“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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Dreamworks Animation Announces Layoffs and 2012 Financial Results

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DreamWorks Animation announced their fourth quarter and year-end 2012 financial results today. From the company press release, DreamWorks Animation reported a total quarterly revenue of $264.7 million and a net loss of $82.7 million, or a loss of $0.98 per share. For all of 2012 (they follow a calendar year), they reported total revenue of $749.8 million and a net loss of $36.4 million, or a loss of $0.43 per share.

40th Annual Annie Awards Round-Up!

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Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph was the big winner at last night’s 40th Annual Annie Awards, bringing home a total of four awards, including Best Writing, Best Directing and Best Animated Feature.

ParaNormanone of last year’s most beloved films here at Animation Fascination, came away with two awards, both revolving around character design and both, in our opinion, rightfully deserved. We were also happy to see Tron: Uprising win a couple of awards, although they are slightly bittersweet what with the show’s recent cancellation.

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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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“Animation Fascination” Episode 32: The Guardians of Wrecking November

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We’re Back! In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by returning guest host Tim Costello to discuss November’s animation releases. From Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph and Paperman, to Dreamworks’ Rise of the Guardians, as well as a whole slew of Blu-ray and DVD reviews. They’re all here in this episode, plus much, much more…

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