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This week Ian and Ben are joined by Frank to discuss the open source debut of Toonz animation software. But first Ian brings us today’s headlines.
Holoportation: Microsoft creates living memories with virtual 3D teleportation
DC Entertainment Launches New Talent Development Workshops For Aspiring Writers and Artists
Animation Workers Reach Settlement With Blue Sky in Wage-Fixing Lawsuit
Formula One cracks down on racing game mods
MPAA opposes proposed Minnesota revenge porn law, says it limits speech
Frank also shares a news story (that Ben hipped him to earlier)
Entire ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Cast to Reunite for RiffTrax Anniversary Show
Then Ben brings us a few headlines of his own.
April Fools’ Day pranks: 2016’s comprehensive, updating (and upsetting) list
Rumor: Warner Bros Spending Millions On ‘Suicide Squad’ Reshoots To Make The Film More Fun
Why ‘April And The Extraordinary World’ Should Be A Blockbuster (But Won’t)
WATCH: Red-Band Trailer for Titmouse’s ‘Nerdland’ Feature Arrives
DreamWorks Animation Unveils First Look at ‘Home’ Series
Watch: Seth Rogen’s ‘Preacher’ Teaser Has Come Here to Save Us
Moving on to the main topic this week, Ben tells us about OpenToonz.
OpenToonz, the 2D Animation Software Used by Studio Ghibli, Is Now Free
Here’s Where To Download OpenToonz, Studio Ghibli’s Free Animation Software
OpenToonz Users Forum
OpenToonz Resource Post
toonzdigitalvideo on YouTube with Toonz Harlequin tutorials
OpenToonz help/discussion thread
OpenToonz Animation Jam!
Finally, everybody hunkers down for some MTV’s Jackass trivia. Who will emerge victorious this week? Tune in to find out!
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