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NCircle Plans NoAm Launch of Russian Toon ‘Alisa’

NCircle Entertainment has picked up VOD and home video rights in the U.S. and Canada for Russian-produced CG kids series Alisa Knows What to Do!, according to Screen Daily. The show ... Continue Reading →
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NAB: Autodesk Unveils 2016 Updates

Autodesk is looking to keep pace with the growth and dispersal of media and entertainment work with updates to some of its key 2016 software editions, including Maya, 3ds Max and Flame. ... Continue Reading →
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NAB: Toon Boom Launches Harmony 12 Line

Toon Boom Animation has launched the Harmony 12 product family, full of new features for both studios and individual artists. The popular 2D animation solution now comes in three editions ... Continue Reading →
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‘Home’ Holds No. 2 Spot at B.O.

Vin Diesel’s hot rodding action franchise may have taken the box office crown this weekend,with Furious 7 easily holding the number 1 spot in its second week stateside (est. $60.6 ... Continue Reading →
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Gwen Stefani’s ‘Kuu-Kuu Harajuku’ Unveiled

Producers Moody Street Kids, Vision Animation and executive producer Gwen Stefani are creating a new animated series full of fun, color and music under the working title Kuu-Kuu Harajuku. ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Animation Legend Ma Kexuan Dies

Chinese animation fans who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s are mourning the passing of national animation trailblazer Ma Kexuan, the artist and director who was the driving force behind ... Continue Reading →
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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 →