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The Animation Podcast Ep. 116: Top 5 Biggest Animation News of 2017

June Foray, Rick and Morty & Minions

The Animation Podcast Ep. 116

The Animation Podcast is a weekly podcast news show that looks into the latest news in the animation industry, hosted by FilmBook, created and narrated by FilmBook author Mathieu Brunet a.k.a. AniMat from the ElectricDragon505 YouTube channel. Music provided by Chris Holland.

In this episode, The Animation Podcast examines (the highlights):

  • #5: the Despicable Me franchise broke new box office records thanks to Despicable Me 3
  • #4: McDonald’s failed promotional campaign to release the Szechuan sauce for a limited time based on a Rick and Morty joke
  • #3: June Foray (1917-2017)
  • #2: The Walt Disney Company buys most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion
  • #1: The #metoo movement and the fall of Chris Savino, Louis C.K. and John Lasseter

The Animation Podcast examines the five news stories that occurred this week that put the animation industry in the headlines.

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The Animation Podcast Ep. 116

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About the author

Mathieu Brunet

My name is Mathieu Brunet (it's French) and I have been an independent film critic for the past 5 years. My passion is animation and I've been writing and making my own video reviews of animated features on my YouTube channel (ElectricDragon505), which now has about 55,000 subscribers, housing videos with total views over 20,000,000. I am the creator of Electric Dragon Productions which includes AniMat's Reviews and AniMat's Classic Reviews.

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