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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cartoon of the Day: Bosko In Dutch


Bosko In Dutch

An early Looney Tune, Bosko In Dutch is generally unremarkable in its story telling, animation or direction. However, the short is important because this was the first cartoon that one of the greatest cartoon directors ever supervised- albeit uncredited.

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Cartoon of the Day: Batman (Opening Titles)


Batman (Opening Titles)

Not a cartoon per se, but one of the most famous animated sequences ever on TV…. the 1966 Batman Opening Titles paved the way for a whole generation of super hero cartoons on television. As a mid-season replacement series, Batman began on ABC on this date in 1966.

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Cartoon of the Day: The Sunshine Makers


The Sunshine Makers

Not a whole lot to choose from today, so I decided to go for unusual. The Sunshine Makers is from Van Beuren Studios Rainbow Parade Theatrical Cartoon Series, and while it may not be the most obscure choice I could make, it is certainly not a series many are knowledgeable of.

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The Animation Oscar Nominees


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oscar

It’s Oscar time! This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for this years Oscars. There are two main areas of competition for animation, the Feature Length and the short awards. This year, the nominees are…

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Cartoon of the Day: The Missing Mouse


The Missing Mouse

From nearly the end of the theatrical series, The Missing Mouse was unique in a few ways. Popular voice actor Paul Frees- Captain Hook from Disney’s Peter Pan from the same year- handles the voice duties for this short, and therein is one of the unique aspects of the film.

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Warner Brothers Diving into Animation Think Tank


Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Pictures has formed a feature animation creative consortium, marking a new and innovative approach to the establishment of a diverse and far-reaching animation slate, Warner Bros. Pictures Group president Jeff Robinov announced Monday.

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Disney Considering Layoffs to Cut Costs


Walt Disney Studios

Layoffs at the Walt Disney Company’s studios and other units may take place in the wake of an internal cost-cutting review begun by the Mouse House several weeks ago, according to “three people with knowledge of the effort.”

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