Watch This: New ‘Batman Beyond’ Short Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Batman

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In addition to the cool short from Bruce Timm, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have produced another animated tribute to Batman honoring the Caped Crusaders 75th anniversary. This new animated short is set in the Batman Beyond world with the semi-retired Bruce Wayne (voiced again by Kevin Conroy) and his young pal Terry (voiced by Will Friedle) taking up the mantle of Batman. The duo is being attacked by robotic Bat-droids that look like all of the different incarnations of the Batman character and the Bat-suit over the years. It’s really a cool tribute. Check it out the short after the jump…

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 59: AF News – Week of January 26th, 2014

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The forecast for this episode is cloudy with a chance of awesome!

Stanford and Marc are joined by Jessica Wersky to discuss her studio visit to Sony Pictures Animation for the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Blu-ray press event. Jessica’s interviews with the co-director of the film Cody Cameron, and the director of the Blu-ray animated shorts David Feiss are included as well

Also Discussed: Stanford’s interview with actor Will Friedle (Bumblebee, Transformers: Prime), How to Train Your Dragon 2 teaser posters, Pixar’s Toy Story Christmas special, and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming slate of films.

(Recorded on 01/25/14)

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Interview with Will Friedle Coming Soon to “Animation Fascination” Podcast

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I had the pleasure recently of interviewing actor and writer Will Friedle. Will has been busy promoting the latest Transformers animated TV movie entitled Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters – Predacons Rising, which premiered on the Hub Network last week and is now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

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