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Genndy Tartakovsky’s ‘Unicorn: Warriors Eternal’ Gets HBO Max and Cartoon Network Greenlight

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11:01am

On the heels of his ‘Primal’ Season 2 Adult Swim pickup, director returns to his ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’ home with new series inspired by myths and lore from around the world.

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DreamWorks Animation’s Offbeat ‘The Mighty Ones’ Coming to Hulu and Peacock

Sunil Hall and Lynne Naylor’s new series, about a secret backyard world of tiny creatures involved in never-ending adventures, premieres November 9.

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Genndy Tartakovsky Talks ‘Primal’ and Telling Stories Without Words

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 12:06pm

With a second season renewal now in hand, the storied creator of ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’ and ‘Samurai Jack’ discusses his viscerally gripping and beautifully animated Adult Swim series about a caveman, a T-Rex, and the bond that helps them survive.  

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‘Forky Asks a Question,’ ‘Big Mouth’s Maya Rudolph Take Home Animation Emmys

Awards for short form animated program, character voice-over and derivative interactive program, as well as previously announced individual achievement in animation and motion design, were presented last night on the fourth evening of the 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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‘Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal’ Returns October 4, Renewed for Season 2

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 1:43pm

5 new episodes from Season 1 continue the iconic director’s tale of an unlikely friendship between a caveman and a dinosaur trying to survive in a violent, primordial world; show renewed by Adult Swim for 10-episode second season.

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Genndy Tartakovsky’s ‘Primal’ L.A. Screening, Q&A and Reception December 4

Come enjoy the ‘Samurai Jack’ creator’s new animated feature about an unlikely friendship between a caveman and a dinosaur that becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world.

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Genndy Tartakovsky’s ‘Primal’ L.A. Screening, Q&A and Reception

Come enjoy the ‘Samurai Jack’ creator’s new animated feature about an unlikely friendship between a caveman and a dinosaur that becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world.

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Nickelodeon Producing ‘Loud House,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Features for Netflix

Nickelodeon Studios will produce two original animated movies for Netflix based on ‘The Loud House’ and ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’

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Sony Pictures Animation Re-Ups ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Director Genndy Tartakovsky

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 5:42pm

On the heels of latest film’s success, famed ‘Samurai Jack’ creator signs deal to direct two original animated features.

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Bringing Cartoons Back for ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 13, 2018 at 6:34pm

A longtime collaborator with director Genndy Tartakovsky, production designer Scott Wills helps bring a 2D sensibility to CG production in Sony’s latest animated comedy feature.

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Cruise Control: Genndy Tartakovsky Takes the Helm of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 12:27pm

The acclaimed director returns to cowrite and direct the third installment of Sony Pictures Animation’s ghoulish adventure comedy.

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WATCH: Lynne Naylor Talks Character and Conceptual Design at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:24pm

The DreamWorks TV Animation veteran artist talks about her different approaches to character and conceptual design projects, the dynamic of realizing a strong director’s vision, such as Genndy Tartakovsky, and challenges she faced on shows such as ‘Samurai Jack.’ 

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Genndy Tartakovsky Previews ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 5:05pm

Franchise director is joined by voice cast stars Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Keegan-Michael Key and Kathryn Hahn to share jokes and tasty bits from Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.’

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'Coco's Night: Pixar Feature Dominates Annies with 11 Wins

‘The Breadwinner’ takes indie feature honor; ‘Disney Mickey Mouse’ and ‘Samurai Jack’ each score three awards in TV categories.

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FMX Adds Joyce, Shankly and Naylor

Conference also sets Animation Production Day for April 26-27, releases third trailer in a series and confirms new participants.

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‘Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event’ in Theaters for One Night Only

‘Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event’ in theaters from Fathom Events for one night only on Oct. 16, followed by the Oct. 17 release of ‘Samurai Jack: Season Five’ and ‘Samurai Jack: The Complete Series’ box set.

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‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Big at 69th Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time’ receive awards for Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Short Form Animated Program, while Seth MacFarlane is recognized for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for ‘Family Guy.’

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‘Samurai Jack’ Sweeps Juried Awards at 69th Emmys

Patrick Osborne’s VR short ‘PEARL’ for Google Spotlight Stories wins award for Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Programming.

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Adult Swim Unleashing Remastered ‘Samurai Jack: The Complete Series’

Fathom Events to present exclusive fan experience with one-night screening of ‘Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event’ in cinemas nationwide on October 16, 2017.

Annecy 2017 Headline News

Free Download: Special Annecy Edition of Animation World Magazine

Special print edition distributed at Annecy 2017 celebrates a year’s worth of creative excellence since industry professionals last gathered in France at the world’s largest and most prestigious film festival dedicated to the art of animation.

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Sony Unwraps New Poster for Genndy Tartakovsky Short, ‘Puppy!’

New CG-animated short from the director of ‘Samurai Jack’ and the ‘Hotel Transylvania’ franchise to play in theaters ahead of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Emoji Movie.’

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Genndy Tartakovsky and the Return to ‘Samurai Jack’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:07pm

AWN editor-in-chief Dan Sarto sits down with celebrated animation director Genndy Tartakovsky to discuss his roller-coaster ride at Sony, the shifting landscape of television animation production, and the return of a beloved TV property.

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Adult Swim Announces All-Day Multi-Platform Programming at 2016 Upfronts

Cable network launching a new chapter in the ‘Robot Chicken’ franchise, the return of Genndy Tartakovsky’s animated smash hit ‘Samurai Jack,’ Season 3 of ‘Rick & Morty,’ and new series including ‘Dream Corp, LLC,’ ‘Million Dollar Extreme Presents: World Peace’ and Brad Neely’s ‘Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio.’

Annecy Headline News

Nine Features Selected to Compete at Annecy 2016

Ann Marie Fleming’s ‘Window Horses,’ Penny Lane’s ‘NUTS!’ and Sang-ho Yeon’s ‘Seoul Station’ among nine films selected to screen in competition at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

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