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Cartoon Network Studios Presents First-Ever Animation Jam

Cartoon Network is inviting college undergrads from across the country to create original, 15-second animated shorts inspired by the immersive world of O.K. KO! Let’s Be Heroes during ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation’s Katzenberg Sued for Comcast Merger ‘Side Deal’ A class-action complaint filed in Delaware by a minority shareholder alleges the Comcast merger is worth ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supe Eric Gambini, Two More Join FuseFX

FuseFX Vancouver announces the arrival of fresh talent to its ranks, with VFX Supervisor Eric Gambini coming on board along with VFX Producer Graeme Marshall and CG Supervisor Adam ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Invites the ‘90s to Comic-Con

Nickelodeon and its library programming block The Splat are opening the vaults for a slime-tastic, immersive experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego (July 21-14). Based out ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: Disney’s ‘The BFG’ Opening Friday

Disney has issued some new featurettes and clips from Steven Spielberg’s magical hybrid movie adaptation The BFG, opening nationwide this Friday, July 1. Check out the videos for ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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‘Squidbillies’ Season 10 Premieres July 10

Whether you’re ready or not, America, an all-new tenth season of Squidbillies is taking off on Adult Swim on Sunday, July 10 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. Yes, the “Booty Hunter” is back ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Trolls’ Trailer Is a Symphony of Color (and Kookiness)

DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox have released a shiny new trailer for Trolls — the musical, CG-animated update on the classic toy brand coming to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Giant: Signature Edition’ Coming Home Sept. 6

Brad Bird’s iconic animated feature The Iron Giant will be back on the home entertainment market this fall, and better than ever. Available September 6 from Warner Bros. Home ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sazzy Pets’ Sets Multi-Territory Amazon Premiere

Global Genesis Group and Hub Media announce that Sazzy Pets will make its international debut in July on Amazon Prime and Amazon Digital in the U.S., Germany, U.K. and Japan. The CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Announces Anime Expo Plans

VIZ Media will be doing its part to make Anime Expo 2016 a fun-filled fan experience when it takes place at the L.A. Convention Center July 1-4. Based out of Booth #2205, VIZ will present ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Hosts Semi-Final Judging for International Kids Emmys

On Monday, June 27, Cyber Group Studios for the fifth time played host to the semi-final round of judging for the International Emmy Kids Awards in two categories: Kids Preschool and ... Continue Reading →
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Gregorio Escalante Gallery Presents Jorge Gutierrez Exhibit

L.A.’s Gregorio Escalante Gallery will present a collection of new, original works from Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez: Border Bang. Opening Saturday, July 9 and running ... Continue Reading →
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Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films Presents ‘Dark Toons’

Next Thursday, July 7, Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films will present its annual Dark Toons program at Industry City in Sunset Park. The opposite of Saturday morning cartoons, the films ... Continue Reading →
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New Clip & Images for ‘TTG v PPG’

Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Animation have revealed a closer look at the upcoming epic crossover episode “TTG v PPG” — premiering Thursday, June 30 at 6:00/5:00c as part ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

European Animation Awards to Launch in 2017 Despite that certain international kerfuffle that rhymes with “shmexit,” Europe’s answer to the Annie Awards is a go under ... Continue Reading →
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WBTV Comic-Con Lineup: ‘Justice League Action,’ ‘TTG’ & Live-Action Archie

Warner Bros. Television Group will have a record-setting lineup at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego (July 20-24), with 21 fan-favorite and anticipated series represented ... Continue Reading →
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The Productive Koreans

The folks from Kotra (the Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency) and KOCCA (Korea Creative Content Agency) joined forces to present a showcase of Korean talent this week in Los Angeles. ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Three Picks Up Two Wildseed Studios Series

U.K. online channel BBC Three has commissioned two new animated short-form series from Wildseed Studios — the Bristol-based IP incubator founded by ex-BBC creative exec Jesse ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nuts!’ Opens in LA & SF July 8

Sundance Film Festival award-winner Nuts! — an irreverent, inventive animated documentary by Penny Lane — is heading to multiple cities in the next couple weeks as it continues ... Continue Reading →