40th Annual Annie Awards Hosts Revealed!

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The 40th Annual Annie Awards are taking place this coming Saturday, February 2nd, at UCLA’s Royce Hall and in anticipation of the event have finally divulged who will be hosting the beloved black tie event celebrating the world of animation and all those that pour their lives into it.

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Cartoon Network Unveils 2013-2014 Slate!

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Cartoon Network recently unveiled its programming plans for the next two years and it is jam-packed with new properties, a few specials, and many returning favorites. Of the new additions, one of the most notable is Incredible Crew, a half-hour sketch comedy show (promos of which have been playing ad nauseam in your local theater lobby) starring Jeremy Shada, the voice of Finn on Adventure Time. Other animated additions to the CN lineup include Uncle GrandpaSteven Universe, and Clarence. CN also has a few new DC superhero shows up its sleeve, with Teen Titans GO! and Beware The Batman.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 36: Live-Action Toy Story Project

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To inifinity and beyond!

In this episode Marc and Matt interview the “Live-Action Toy Story Project” group led by Jonason Pauley and Jesse Perrotta  (as well as part of thier crew, Kimberley Ruano and Amy Shufelt).

Amongst things discussed: Peter Pan, Teddy bears with swords, Kevin Smith, and fresh guacamole. So grab Buzz and Woody, sit back, and enjoy!

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Return to Bloomsbury: Two Conversations with Peter Pan‘s Kathryn Beaumont and Paul Collins

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In celebration of its 60th anniversary, Disney is bringing its much beloved classic, Peter Pan, to the High Definition world with a wonderful Blu-ray package. In anticipation of this upcoming February 5th release, I was extremely fortunate enough to chat with Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Wendy Darling (as well as Alice in Alice in Wonderland) and Paul Collins, the voice of John Darling. Check out the interviews after the jump…

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 35: [adult swim]

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What time is it?!? It’s podcasting time!!

In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by guest host George Underwood to discuss Cartoon Network’s [adult swim] and their similar shows. They also weigh in on the Oscar nominations for animated features and shorts. So join us on the Planet Express as we go on this podcasting adventure.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 34: The Best Green Lantern of Sector 2012

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Happy New Year! In the first episode of 2013 Marc and Matt are joined by returning guest host, Ralph Apel. Amongst things discussed are “Green Lantern: The Animated Series”, our best of 2012 lists, and what we’re excited for in 2013.

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