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Nickelodeon Launches Animation Scholarship

Nickelodeon has partnered with national non-profit Get Schooled — co-founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom — to award one skilled, innovative animator ... Continue Reading →
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41 Entertainment Names Anna Kislevitz Senior L&M Manager

41 Entertainment has appointed Anna Kislevitz as Senior Manager – Licensing and Merchandising for the Greenwich, Connecticut-based animation production, distribution and marketing ... Continue Reading →
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‘China, IL’ Season Three Set for April

Adult Swim will be premiering the third season of Brad Neely’s 2D comedy China, IL this April as part of its spring 2015 line-up. The half-hour series takes place at the worst ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Sam Simon Dies Aged 59

Sam Simon, the nine-time Emmy winning writer who helped make TV animation history by co-creating The Simpsons, has died of colorectal cancer at home in Los Angeles, aged 59. Simpsons ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Grunkle Stan Talks ‘Gravity Falls’ Secrets

To whet the appetites of Gravity Falls fans for tonight’s spectacular “cliffhanger” episode on Disney XD, the House of Mouse has released police station interview ... Continue Reading →
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China’s DMG Buys Stake in Valiant Comics

China/US film production group DMG has taken an equity stake in indie comics publisher Valiant Entertainment, with plans to turn some of the company’s more popular characters ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery Nucleus Opens ‘Korra/Avatar’ Exhibit

Gallery Nucleus, located in Alhambra, CA, has teamed up with Nickelodeon to present a special tribute art exhibition to hit animated series The Legend of Korra and Avatar: The Last ... Continue Reading →
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Animate Yourself with Plotagon App

The Swedish developers of Plotagon are bringing the creativity-fueled app to the SXSW event in Austin this month (booth #1147) to unveil a new feature: the ability for users to generate ... Continue Reading →
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Premiere Irish Animation Awards Set for March 13

The first ever Irish Animation Awards will be presented on Friday, March 13 at the Dingle Skelligs Hotel in Dingle, County Kerry. The inaugural awards from Animation Ireland aim to ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Presents 2015 Tributes

With a 17th successful edition in the bag, Cartoon Movie has announced the participant-selected winners of the 2015 Cartoon Tributes — awards for outstanding contributions to ... Continue Reading →