New Online Contest Gives Fans a Chance to Contribute to The LEGO Movie


Like LEGO bricks and building sets? Like making movies? Warner Bros. is giving a unique opportunity for fans 16 years and older to participate in their upcoming full-length animated pic The LEGO Movie.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 40: The Disney Afternoon

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Step right up and come on in, here’s where the fun begins!

In this episode there’s so much to do, getting ready just for you, everybody’s busy, bringing you a Disney afternoon! In case you haven’t guessed yet Marc and Matt are joined by Justin Vactor to discuss the early 90s era of Disney animation on TV.

From Darkwing Duck, to Rescue Rangers, TaleSpin, Gargoyles, and Gummi Bears, all the favorites are discussed as well as much, much more..

So what to do? Just grab onto some duck tails and let’s get dangerous.

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The Hub Network Announces 2013-14 Schedule


The Hub TV Network, the kid and family friendly joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, announced this week their schedule for the 2013-14 season, which includes two original series, two acquired series, nine returning series, and two original movies. All in all, there are lots of animated programming now playing and coming soon on The Hub.

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Dorothy of Oz Renamed, Release Date Shuffled


It seems that the world can’t get enough Oz thanks to the recent live-action Disney
hit, and Summertime Entertainment is bringing us more as their new film, Dorothy
of Oz has now been renamed, a new distributor has stepped in, and its 2013 release
date has been pushed back to early 2014.

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Check Out the Monsters University Viral Site on Tumblr


The Disney/Pixar marketing machine for Monsters University is moving ahead in full force toward the film’s June 21 release. Adding to the already awesome viral marketing for the film is a recently discovered Tumblr site run by “The Grumblr,” an “MU softmore” and “self-diagnosed coffee addict.”

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Thomas Newman Writing the Musical Score for Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur

Film score composer Thomas Newman revealed in a speech this week in Syracuse, New York that he is writing the score for Pixar’s 2014 feature The Good Dinosaur. Newman’s speech was part of the Film Talk Series, a Syracuse Film Festival program co-sponsored by Le Moyne College and Syracuse University.