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Building “Bunnicula”: An Interview with WB cartoon producer/director Jessica Borutski
March 12, 2016
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There’s a new show starting tomorrow based on the children’s book seriesBunnicula, and it’s a labor of love for producer/director Jessica Borutski. She represents the best of the new guard of female animators, and clearly an inspiring professional in the industry, for having her own show at Warner Brothers TV at only 32! Bunnicula may be intentionally goofy, and primarily targeted to young children, but it strives to have the classic multi-generational layering we’ve come to expect from good Warner Bros cartoons.  Leslie Combemale of Animation Scoop spoke to Jessica about what to expect in the first season, insights into  character design, and how she sees being a role model for girls starting a career in animation.

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DRAGON’S LAIR: An interview with Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
March 12, 2016
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Animation veterans Don Bluth and Gary Goldman are in the thick of their Indiegogo campaign to help bring the classic game Dragon’s Lair to the big screen. After some complications and a switch from Kickstarter, they recently celebrated surpassing their goal of $250,000, which they will use to hire a writer and create four minutes of animation to pitch the film to financiers.  They still have nearly a month to go.  Animation Scoop contributor Leslie Combemale talked to both Bluth and Goldman about their plans for the film and their experience with crowdsourcing.

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Hashtag VOA Interview: ArtInsights – Leslie and the art of Star Wars
January 27, 2016
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“We spoke with Leslie Combemale, the owner of ArtInsights Animation & Film Art Gallery, to talk about Star Warsart in anticipation of the upcoming film ‘The Force Awakens’. – Hashtag VOA

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Comic-Confidential: SDCC 2015 Comic-Con In Review
January 27, 2016
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What were the hot new properties promoted at San Diego Comic-Con? What worked and what fell flat? What were the surprises and disappointments? Leslie Combemale, Cinema Siren was there, moderating 2 panels, in Hall H, on the street, part of exhibitor’s hall, dealing with art shows, interviewing as press, and taking in all the crazy. Watch and see how this year measured up, and feel a little like you were there.

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Northern Virginia Magazine Article
January 27, 2016
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Look! We’re listed in the top 5 of 67 Things To Do in the August issue of Northern Virginia Magazine!!!! Thanks Guys!