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Godzilla Invades the Animated World of Crayon Shin-Chan Toho Studio’s iconic monster makes a guest appearance in one of the oddest animation cross-overs ever. Rajiv Chilaka Talks ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate Swoops for Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal LG will make a massive addition to its portfolio (the combined total will surpass 16,000 film and TV titles) with the acquisition, pending ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Games Program Highlights Revealed

SIGGRAPH 2016 has revealed the Games program lineup for this year’s “Render the Possibilities” festivities. A fascinating range of talks, course, Real-Time Live! demos and ... Continue Reading →
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Fantoche Animation Fest Receives 1,000+ Entries

Switzerland’s Fantoche International Animation Film Festival has received a total of 1,394 film submissions from 79 different countries — 81 of which are local productions. ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Prime Strikes Exclusive PBS KIDS Deal

Amazon and PBS Distribution have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes Amazon Prime Video the exclusive premium SVOD home for a broad collection of PBS KIDS series. Prime members ... Continue Reading →
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UWE Students Bring Personal Stories to Life for BBC

BBC World Service has teamed up with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to animate select audio clips from the service. Students at UWE were presented with 10 one-minute ... Continue Reading →
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Industry Vet Heather Walker Buys Yowza! Animation

Heather Walk, executive producer and established industry veteran, has purchased Yowza! Animation from founder Claude Chiasson. Established in 1996, Yowza! has built a reputation on ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Holds Off on Ruling in Sumner Redstone Competency Hearing Viacom and its subsidiaries remain in limbo as Judge George Phelan relends, “Obviously I have a lot of info to digest.” ’Clifford ... Continue Reading →
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Eleven Arts, Toei Announce One-Night ‘Digimon’ Movie Event

L.A. based distributor Eleven Arts and Toei Animation announce that they will release the English-language version of feature-length anime Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: ... Continue Reading →
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Nucleus Exhibit Bids ‘Farewell to the Falls’

To mark the release of Gravity Falls: Journal #3 (out from Disney Press on July 26) and the closing of the acclaimed Gravity Falls animated television series, creator Alex Hirsch along ... Continue Reading →