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Kodansha Comics Launches the ‘Attack on Titan’ Manga App The mega-hit manga gets a shiny new digital package for iOS through Madefire. Includes updated chapters, graphic novels ... Continue Reading →
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Paul Siefken Upped to President & CEO at Fred Rogers Co.

Award-winning children’s entertainment company The Fred Rogers Company (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Peg + Cat, Odd Squad) is promoting Paul Siefken to President and CEO, effective ... Continue Reading →
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Clip & Pics: ‘Justice League Action’ Premieres Dec. 16

The all-new animated adventures of DC’s greatest superheroes take flight on Cartoon Network on Friday, December 16 at 6 p.m. ET/PT with the premiere of Justice League Action. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 3’ Trailer Drops with Retro Baddy Flair

Universal Pictures has revealed the official trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s summer 2017 sequel, Despicable Me 3 … and oh, how revealing it is! Slated for release June ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpacePOP’ Readies for Takeoff in Southern Europe

Genius Brands International has licensed the content distribution, licensing and merchandising rights to its digitally-launched, music-driven property SpacePOP in Southern Europe — ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Release Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ocean Waves’ in US

GKIDS is offering a chance for animation fans to take in a rare treat in theaters with a limited run of Studio Ghibli’s Ocean Waves — never released in the US. An all new 4K ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Innovation Lab Teams with Felix & Paul for VR

The Fox Innovation Lab at 20th Century Fox has joined forces with Emmy-winning cinematic virtual reality producer Felix & Paul Studios to develop, direct and produce VR experiences ... Continue Reading →
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Wevr Launches Premium Transport Tier with ‘Old Friend’

Virtual reality studio and content distributor Wevr is launching today a premium subscription tier within its Transport content platform (transportvr.com), spearheaded by the release ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Hartley, Ollie Green Upped as Adult Swim On-Air, Animation VPs

Turner’s young-adult targeted network Adult Swim announces the promotion of Chris Hartley to Vice President, On-Air Production and Ollie Green to Vice President of Animated Production. ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Judge Receives WGAW 2016 Animation Award

King of the Hill and Silicon Valley co-creator Mike Judge has been recognized for his contribution to the craft and help in organizing fellow wordsmiths in the animation industry by ... Continue Reading →