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Frank Saperstein Joins Tricon Kids as EVP

Tricon Films & Television is continuing the growth trajectory of its Kids & Family division with the appointment of Frank Saperstein as Executive Vice President – Kids, ... Continue Reading →
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DramaFever Brings International Toons to U.S.

DramaFever, an online video destination for international shows and movies, has announced a slat of animated content coming to its DramaFever Kids channel this summer. The family friendly ... Continue Reading →
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London Int’l Animation Fest Returns to Barbican

The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) will return to the city’s Barbican Centre for its 2014 edition, running Friday, October 24 through Sunday, November 2. Including ... Continue Reading →
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Book Supporting 2D Art Launches Funding Appeal

Animation industry vets Tony White and J. Schuh have only logged a year into their 2DLIB.com campaign, which seeks to link traditional animators around the world in an effort to preserve ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: C4D, V-Ray, Mocha

+ MAXON will be presenting the latest Cinema 4D technology to attendees, as well as overviews of recent collaborations with Adobe, Side Effects, Vizrt, Thinkbox and others. A range ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Five Armies’ Trailer Debuts

Warner Bros. has unveiled the first trailer for Peter Jackson’s final entry in the saga of Middle-earth, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (due out December 17). The climactic ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD, Cartoon Network Re-Up Toons

It’s turning out to be a healthy week for renewal orders in the television animation sphere, with Disney XD ordering second seasons of its Marvel Universe shows, and Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jinxy Jenkins’ Hits the Web

Ringling College of Art and Design graduates Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon have released their award-winning short Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou to Vimeo. The short centers on the chaotically ... Continue Reading →
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Takeshi Obata to Appear at NY Comic Con

VIZ Media and ReedPop will be bringing acclaimed manga artist Takeshi Obata, creator of smash hits Death Note, Bakuman and Hikaru No Go, to the New York Comic-Con (Oct. 9-12). Obata ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Shuffles Management, Appoints New COO

DreamWorks Animation, which has been struggling with stock share drops since the beginning of the year, has named Mark Zoradi as its new Chief Operating Officer, as well as promoting ... Continue Reading →