New ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles’ Series Coming to Machinima

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Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have announced that a new Justice League animated series is in development that is being created exclusively for the Machinima video entertainment network. The series entitled Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles is currently in production and will be released in 2015.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 53: Jessica Forer – DreamWorks Animation

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For the first time on the podcast we’re joined by an employee of DreamWorks Animation! Jessica Forer, a production coordinator at the studio joins us to co-host the entire episode as well as discuss her career.

Amongst things discussed are: Ms. Forer’s love of classic animation, the Mickey Mouse short “Get a Horse!”, and the closure of Pixar Canada.

(Recorded on 10/20/13)

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Watch This: Superman’s 75-Year History Captured in a Two-Minute Animated Short

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We ran across this incredibly cool two-minute animated short film on EW.com that encapsulates the complete history of Superman. From his start in Action Comics, to George Reeves’ TV interpretation, to Christopher Reeve, Smallville, and finally Man of Steel, along with everything in between, this is a fun and fast-moving tribute to the beloved super hero.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 45: We Scare Because We Care

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Open your closet door and join us as we head to Monstropolis with our special guest hosts T.J. and Julie from Pixar Post.

In this episode we discuss our memories and favorite scenes from Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. as well as what we want to see in Monsters University.

Also discussed: news from DreamWorks Animation, the newest Blu-rays, The Art of Monsters University book, and Julie’s journey into Oz.

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Bruce Timm and Zack Snyder to Produce Animated Superman Short

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My geek-o-metor just snapped in twain! Zack Snyder, director of comic book movies 300, Watchmen and the eagerly anticipated Man of Steel, is teaming up with Bruce Timm, creator of Batman: The Animated Series and Jay Oliver, director of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and story board artist on Man of Steel, to work on an animated Superman short for Warner Bros… and breathe.

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Announces ‘Flashpoint’ Release Date; Official Title

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has been churning out the feature-length animated films based on DC Comics at a regular clip all year-long with Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 and the upcoming Superman: Unbound, and the next DC Animated Universe feature will be based on the popular 2011 Flashpoint comic book event by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert, which was the much-publicized story that essentially ended 75 years of DC Comics continuity and led to the New 52 Comic line re-launch.

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