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Avatar: The Legend of Korra

Shown at Comic Con 2011, this is a trailer for the much anticipated (by many, including me) animated TV series… Avatar: The Legend of Korra… which is a sequel to one of the best animated TV series, in recent history, Nickelodeon’s… Avatar: The Last Airbender. Click the player, and enjoy the video:

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How to Create a Pitch Bible with Heather Kenyon

I’ve hung out with Heather a number of times, over the years (since she was editor-in-chief of AWN) typically at various Ottawa International Animation Festivals she is good people and knows her stuff. For all those interested in getting a show made (and I know there is a lot of you), you should check this…

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14 Life Lessons from He-Man

At the end of every episode of the 80s animated TV series He-Man, a character from the show would come on and offer kids a tip for life. Here are 14 such tips. Watch the video now: via

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Looky who is in NYC TIMESSSSSSS

This is cool.   Jessica Borutski, one of my former students (from back in the day when I taught some courses at Algonquin College for a few years) , has been popping up in the news lately for her redesign of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and other iconic WB characters for a NEW animated TV…

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J.J. Abrams: The Mystery Box

Writer, director and producer J.J. Abrams makes smart, addictive dramas like TV’s Lost, and films like Cloverfield and the new Star Trek. Why you should listen to him: As the Emmy-winning creator of the smart, addictive TV dramas Lost, Alias and Felicity, J.J. Abrams’ name looms large on the small screen. As the writer/director behind…

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A couple of rough concept sketches for Raku

Some early character concept rough sketches.  Concept designs done for Majestic Wiener Dog Productions Inc.’s “Raku” the animated TV series. Their website  http://majesticwienerdog.com  If you haven’t already, check out this post to see how the designs turned out Some "Raku" character concept designs  Art and designs by Andrew “Big Show” Blodgett and Ye-a Baby! Productions

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Some "Raku" character concept designs

Some concept designs done for my buddies at Majestic Wiener Dog Productions Inc.’s “Raku” the animated TV series Pitch…    (Part of the concept is that the hero characters change their different body parts into different animal part.  I was a little rushed on this one, the out reached arm still bugs me a bit,…

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FROM THE ASHES….

Well… after 10 years, with about a year and half,… or more, of perpetual crunch time, and a VALIANT effort, unlike I have ever seen before, from the studio and it’s crew, the animation studio (I worked for) “Fatkat,” with the successful completion of the animated TV series “Three Delivery,” and the animated TV pilot…

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