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Daily News Bytes: ‘Solo’ Synopsis, Marvel Toon Rumors, ‘Wrinkle in Time’ BTS, & More

Official Synopsis for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Revealed Coming to theaters May 25: “Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star ... Continue Reading →
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420TV Picks Up and Re-Ups Trae tha Truth’s Animated Series

420TV — a VOD channel set to launch early this year as a premium outlet for cannabis news, entertainment and lifestyle content — has secured a programming deal with hip-hop ... Continue Reading →
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Céline Carenco Appointed Xilam Distro SVP for Asia Pacific

Xilam Animation has appointed Céline Carenco as Senior Vice President Media Distribution – Asia Pacific, which role will see her sell the company’s growing library of quality ... Continue Reading →
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Canadian Screen Awards: ‘Breadwinner’ Up for Best Picture, 5 More Noms

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced the nominees in Film, TV and Digital Media for the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards at Tuesday’s Broadcast Gala at the Globe ... Continue Reading →
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‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Apes,’ ‘DM3′ Lead VES Awards Noms

The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for the 16th Annual VES Awards, taking place Feb. 13 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to honor the year’s best VFX artistry and ... Continue Reading →
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Unreal Dev Grants Back Pakistan Feature ‘Allahyar,’ ‘Claybook’ Game & More

Epic Games has revealed the recipients of the latest Unreal Dev Grants round, which total more than $200,000 in no-strings-attached funds for talented creators of animation, games, ... Continue Reading →
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Former MTV Animation Exec Brent Haynes Heads Shout! TV Dev

Shout! Studios, the multi-platform filmed entertainment distribution and production arm of Shout! Factory, has appointed Brent Haynes to the newly created role of Head of TV Development. ... Continue Reading →
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Meta Media Sets Off Stampede of Deals for ‘Animanimals’

Meta Media Entertainment has secured a raft of new broadcaster and platform pick-ups for award-winning series Animanimals. The London-based distributor specializes in quality children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Teams with Wise Toys for Tooned-Up AR & Apps

Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products and Wise Toys, Ltd. announced Friday a new global, multi-property merchandise agreement (excluding US territories) for three of the latter’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay’ Cast, Bay Area Kid Fest Highlights & More

‘Suicide Squad’ Animated Movie Cast Led by Tara Strong, Christian Slater The next Warner Bros. Animation / DC Entertainment direct-to-video movie will feature Strong (reprising ... Continue Reading →