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    You WIll Need To Reset Your Password!!!

    We just moved hosts on this system, and this has caused a few updates. One is the way we encode and store the encoded passwords.

    Your old passwords will NOT work. You will need to reset your password. This is normal. Just click on reset password from the log in screen. Should be smooth as silk to do...

    Sorry for the hassle.

    Dave Koch
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    Are You Just Hanging Out?

    Just lurking? Join the club, we'd love to have you in the Big Cartoon Forum! Sign up is easy- just enter your name and password.... or join using your Facebook account!

    Membership has it's privileges... you can post and get your questions answered directly. But you can also join our community, and help other people with their questions, You can add to the discussion. And it's free! So join today!

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    Other Side Of Maleficent

    I have been looking forward to Maleficent with equal amounts of anticipation and dread. On one hand, she is easily my favorite Disney villain, so cold and so pure, and I want desperately to see more of her and her back-story. On the other hand, she is easily my favorite Disney villain, and I would hate to see her parodied, taken lightly or ultimately destroyed in a film that does not understand this great character. The good news is that this film almost gets it right; but that is also the bad news.

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    BCDB Hits 150K Entries

    It took a while, but we are finally here! The Big Cartoon DataBase hit the milestone of 150,000 entries earlier today with the addition of the cartoon The Polish Language. This film was added to BCDB on May 9th, 2014 at 4:23 PM.

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    Warner Brings Back Animated Stone-Age Family

    Funnyman Will Ferrell and partner Adam McKay are working on bringing back everyone’s favorite stone-age family. The duo’s production company Gary Sanchez Productions is in development on a new Flintstones animated feature.

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    Disney To Feast In France

    The follow up to Disney’s 2013 Academy Award Winning short Paperman has been announced, and it will premiere at France’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Titled The Feast, the short looks to be based on the same stylized CG techniques used on last years Paperman, a more natural and hand-drawn look to computer animation.

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    Renegades of Animation: Pat Sullivan

    Pat Sullivan became famous worldwide for his creation of Felix the Cat. What most animation histories gloss over is Sullivan’s checkered past and longtime standing as a wildcat renegade. He didn’t follow the rules. And he made damn sure to fully protect his intellectual properties.

Saul Bass Google Doodle.

Discussion in 'Other / Multiple Studios' started by Dave Koch, Oct 28, 2013.

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    Dave Koch Cartoon Admin

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    If you've been on the Google site today, then you've most likely received a very SPECIAL surprise!.

    Go on GOOGLE right now today to receive the surprise again!

    As you all know now, today was Saul Bass' birthday!, Saul Bass did a lot of cool things, including doing the classic Hawaiian Punch commercial, taking over the Fritos Bandidos animated commercials after Cascade (the commercial studio were Tex Avery, Ed Benedict, et al, worked.) closed down (when DID they close down and what year, anybody know?) and he, shockingly as an artist and LIKE the fabulous Art Clokey with Gumby and amazing real-time animation and stop motion claymation-puppetry inspired by The Puppetoons of the influential 3D Stop-Motion animation puppetry master George Pal, is all right up there with the biggest celebrity style true real actual filmmakers like Otto Preminger, Alfred Hitchock, Milton Glaser, David Carson, Paul Rand, Geroge Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, Will Vinton, George Pal & even Bob Godfrey!.

    I've saw it and it's REALLY cool, and he is a REAL TRUE artist, and an extreme master of REAL-TIME graphics and a master of all styles.... no pretension at all and ALL of it is done for REAL!.

    So not fake as with UPA (Hollywood Disney cartoonists pretending to be this when they are absolutely not these guys AT ALL - so basically the pretension of UPA is obviously CARTOONISTS being something - fine high class famous celebrity serious filmmakers and realistic fine artists - they are absolutely NOT at all!) & Chuck Jones POST-heyday - i mean, not in general.

    Did you enjoy the Saul Bass Google Doodle?, don't be afraid to express your thoughts on it.



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