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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Full Text Of Glen Keane Resignation Letter

Glen Keane

As reported earlier, Glen Keane, renown Disney animator of such highly regarded films as The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty And The Beast(1991) and Aladdin (1992), announced his resignation from Disney after thirty-eight years with the Mouse House. he announced his resignation to his colleagues at Disney in a letter. Here is the full text of Friday’s letter.

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“Sid the Science Kid” episode wins Genesis Award

Sid The Science Kid

“Save the Stump!”, an episode of The Jim Henson Company’s partly animated PBS Kids series Sid The Science Kid, won in the Children’s Programming category Saturday at the 26th Genesis Awards, presented by the Humane Society of the United States.

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“Godfather” actor, magician Tony Giorgio dies, 88

Joseph Anthony "Tony" Giorgio

Actor and magician Joseph Anthony “Tony” Giorgio, who portrayed Bruno Tattaglia in the classic 1972 movie The Godfather, died February 1 in Van Nuys, California of cardiopulmonary failure. The Sherman Oaks, California resident was 88.

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Cat in Paris, Gruffalo’s Child premiere in Florida

Une Vie de Chat

The Oscar-nominated French animated feature “A Cat in Paris” and the British featurette “The Gruffalo’s Child” will both have their southeastern United States premieres at the Florida Film Festival, to be held from April 13 to 22.

Both films can be seen at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Garden Theatre and at 12 noon Sunday, April 15 at Regal Winter Park Village A.

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Animations on display this summer at London 2012

London 2012 Festival

Organizers on Friday revealed details on the film program for the London 2012 Festival –- a 12-week United Kingdom-wide cultural celebration from June 21 to September 9 bringing together leading artists from across the world with the very best from Britain.

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