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Entries from September 25th, 2009

Georgia Animation on My Mind Q&A

September 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Filmmakers, Independent animators, Screenings

On Friday night, July 10th, ASIFA-Atlanta put on a screening of locally-made animated films at the Woodruff Art Center’s Rich Auditorium. The event, which was made possible by the High Museum of Art, was put on as part of the 21st Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference being held that weekend at the Atlanta campus […]

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September 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Filmmakers, Producers, Television history and criticism

The Academy of Television Arts iand Sciences’ Archive of American Television has launched website, which aims to put its voluminous collection of over 600 video interviews with  “with the pioneers and legends of [ American]television.” The site, which uses YouTube to host the interviews, represents a second try for the Archives, which according to […]

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Shazam Anyone? On Disney’s Takeover of Marvel

September 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Animated characters, Comic books and comic strips

The commentary about the recently announced $4 billion purchase by Disney  of Marvel Entertainment, home of Spiderman and other popular comic book icons, has focused on a number of issues, but little on the what the deal portends for what it represents in terms of the continuing consolidation of power within the entertainment industry. For […]

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