hulu

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 21, 2021 at 1:51pm

Animated by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, and written, created, and executive produced by Jordan Blum and Patton Oswalt, who also stars as the titular bad guy, the stop-motion comedy series, about a megalomaniacal supervillain who gets ousted from his own evil organization, shows that even a sinister villain can suffer a mid-life crisis.

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Mike Rianda Talks ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 2:19pm

The ‘Gravity Falls’ creative director’s TV production skills got a thorough workout, and then some, in his animated feature film directing debut, now streaming on Netflix.

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‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’: A Scrapbook of Art, Nostalgia, and Killer Robots

Distinctively styled 2D, 3DCG, and live-action, integrated with a highly personal and relatable story, give Mike Rianda and Jeff Rowe’s new apocalyptic comedy adventure a uniquely ‘human’ touch.

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Netflix Drops ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ Trailer and Images

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 7:44am

Premiering April 30th, animated comedy from the Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ producers tells the story of a dysfunctional family’s fight to reconnect… and save the world from a robot apocalypse.

Podcasts Headline News

‘This Duckburg Life’ ‘DuckTales’-Inspired Podcast Premieres March 29

The original 7-part scripted podcast is hosted by Huey Duck for Duckburg Public Radio; the animated series’ voice cast reprises their roles in the new program that highlights riveting stories from Duckburg.

It’s Chibi Time! Headline News

EXCLUSIVE: Watch New ‘DuckTales’ Chibi-Style ‘Mayan Mayhem’ Short

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 26, 2021 at 9:00am

Scrooge, Donald, and the triplets can’t catch a break while treasure hunting in the first of three new ‘Chibi Tiny Tales’ shorts Disney is releasing in the leadup to the ‘DuckTales’ series finale on March 15.

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Stop-Motion ‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Comes to Hulu May 21

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 2:49pm

Animated by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the show stars Patton Oswalt as the megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K., who after being ousted from his own evil organization, shows that even an evil villain can suffer a mid-life crisis.

TV Animation Headline News

WATCH: ‘DuckTales’ Cast’s Overly Dramatic Final Recording Session

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 4:56pm

David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, Bobby Moynihan, Kate Micucci, Beck Bennett, Toks Olagundoye, and Paget Brewster meet for last time as Disney Series wraps production after 75 episodes and 15 shorts; 90 minute finale airs March 15 on Disney XD and DisneyNOW.

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Animated Short ‘Hair Love’ Gets Theatrical Run with ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’

Matthew A. Cherry’s Kickstarter-funded film, about a father’s challenging quest to do his daughter’s hair, makes its North American debut in front of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ sequel hitting theatres August 14.

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Paget Brewster Flocks to Disney’s ‘DuckTales’ as Voice of Della Duck

Donald Duck’s twin sister and long-lost mother to Huey, Dewey and Louie makes her official debut in recurring role in epic one-hour season finale.

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Giveaway: Win Disney’s ‘DuckTales: Woo-oo!’ on DVD!

From defying danger to solving mysteries, chart a course for action-packed thrills with ‘DuckTales Woo-oo!’ available via retail outlets on December 19th.

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All-New 'DuckTales' Series Lands All-Star Voice Cast

David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, Bobby Moynihan, Kate Micucci, Toks Olagundoye and Beck Bennett set to star in upcoming animated series from Disney Television Animation.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

Illumination Unwraps Live Holiday Concert for ‘Sing’

YouTube Space LA, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures partner for ‘Sing Presents a Holiday Remix Live on YouTube’ concert; livestream begins at 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET.

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New Character Portraits Unveiled for Illumination’s ‘Sing’

New character portraits for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday feature, ‘SING,’ unveiled ahead of the new film trailer set to be released next Wednesday.

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Illumination Drops Extended Trailer for ‘Sing’

New four-minute trailer provides an extended look the various characters who make it into the competition in director Garth Jennings’ animated musical comedy due in theaters this upcoming holiday season.

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Illumination Brings Out the Hits for New ‘Sing’ Trailer

Illumination Entertainment brings out a whole menagerie of animals -- and hit songs -- for its first trailer for the forthcoming musical animated comedy in theaters on December 21, 2016.

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Illumination’s ‘Sing’ Set to Soar on Dec. 21, 2016

Previously untitled musical comedy written and directed by Garth Jennings stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly.