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Sony Pictures Classics Releases Trailer for Ruben Brandt, Collector

Sony Pictures Classics has just released a new official trailer for the Hungarian 2D animated thriller, Ruben Brandt, Collector. The feature is slated for release with an Oscar-qualifying run in 2019. You can check out the trailer below: Ruben Brandt, Collector is written and directed by Milorad Krstić and is notable for a stylish noir […]

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WATCH: Louise Bagnall’s Late Afternoon Short

These past few days, the various animated shorts that are shortlisted for an Oscar nomination are being released online. The latest one is from Cartoon Saloon, the Louise Bagnall-directed 2D short titled “Late Afternoon.” The short is produced by Nuria Gonzalez Blanco, and has been shortlisted for a nomination for Best Animated Short Film in […]

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Paperman Snags Best Short Animated Film Oscar

This doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s seen the short, but the completely adorable Pixar short Paperman recently took home the Best Short Film (Animated) Academy Award. In case you haven’t seen the short yet, it focuses on a man who wants to make a connection with the woman he sees through a […]

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Vote for your Favorite Oscar-Nominated Animated Films

Oscar Nominations were announced this morning for the 85th Academy Awards®, scheduled to be hosted LIVE by Seth MacFarlane on February 24, 2013 on ABC. Of course, the 2 categories that all animation fans care about are the Best Animated Feature Film and Best Animated Short Film. We want to see what ToonBarn fans will […]

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Season 2 of Disney’s Fish Hooks Premieres November 4th

The 2nd season of Disney’s imaginative, eye-catching animated hit series Fish Hooks is scheduled for Friday, November 4 on the Disney Channel. Fish Hooks is currently one of the top animated shows for kids aged 6 to 11, and is also popular with tweens from age 9 to 14. More importantly, it’s popular with me!! […]

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Five Awesome Animated Film Scores, from Mermaids to Dragons

There are a number of essential elements that make an animated film come together and lift it from the mundane to the level of awesome. From story structure to character design these important elements dictate the quality of the final product.  One such essential piece of an amazing animated film is the film’s soundtrack, particularly […]

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Oscar’s Oasis a ratings hit for Disney, TeamTo, Cake, and Tuba

Cake Entertainment certainly knows how to create a winner! Best case in point is their latest offering, Oscar’s Oasis, a collaboration between Cake, TeamTo, and Tuba Entertainment that tells the story of a lonely lizard who fights through an unforgiving desert terrain and a seemingly endless horde of enemies. From chickens to Popy, Buck, and […]

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Oscar’s Oasis heads to Disney, via Cake Entertainment

Disney has big plans for Oscar. The lonely, desert-dwelling lizard has the entire world against him – it’s like if the Road Runner lived in an environment with dozens of Wile E. Coyotes. There’s chickens, meerkats, Popy, Buck, Harchi, relentless sun, no water… but Oscar never gives up! His ingenuity and determination help him outwit […]

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Toy Story 3 brings Oscars to Pixar

During last night’s 83rd Annual Academy Awards, Disney’s Toy Story franchise yet again proved it’s power in the world of cinema, as the latest sequel, Toy Story 3, brought home Oscar gold! While the film had to settle for just a nomination in “the big award,” Best Picture, Toy Story 3 did dominate the Best […]

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Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas

How does Santa manage to go from house to house, all over the world, in just a single night? Well, that’s a question asked for ages that Aardman Animations hopes to answer in their upcoming holiday special, Arthur Christmas. Along with Sony Pictures Imageworks, Aardman reveals how Santa utilizes an ultra high tech operation beneath […]

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Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition available today on Blu-ray and DVD

The classic has returned! It may be “a tale as old as time,” but today is all that matters now as Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment brings the Academy Award winning film Beauty and the Beast home to Blu-ray and DVD Combo packs. Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition is unleashed from the Disney vault […]

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Fish Hooks gives Astral’s Family Channel a dose of Disney

There’s party guy, Milo. His neurotic brother Oscar. And, of course, the overly dramatic goldfish, Bea. Who are they? They’re the stars of Disney’s newest toon, Fish Hooks, who attend Freshwater High, a school submerged in a fish tank at a local pet store. The series chronicles their daily lives as they deal with friendships, […]