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Boing Booth @ CTNX

Jan 08, 2016 | By Boing Booth @ CTNX

Although we’ve had booths two years in a row at the downtown Burbank Art Walk, this was the first time we had a booth at the massive indoor CTNX event, and it was an amazing success for us.  Our goal was to sign up more crew members, and incredibly we got over a hundred, some […]

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UPA Doc @ WAC Festival

Dec 16, 2015 | By UPA Doc @ WAC Festival

In the waning days of October, The Boing Heard Round the World took center stage in the Harryhausen theater at this year’s World Animation Celebration, held on the Sony Animation lot in Culver City. On hand for a lively and informative panel discussion, moderated by Lee Crowe, four panelists, passionate about UPA and our documentary […]

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UPA at AniMazSpot

Oct 09, 2015 | By UPA at AniMazSpot

AniMazSpot is an annual festival about, and for, animated shorts filmmakers, produced by the non-profit organization Animazing Spotlight.  The logo character for the festival, seen next to this article, was created by Lou Romano to signify all the various events AniMazSpot juggles.  It’s on hiatus at the moment, but during it’s four year active run […]

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Magoo at the Alex

Sep 15, 2012 | By Magoo at the Alex

A unique tribute to UPA, was produced with some of the funds raised by our previous Kickstarter campaign.  We showed all 15 of UPA’s Oscar nominated, three of which won the golden guy, every short was a pristine 35mm print, restored by Sony Pictures just prior to the event. The event also included a lavish […]

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It’s Great to Be Nominated

Oct 15, 2015 | By It’s Great to Be Nominated

The Motion Picture Academy had a delightful series of programs some years back, called “It’s Great to be Nominated”, where they screened a nominated feature, along with a nominated short, and what was so remarkable about it was that the nominated films were sensational, films that made you wonder why they didn’t get the Oscar.  […]

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Oct 09, 2015 | By CTNX

The long black & white image is our ad in this year’s CTNX Sketch Book, and, if you “read more”, you’ll see an image from last year’s CTNX, of the booth of Joanna Davidovich, one of our top character designers.  As the the black & white ad states, our booth this year will be at […]

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Six Special Scenes

Mar 22, 2017 | By Six Special Scenes

In the quest for more efficiency, the key crew members of “The Boing Heard Round the World” put their heads together this month to come up with the six most important scenes that we plan to complete before the end of this Summer, and sooner, and/or more scenes, if we line up more crew members, […]

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Production Update February 2017

Feb 18, 2017 | By Production Update February 2017

Apologies for not doing an update last month, but, we’ve been a little busier as this new year got under way.  First of all we’ve decided to offer specific tasks for new Production Assistants coming aboard.  The first three to sign up are Molly Moses, who is assisting the key production heads, Leila Haley, who […]

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Kickstarter Funding

Aug 10, 2012 | By Kickstarter Funding

The seed for the UPA documentary was planted in 1978, perhaps before, but in 1978 our production of a Tribute to UPA at the Filmex festival in the newly developed Century City set that seed in firm, rich, soil.  However, it wasn’t until the early 2000s that serious work began, with almost no funds to […]

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Friends Outta Woodwork

Feb 18, 2004 | By Friends Outta Woodwork

Funding over the first decade was relatively small, personal donations, investments and loans, production crew members even put up funds as well as working on spec.  The largest investment came in 2004 from Christyne Byron of Laguna Niguel, California.  Small funds have continued to flow in from friends and fans, even after our big Kickstarter […]

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Companion Book to Doc

Apr 22, 2014 | By Companion Book to Doc

One of the people who signed up for our crew at our first Road Trip booth was Zabrina McIntyre, who stayed to chat with us for a bit.  She’s not a designer or animator like most of our crew, but an animation expert, specializing in animation exhibitions.  She went through some of the materials collected […]

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Save Materials for Future

Jan 01, 2004 | By Save Materials for Future

Around about early 2004, several people besides Tee Bosustow had seen parts of the materials collected by his father.  It was agreed that many of these items must be used in the documentary and many more in a book, as close as possible to the book that Steve Bosustow intended to write.  However, it was […]

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