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China’s Hishow Picks Up ‘Tall Tales’ from PGS & ON

Beijing-based Hishow Entertainment has acquired distribution rights in China for European animated feature Tall Tales: The Magical Garden of Antoon Krings, as well as exclusive merchandising ... Continue Reading →
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Schedule for 1st Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy Revealed

Next month, the first ever Women in Animation World Summit will be held in conjunction with the Annecy International Festival and MIFA. Presented by Women in Animation and Les Femmes ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlighst ‘SpongeBob’ Season 12, Re-Ups Pre-K Hits

Nickelodeon has placed the order for a 12th season of 26 episodes for its iconic cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants, the No. 1 animated show for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11. The further adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here. + Activision Blizzard Consumer ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘DC Super Hero Girls’ Toon from WB Coming to Cartoon Network

Warner Bros. Animation has kicked off production on an all-new animated action-comedy DC Super Hero Girls, charging onto the small screen via Cartoon Network in 2018. Building on the ... Continue Reading →
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Arnaud Réguillet Named Head of Operations at Vanilla Seed

Arnaud Réguillet has joined French studio Vanilla Seed in Angoulême to head its operations and commercial development. Working closely in support of studio director François Perreau, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Los Toons’ Specials Coming to Univision in US & Mexico

The colorful characters of Martha Montoya’s Los Toons will invite viewers in the US and Mexico along on their culture-rich adventures thanks to three new 2D animated specials, ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Sets 2019 Date for ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2′

Franchise creator Rovio and Columbia Pictures have revealed the official release date for The Angry Birds Movie 2 — the sequel will hit theaters on September 20, 2019, in line ... Continue Reading →
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Hot Topic, Mighty Fine & More Join ‘We Bare Bears’ Stack

Cartoon Network Enterprises has stacked up some hip new licensing partners for its hit animated comedy We Bare Bears. The award-winning series is currently in its third season on Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Anime Legend Miyazaki Returns to the Director’s Chair Studio Ghibli has confirmed that its co-founder Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement (again) to work on a new animated ... Continue Reading →