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Licensing Works! to Rep ‘Molang’ in NorAm

Licensing Works! has been appointed the North American licensing agent for animated series Molang by Paris-based production and distribution house Millimages. The 104 x 3’30″ ... Continue Reading →
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Jazwares Named ‘Chuggington’ Global Master Toy Partner

Leading preschool IP creator Ludou has appointed Jazwares as the new Global Master Toy partner for CG-animated preschool hit Chuggington. Jazwares is one of the top names in toys and ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Funds Community Programs & Events

ASIFA-Hollywood has this year earmarked nearly $150,000 for animation-based programs and events. The budget breakdown includes $15,000 for Community Assistance, $29,000 for Film & ... Continue Reading →
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ThunderCats and the Impact of Japanese Animation on Film Den of Geek‘s Ryan Lambie looks at the 1980s cult classic and its long shadow in popular entertainment. Go Behind the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardian Brothers’ Casts Streep, Brooks, Kidman & Zendaya

The Weinstein Company has announced it is picking up worldwide rights (excluding China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau) to Light Chaser Animation’s freshman animated feature The ... Continue Reading →
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Russia Plans Tax Cut for Local Animation Industry The international success of Russian produced toons like the Snow Queen movies, Kikoriki and Masha and the Bear have spurred government ... Continue Reading →
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Eonite Raises Funds to Bring 3D Mapping Tech to VR

Palo Alto-based Eonite Perception has completed a $5.25 million seed round of equity funding from leading Silicon Valley venture capitalists and angels to finance taking Eonite’s ... Continue Reading →
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Interactive Art Gallery to Feature at SIGGRAPH ‘16

A gallery exhibition of highly interactive art from around the world will be a special feature of SIGGRAPH 2016, taking place July 24-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern ... Continue Reading →
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Lyndsey Gallant Tapped as Creative Director at Guru Arcade

Guru Arcade — the “indie plus” game developer house at Guru Studio on Toronto — has appointed accomplished games artist Lyndsey Gallant as Creative Director. The outfit ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo’ Final Poster Revealed

A finalized poster for LAIKA’s latest animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings has been revealed, with Focus Features set to release the film nationwide on August 19, 2016. The poster ... Continue Reading →