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Charlie Brown Christmas, Grinch Stole Christmas! Headed for Blu-ray

Press Release from Warner Home Video

BURBANK, CA (July 14, 2009) -- This holiday season, consumers will have an opportunity to enjoy some of their all-time favorite animated Christmas television specials in a whole new way when Warner Home Video (WHV) unveils A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! and DR. SEUSS' HORTON HEARS A WHO! on Blu-ray hi-def format for the first time. Each special has been re-mastered for dazzling picture/audio quality and outfitted in beautiful, foil embossed packaging.

Seuss Events

Horton Hears a Who Exhibition in SoHo

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, December 8, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: December 8, 2008

On the eve of the December 9 release of Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.'s DR. SEUSS' HORTON HEARS A WHO! on DVD and Blu-ray, Animazing Gallery in New York City will unveil its collection of unique storyboards from the creation process of the original animated film. This exhibition contains more than 70 original works from the Chuck Jones version of the classic Dr. Seuss story. Animazing also has original production cels and drawings from the Animated film, as well as Dr Seuss hand-drawn illustrations and limited edition prints from the HORTON HEARS A WHO book.

Seuss Events

Celebrate a Thing or Two: The 50th Anniversary of The Cat In The Hat & The Grinch

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 15, 2007

From 6:00-9:00 pm on Nov. 15, the Animazing Gallery is hosting "Celebrate a Thing or Two: The 50th Anniversary of THE CAT IN THE HAT & THE GRINCH," with a percentage of sales going to Schneider Children's Hospital. Animazing Gallery in SoHo will have a collection of Dr. Seuss and holiday art, with live music, cocktails and green birthday cake. Even take a photo with the official Cat in the Hat costumed character. A talk and special unveiling by Seuss curator William W. Dreyer will take place at 7:00 pm. This exhibit runs through Dec. 31st, and is free and open to the public.

Animation Headline News

Fox/Blue Sky Set for ‘Horton Hears a Who’

Twentieth Century Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios have begun prepping the 3D-animated HORTON HEARS A WHO, with ROBOTS story consultant and former Pixar animator Jimmy Hayward co-directing with ROBOTS art director Steve Martino, VARIETY reports. A spring 2008 release is set.

Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul have finished the script, and storyboarding has begun under the supervision of Fox Animation president Chris Meledandri and Blue Skys Chris Wedge, both of whom are producing.

Seuss Headline News

Fox Animation, Blue Sky to Make CGI Horton Film

20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios are adapting Dr. Seuss' HORTON HEARS A WHO into a CG-animated movie, according to THE HOLLLYWOOD REPORTER. The disclosure on Wednesday was timed perfectly in consort with the launch of ROBOTS, directed by Blue Skys Chris Wedge, on Friday, March 11, 2005.

Books Headline News

New Books In The Book Corner for May 27, 2004

In 2003, AWN launched its newest resource site, the AWN Book Corner. Looking for books related to animation, then the Book Corner is the best place for you to visit. Readers can search through tomes dealing with 2D & 3D graphics, animation, applications, cinematography, digital video, entertainment, gaming, history & theory, post-production, programming & scripting and Web & multimedia. You can also browse books by title, author or publisher.

Seuss Headline News

Grinch Week At Cartoon Network

That conniving Grinch has stolen four consecutive nights of airtime on Cartoon Network for the annual "Grinch Week." The perennial animated holiday special DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS airs at 8:00 pm Monday-Thursday, Dec. 1-4, 2003. Dr. Seuss' classic fable portrays the mean old Grinch and his efforts to muzzle the holiday spirits of the happy-go-lucky citizens of Whoville.

Live-action Headline News

Animation Goes Live-Action!

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, September 19, 1998 at 12:00am

Recycling is alive and well in Hollywood. An astounding number of animation properties are being optioned for adaptation as live-action films, such as "Inspector Gadget" and "Sailor Moon." This week, two more such deals have been announced. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," a book by Dr. Seuss and then an animated feature directed by Chuck Jones at MGM, will have its next reincarnation as a live-action feature starring Jim Carrey. Universal, which already owns the theme park rights to Dr. Seuss properties, and Ron Howard's Imagine Films paid Dr. Seuss' widow Audrey Geisel nearly U.S.