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‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′ Teaser Lands in Sao Paulo

Disney and Marvel Studios revealed the new teaser trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at Comic Con Experience 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday before rolling it out online ... Continue Reading →
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Richard Goldsmith Resigns from Jim Henson Co.

Richard Goldsmith, Executive Vice President of Global Distribution at The Jim Henson Company, has announced he will be vacating the post he has held since 2011 later this month. For ... Continue Reading →
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TBS Expands Animation Horizons with ‘Final Space’ Greenlight

TBS has greenlit a new sci-fi animated comedy series as part of its push for more prime-time toon content, Deadline reports. Final Space is created by indie filmmaker, actor and comedian ... Continue Reading →
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Ventana Sur Announces Inaugural ‘Animation!’ Winners

This year’s edition of the Ventana Sur film market in Buenos Aires featured its first-ever dedicated pitch sessions for animated TV series and film projects. Branded “Animation!”, ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation’s Intiatives Aim to Boost Female Creative Talent in the Biz Karen Idelson digs into WIA’s “50/50 by 2025″ gender parity initiative with co-chair ... Continue Reading →
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Brexit Effects: Low Cost for High Quality Cinematics

There’s a digitally-crafted silver lining to the financial uproar caused by the United Kingdom’s EU referendum vote — commonly known as Brexit. With the pound at a 31-year ... Continue Reading →
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Family Channel & Family Jr. Get Festive for December

DHX Media’s DHX Television channels Family Jr. and Family Channel will be bringing a sleigh-load of holiday programming into Canadian homes this month, including brand new themed ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel & Funko Launch New Shorts Series with ‘Spellbound’

The superheroic action of the Marvel Entertainment universe is united with the cute, comical, super-deformed characters of Funko’s POP! vinyl toy line in a new animated webseries ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Advances 20 VFX Contenders

Things continue to heat up in the races for our favorite Academy Award categories. Having announced a record-setting number of qualifying animated features and announced the 10 short-listed ... Continue Reading →
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‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Poster: The Villains Are All Here! So. Many. Awesome. Minifigs! If you studied the list of the new LEGO figures coming to toy shelves in January we shared ... Continue Reading →
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AmebaTV Hungry for ‘Om Nom Stories’

Cut the Rope: Om Nom Stories, based on Zeptolab’s mobile game franchise, has joined the streaming lineup on Canada’s AmebaTV. Four seasons totalling 39 episodes will be presented ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super Wings’ Taxis for Take-Off on KiKA

International preschool hit Super Wings (52 x 11) is heading to Germany with a premiere set for kids’ channel KiKA on January 25, 2017. The show will air daily, Monday to Sunday with ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Fest ‘New Frontier’ AR/VR Lineup

The Sundance Film Festival has announced the program lineup for the New Frontier exhibition, which will tackle the latest storytelling innovations during the 2017 event (Jan. 19-29). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pacific Heat’ Netflix Original Premieres

A new Netflix Original Series debuts exclusively on the streaming service Friday, introducing binge watchers to the comedic catastrophes that can befall an unconventional undercover ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Layoffs Hit Glendale with 170 to Go

Post-acquisition DreamWorks Animation has announced another round of layoffs, with 170 employees at its Glendale campus to be let go in January, San Fernando Valley Business Journal ... Continue Reading →
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Legendary Taps Rob Letterman to Direct ‘Detective Pikachu’

Legendary Entertainment has signed on DreamWorks Animation veteran Rob Letterman to direct the live-action hybrid feature Detective Pikachu, based on the smash-hit Pokémon games and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’ Speeds to Disney TV

An all-new series starring Mickey Mouse and pals is revving up for its debut on Disney Junior, with Mickey and the Roadster Racers set to premiere in simulcast Sunday, January 15 at ... Continue Reading →
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’Pokémon Sun and Moon’: Starter Pokémon Features in Series of Short Animation The franchise certainly isn’t slowing down with the latest game and anime series proving a major ... Continue Reading →
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Sketch Blue Founder Michelle Esrig Joins WBTV Boca Board

Michelle Esrig, President and Founder of motion graphics and animation house Sketch Blue Studio in Delray Beach, Florida, has been tapped to sit on the Board of Advisors for Boca Raton ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Presents ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Artists Showcase

Bento Box Entertainment will open December 1 a free exhibit of original artwork from the animators, artists and creative minds behind the hit FOX TV animated series Bob’s Burgers. ... Continue Reading →