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Paramount, Hasbro Play Nice with 5-Year Film Deal

More major movies inspired by popular toy brands (and original ideas) will be heading to big screens thanks to a new agreement between Paramount Pictures and Hasbro. The five-year distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Fathom Chooses More Pikachu, Plympton in Berlin, Talking with Twomey & More!

Encore Screenings Added for ‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’ Due to overwhelming fan demand, the story of how Ash Ketchum’s friendship with Pikachu began is getting two encore ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Unveils Digital Campus

Pioneering online school Animation Mentor (www.animationmentor.com) has announced its new “digital campus” — a social learning platform where students will virtually attend ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Gets Inventive with Pre-K STEM Series ‘Addison’

Worldwide producer/distributor Portfolio Entertainment has added Addison to its catalog, a STEM-centric animated mystery-adventure for kids 4-6. The show is commissioned by Canada’s ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: FILM.UA Inks More ‘Stolen Princess’ Pre-Sales

Ukrainian animated feature The Stolen Princess from FILM.UA Group’s Animagrad studio continues to work its regal charms on international buyers. The film has been picked up by new ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Production Execs Audebert and Baclet Join Cyber Group

Cyber Group Studios has strengthened its production teams to address the growth and complexity of its current and future slate, announcing the hiring of Stéphanie Baclet as Head of ... Continue Reading →
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ZAG’s ‘Zak Storm’ Launches in US with TV, Toys & App Trifecta

Jeremy Zag, founder and CEO of award-winning global indie animation studio ZAG (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir), announced the three-pronged US launch of its latest original ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: ‘Red Shoes’ Scores Pre-Sales, Sam Claflin & Patrick Warburton Join Cast

Korean film sales company Finecut announces a flurry of international pre-sales for its 3D animated fairytale send-up Red Shoes & The 7 Dwarfs — and has welcomed new voice ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Meet the Claymation Stars of New Will Vinton Documentary

One of the great icons of latter 20th century animation history, Will Vinton is the deserving subject of a new documentary from director Marq Evans (The Glamours & the Squalor), ... Continue Reading →
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Fingerprint Cranks Up Kids Catalog with 1,500 Additions

Global kids’ digital content provider Fingerprint has added to its offerings 1,500 videos, including episodes of popular animated series like Care Bears, Inspector Gadget and Franny’s ... Continue Reading →