“Animation Fascination” Episode 76: AF News – Week of October 5th, 2014

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It’s another edition of AF News with Stanford Clark and Marc Vibbert! On today’s show they discuss and review a whole slew of recent animated TV Blu-ray releases, Stanford’s upcoming trip to New York Comic Con, as well as Laika’s The Boxtrolls and Disney’s Star Wars Rebels.

Also Discussed: Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition, special episodes of Phineas and Ferb, and new trailers for Pixar’s Inside Out, Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya & Disney’s Big Hero 6. Plus, a whole bunch more…

(Recorded on 10/06/14)

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‘Big Hero 6’ Preview Coming to Disneyland Park

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The Disney Parks Blog recently announced that a sneak preview of Big Hero 6 will be playing at the Magic Eye Theater in Tomorrowland in Disneyland park (it began on Friday, September 26th).

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More Animation Greats to Speak at VIEW Conference

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The 15th Annual VIEW computer graphics conference is scheduled to be held October 14th-17th, 2014 in Turin, Italy. More speakers and presentations have been announced for the conference and it looks like its going to be a great event.

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Calling All Child Inventors – Disney and XPRIZE Want to Hear Your Ideas

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If there was only one problem you could solve to change the world, how would you do it? That’s the question Disney along with XPRIZE are asking kids to think about with their new Big Hero 6 contest.

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Walt Disney Studios to Host NYCC Panel to Discuss ‘Big Hero 6’ and ‘Tomorrowland’

Disney_NYCC_2014The Walt Disney Studios, which was conspicuously absent from San Diego Comic-Con this summer, is going to be presenting at New York Comic Con this year instead. On the schedule for Thursday, October 9th is a presentation which will highlight two upcoming films: Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new feature Big Hero 6 and Disney’s live-action sci-fi pic Tomorrowland.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 75: The Spectacular Greg Weisman

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In this episode the man, the myth, the legend himself, Greg Weisman, joins Tom Fonss and Marc Vibbert.

Weisman’s Shakespearian background, the origins of Gargoyles (and it’s twentieth anniversary), hopes for the possible futures of both The Spectacular Spider-Man and Young Justice, as well as voice acting on Star Wars: Rebels are all spoken of. Plus so much more…

Also Discussed: Doctor Who and Transformers – Beast Machines reviews, Donald Glover as Miles Morales/Spider-Man, Daffy Duck’s Quackbusters, and a flying Baymax.

(Recorded on 09/12/14)

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Watch This: Flight of the AF 3D Baymax Model!

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Have you seen our cool 3D Baymax model that’s available to download for our loyal Animation Fascination readers? Well, Marc Vibbert and Matt Quest have outdone themselves again by having the Baymax model take flight—literally. Continue reading

Fall 2014 Animated Film Preview

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It’s hard to believe that fall is already upon us, but here we are. The best thing about it is that we’ve got some terrific animated feature films to see over the next few months.

Here is Animation Fascination’s official look at the major animated feature films coming to U.S. theaters this fall.

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