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Animation (genre)

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  • Digital media trailblazer and ex-Disney exec Bob Lambert dies

    Digital media trailblazer and ex-Disney exec Bob Lambert dies
    Bob Lambert, a widely respected entertainment industry executive who played a pivotal role in the advent of computer animation, died of undisclosed causes Friday at his home in Glendale, his family announced Monday night. He was 55.
  • Chief executive says animation and franchises are key for Universal

    Chief executive says animation and franchises are key for Universal
    Acknowledging that the movie business is "not for the faint of heart," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said he'd like to see more animation  and more franchise films out of Universal in the years ahead. "We've had our ups and downs for the...

    Disney takes $50 million write-down on canceled animation project

    Disney takes $50 million write-down on canceled animation project
    Walt Disney Co. will take a $50 million write-down in the current fiscal quarter for a stop-motion animation project it canceled in August. The untitled movie was to be directed by Henry Selick, the well respected filmmaker behind "Coraline" and "The...

    Burbank students drawn to Cartoon Network mentor program

    More than 150 seventh- and eighth-grade students at Jordan Middle School were given a new task this week: to write and draw a three-minute animated cartoon. A panel of teachers and parents will select the best entry this spring and Cartoon Network will...

    Schools offer a show-biz shortcut

    Schools offer a show-biz shortcut
    On a quiet stretch of San Fernando Boulevard, a few blocks south of Downtown Burbank, bright red and black letters on a large poster call attention to a place where students learn as cameras roll. Inside, on a recent Wednesday evening, a small group of...