Tencent Invests in FZ Ent.’s ‘CoNaBLUE’

Chinese technology and media giant Tencent has agreed to invest in local producer FZ Entertainment’s original animated series, CoNaBLUE, to the tune of 30% of the project’s ... Continue Reading →
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Kino Lorber Snags NorAm Rights to Challenging ‘Tehran Taboo’

Kino Lorber has picked up rotoscope-animated festival favorite Tehran Taboo for distribution in the US and English-speaking Canada, with plans for a February theatrical release. The ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference to Premiere Making of ‘The Breadwinner’ Presentation

With the 18th annual edition rapidly approaching, VIEW Conference organizers have announced that the Turin, Italy confab of animation, gaming, VFX, VR and computer graphics will present ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA & AEF Select 2017-18 Animation Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum have selected seven animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. AEF judges reviewed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kiva Can Do!’ Premiering Internationally on Nick Jr.

Nickelodeon International and Lacey Entertainment will be bringing a new animated children’s series to viewers around the world, as Kiva Can Do! has been licensed for Nick Jr. ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Packs ‘Little Owls,’ ‘Cyberchase’ Toons for MIP

Worldwide producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment will be bringing a refreshed lineup of kids’ content to the MIPCOM market in Cannes next month, including two new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Emmy Awards Rundown, ‘Minions’ Studio Gets Avere-y Big Boost, Adobe to Introduce VR Editing, & More

Five Wins Each for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Put Women at the Forefront of 69th Emmy Awards Sunday was a big night for Hulu, which is ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy A-Listers Board ‘The Ark and the Aardvark’

LA-based Unified Pictures — which has recently released live-action titles Vincent N Roxxy and The Layover — has enlisted a stellar troupe of comedy masters to the voice ... Continue Reading →
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Awesome Media, Cloth Cat Team Up for ‘Stomp School’ Adaptation

London-based Awesome Media & Entertainment — founded by Canadian-born creator/author/screenwriter Jeff Norton — and award-winning Welsh studio Cloth Cat Animation are ... Continue Reading →
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CAKE Inks ‘Angelo Rules’ S4 Deal with Cartoon Network

CAKE and Turner’s Cartoon Network have struck a deal for a fourth season of award-winning animated comedy Angelo Rules, co-produced with top French producer TeamTO. The new 52 ... Continue Reading →