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NFB Announces International Co-Pros

The National Film Board of Canada has entered a new international co-production agreement with Germany’s Studio Film Bilder for a project titled Altötting, directed by renowned filmmaker ... Continue Reading →
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‘Overcoat’ Casts Cillian Murphy and Alfred Molina

Dublin-based Giant Animation has kicked off production on The Overcoat — a 26-minute animated film being co-produced with A Film Estonia — and announced that the short story ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies and FME Kids Engineer ‘Bitz & Bob’

CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow has commissioned a new animated comedy-adventure from FremantleMedia Kids & Family, Bitz & Bob (44 x 11). The groundbreaking series aimed at preschoolers ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Sets Making-Of Sessions for Films, Games and Beyond

SIGGRAPH 2016 will run its world-leading conference and exhibition at the Anaheim Convention Center in SoCal this July 24-28. Under the banner of “Render the Possibilities,” the ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

For the third year running, the Special Prizes were awarded in a ceremony held at Annecy’s Town Hall on Friday night. The Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, was on hand for the presentation ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Right On: ‘Cuphead’s 1930s-Style Animation Will Exist Beyond Boss Fights The hotly anticipated game that brings retro rubber-hose animation to the new millennium has greater depth ... Continue Reading →
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Elie Dekel Tapped to Guide ‘MST3K’ Licensing Worldwide

Satellite of Love LLC — in partnership with Shout! Factory and series creator Joel Hodgson — has hired on former Saban Brands president Elie Dekel as strategic brand advisor ... Continue Reading →
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Animatsu Brings ‘Corner of the World’ to Annecy

Animatsu Entertainment, a new London-based producer, licensor and distributor of anime in the U.K. & Ireland (with global expansion in the cards), has secured global distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Corus and Cartoon Network Expand Canada Partnership

Corus Entertainment in Canada has extended its partnership with Turner’s Cartoon Network in a new multi-year broadcast and merchandise deal that taps Corus’ Nelvana as the exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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VICELAND Trailers ‘Party Legends’ Animated Anecdote Show

VICELAND, the multinational TV channel launched by VICE magazine back in February, has released a trailer for its new animated series Party Legends. Set to premiere on Thursday, July ... Continue Reading →