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So this is great news… The Act, a beautiful hand-drawn game that I never thought would see the light of day, has finally been released on the iTunes store! If you have an iPad and love traditional animation… GET THIS GAME. The Act – an exciting new interactive comedy that

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Just released! “Lesson 2: Power of Anticipation & Other Gems” from Scott T. Petersen’s series “Animation and Drawing Excellence.” This series is growing fast! You can now buy all 3 dvd’s from his website. Scott offers professional character animation training, and online mentoring. If you love animation and want to learn,

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Poe-Sporn
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Michael Sporn’s blog is one of the most valuable resources on animation that’s packed with amazing articles, drawings, & model sheets. He very kindly accepted to do this excellent interview for us and it’s a great insight into the mind of a brilliant […]

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artofanimationresort
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Today was an “Open Mouse” for Walt Disney cast members to get a sneak peek of the brand new “Art of Animation Resort” opening this summer at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The grand opening will be on May 31st 2012. The resort will open with Finding Nemo and Cars

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Over the weekend, I visited Theme Park Connection in Winter Garden, FL. This is the best place for everything theme park related. They have years and years of history all for sale! Not a single item in the store is not for sale. I recently interviewed the owner Marc Pianko:

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Did you know there is a Don Bluth archive filled with original work they did on the films? Recently, I was very fortunate to get a tour of the Savannah School of Art & Design’s Don Bluth Collection of Animation. Don Bluth and Gary Goldman donated two storage rooms filled

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The brand new “Chuck Jones Experience” in Las Vegas, Nevada just opened this year! I know for my next visit to Vegas, this will probably be my first stop. They recently contacted me about their opening and I asked if I could give them a feature on our website. They

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Now is your chance! Limited to 16 seats for a WHOPPIN’ $2500 bucks! If only I could afford to attend! Well worth it, students must send in their portfolios and demo reels to get accepted. The classes will start June 9th and be for 12 weeks ending on August 25,

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TheCommittee-WardKimball
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Ward Kimball was one of Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men. Born in Minnesota, Ward was a great artist who loved to restore locomotives. He worked on animated classics such as Snow White, Fantasia, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and many more and now his painting is up for auction for an estimated

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Walter Elias Disney born December 5, 1901 Remember, it all started with a mouse!

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Check out this semi-educational “rap” video from the creators of the Disney Channel’s hit show Phineas and Ferb. It’s offers a cool look into the TV animation process as well as a rare look at the Disney TV Animation facility.  

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beavisbutthead
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Yes!! Uhuh uhuhuhuh uhuhuhuh yeah yeah. Finally Mike Judge comes to his senses and brings them back after 14 long years! I can still remember collecting all the Beavis and Butthead comics and even the VHS tapes. I was very lucky to be part of the generation who grew up

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Winnie the Pooh
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Do yourself a big favor and go buy Disney’s latest traditionally animated film Winnie the Pooh directed by Stephen Anderson & Don Hall.

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Robert Iger was named president of Disney in 2000. Then in 2005 he succeeded Michael Eisner as chief executive. He also oversaw the acquisition of Pixar in 2006. He has brought a lot to Disney and 65 is a good age for retirement. If one plans to retire that is.

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We are sad to announce that Apple co-founder and one of the founding fathers of Pixar Steve Jobs died today. Rest in peace Steve! We’ll miss you. Another brilliant mind lost. – James T. Nethery

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