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  • Mo-Cap And Prickly Fur: The Evolution Of “Ted”

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    When Jason Clark read the script for “Ted,” a live-action buddy story featuring an innocent, talking teddy bear who evolves into a foul-mouthed, lewd bachelor, he laughed.   Then Clark, an executive producer at Dreamworks Animation, re-read the script and laughed again. “It was the funniest thing I’ve ever read.  I’ve read it eight to ten times…

     

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  • Phineas and Ferb: Music, Mischief, And The Endless Summer Vacation

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    Two writers asked each other, “What would you do with 104 days of summer vacation?”   If you think they answered, “Let’s shop around a cartoon based on the misadventures of two step-brothers and their secret agent platypus until it gets optioned,” you’d be uncovering the origins of Jeff “Swampy” Marsh and Dan Povenmire. “We were…

     

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