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Disney-Pixar ‘Cars 3’ Key Cast and Characters Roll Out

Disney-Pixar has revealed key voice cast and characters for its upcoming feature Cars 3 (June 16). According to director Brian Fee, the star-powered roster includes both new and returning ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Gets Connected with ‘OK K.O.!’ & Integrated Game

Cartoon Network is powering of a connected, original world which weaves TV and gaming together with the greenlight of animated action series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, plus an integrated ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Nimble Collective & Chocolate Soop Present “March of Robots” Challenge The industry’s first cloud native animation platform and Dacosta Bayley’s animation studio celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Inks Global ‘YooHoo & Friends’ Deal with Panini

Mondo TV Suisse, a division of major European animation producer/distributor Mondo TV, has secured a global licensing and merchandising agreement for the brand-new YooHoo & Friends ... Continue Reading →
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DHX’s Sarah Haasz Joins YMA Board

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces the appointment of Sarah Haasz, Director of Original Production for DHX Television, as a member of its board of directors. Haasz is taking ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Snags ‘Dot.’, ‘Counterfeit Cat.’ ‘Camp Lakebottom’ for VOD

Hulu has secured a string of new deals to expand its growing kids’ library with episodes of hit animated series Dot. (from The Jim Henson Company) and Disney XD favorites Counterfeit ... Continue Reading →
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Bert Habets Replaces Anke Schäferkordt as RTL Co-CEO

Anke Schäferkordt has announced she is stepping down from her post as co-CEO of Luxembourg-based entertainment giant RTL Group and resigning from the group’s board of directors ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s Mikael Hed Forms Kaiken, Buys TV & Pub Depts.

Mikael Hed, founder and former CEO of Rovio Entertainment (Angry Birds), has formed a new venture focused on animation, digital apps, and publishing: Kaiken Entertainment. The new outfit, ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Shoots for Gender Parity of Key Creatives by 2020

Following the National Film Board of Canada’s announcement last year that it had set a goal to have 50% of its productions directed by women and 50% of all production spending allocated ... Continue Reading →
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RTVE Bringing Clan Kids Channel to the New World

Spanish broadcaster RTVE has unveiled its new HD children’s channel, Clan for America, which will bring top programming and the values espoused by the state-owned public TV and radio ... Continue Reading →