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Atomic in Production on Hybrid Series ‘Nico Can Dance’

Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons is growing its slate of hybrid offerings and is now in production on its first preschool TV series, Nico Can Dance!, which will be headed to broadcast ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Greenlights Second Season of New ‘Bob the Builder’

HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., has greenlit a second season plus a 60-minute special for its new CG-animated Bob the Builder series. The 52 x 11 season 2 package is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ready Jet Go!’ Takes Flight on PBS Kids in 2016

PBS Kids will premiere a new 3D animated series aimed at helping kids learn astronomy and Earth science concepts in winter 2016, with the launch of Wild Dancer Films’ Ready Jet Go! ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Slates ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’ for 2017

A brand new preschool adventure series starring old school characters is revving up production as Disney Junior announces it will debut Mickey and the Roadster Racers in 2017. Starring ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Acquire Mikros Image

Technicolor has entered an exclusive agreement with Mediacontech to acquire French production and postproduction company Mikros Image, which has studios in Paris and Montreal, Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brother Bear’ Director Bob Walker Dies

Disney artist and Oscar-nominated director Bob Walker died suddenly April 1 at his home in California at age 54. According to his hometown paper, the Ottawa Citizen, the suspected cause ... Continue Reading →
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Splash, Lionsgate Enter Three Picture ‘Alpha and Omega’ Deal

Splash Entertainment has partnered with Lionsgate to produce three new 45-minute films in the Alpha and Omega animated franchise. Under the terms of the agreement, Lionsgate will hold ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star vs. The Forces of Evil’ Is No. 1 XD Toon Premiere

The March 30 premiere of new original toon Star vs. The Forces of Evil from first-time series creator Daron Nefcy is officially the #1 animated series debut in the 15-year history of ... Continue Reading →
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Tim Reckart to Direct Sony’s ‘Lamb’

Sony Pictures Animation has announced that Oscar-nominated director Tim Reckart (Head Over Heals) will develop and make his feature directorial debut with the studio’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters’ Plot Details Revealed

Geek culture website Nerds on the Rocks got the scoop on the plot for the upcoming DC animated direct-to-video title Justice League: Gods and Monsters — the first film in the ... Continue Reading →