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Open Road Blasts Off with ‘Spark’ Trailer & Poster

Distributor Open Road Films has released the official trailer and poster for action-packed animated comedy feature Spark: A Space Tail, in theaters April 14. The spot shows off a colorful ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Puts Flanders Production in the Spotlight

The Belgian region of Flanders will be a guest of honor at this year’s Cartoon Movie feature animation confab, taking place March 8-10 in Bordeaux, France. About a dozen animation ... Continue Reading →
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Hello Kitty Theme Park Taps InstaVR for VR Content

San Francisco-based authoring, publishing and analysis company InstaVR, Inc. has been announced as the virtual reality content producer for the Sanrio Puroland theme park, per a new ... Continue Reading →
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Xsens Launches Indie Program to Bring Mo-Cap to the Masses

Leading 3D motion tracking technology company Xsens announces the Xsens Indie Program, a new initiative designed to democratize the use of professional motion-capture solutions. The ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO, Disney, Spin Master Win Toy of the Year Awards

The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, presented by the Toy Industry Association, have been bestowed on the year’s best toys, games, and more. Among the honorees, animated properties ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – Secret Cargo When a routine refueling mission goes awry, the Ghost crew find themselves transporting Mon Mothma (voiced by Genevieve O’Reilly, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Announces 2017 Tribute Nominees

Organizers of Cartoon Movie — Europe’s premiere animated feature pitching and co-production event — have revealed the finalists for the 2017 Cartoon Tributes honors. ... Continue Reading →
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J.K. Simmons Voices Maestro Mackerel in New ‘SpongeBob’

Oscar-winning actor J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) is taking his first trip to Bikini Bottom for a guest voice star role in SpongeBob SquarePants “Snooze You Lose” — a brand-new ... Continue Reading →
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FMX 2017 Conference Spotlights Oscar Honorees

The international conference on animation, VFX, VR, games and transmedia known as FMX is gearing up for its 2017 edition, set for May 2-5 in Stuttgart. This year’s program, headlined ... Continue Reading →
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Bonita Siegel Presiding over Anglophone YMA Awards

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces that kids’ entertainment veteran Bonita Siegel will serve as President of its English-language Awards of Excellence jury for 2017. ... Continue Reading →