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Toon Disney looks for "animated kids" GRIFFITH PARK...

August 17, 2002

Toon Disney looks for "animated kids"

GRIFFITH PARK -- Toon Disney and Dish Network invite children to a

free Sunday event that includes contests, prizes and interactive

games.

Children 4 to 14 can show their most animated side in a screen

test. The winner of the test will tour Walt Disney Studios and meet

with Disney animators who will animate the child to appear in a

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cartoon.

A chance for children to try their hand at animating and a game

pavilion will also be featured activities.

The free event will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Griffith

Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Ave., near the carousel.

Warner Bros. holds job fair today

MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- People who want to work for a studio can

apply for positions at Warner Bros. Studios job fair today.

The company is accepting applications for back lot staff including

carpenters, prop makers, laborers, metal shop workers and shop hands.

Food services is looking for cashiers, cooks, utility workers, wait

staff and more.

Applicants must bring two copies of a plain text, black-and-white

resume. Applications also accepted online at www.wbjobs.com.

The job fair is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at WB Studios Ranch,

411 N. Hollywood Way. Street parking only.

Actor to sign book Monday

NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- Actor Bruce Campbell will sign his new book

"If Chins Could Kill -- Confessions of a 'B' Movie Actor," at Dark

Delicacies bookstore Monday.

Campbell has appeared in "Evil Dead," "Spiderman," and "Army of

Darkness."

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Dark Delicacies, 4213 W.

Burbank Blvd.

For more information, call 556-6660.

"Country Bears" artist to lecture

GRIFFITH PARK -- Artist, puppeteer and former Disney Imagineer

Terri Hardin will be a guest speaker at a free lecture.

Hardin will share information and materials about her experience

as a puppeteer on "The Country Bears."

Sponsored by the local chapter of the National Fantasy Fan Club,

the Club for Disneyana Enthusiasts, the group welcomes nonmembers to

attend the event.

The free lecture will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mary Pickford

Education Center at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Griffith

Park, 4700 Zoo Drive.

Free parking. Information available at www.geocities.com/

studiochapter.

Shares of dick clark productions sold

MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- A group of investors bought all outstanding

shares of dick clark productions, inc. for $136 million.

Founded in 1957, the Burbank-based company will continue to

operate as an independent television production entity, with Dick

Clark as the chairman and chief executive officer.

The merger means the corporation will no longer be publicly

traded.

Laura Sturza

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