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Marathon’s David Michel Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announce that David Michel, co-founder and General Manager of its studio Marathon Media, will be vacating the position, effective March 31. Michel co-created and co-produced ... Continue Reading →
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New Latin, Asian Partners for ‘Cat in the Hat’

Canada’s Portfolio Entertainment has inked four new deals for it preschool toon The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! with companies in Southeast Asia and Latin America. ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar’s ‘Bing Bunny’ To Make MIPTV Debut

U.K. indie Acamar Films has announced it will be partnering with leading Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films and London-based Tandem Films to co-produce a new animated series based ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends’

Comedy Central has given the OK to Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy Legends, according to Deadline.com. This is the first original series pick-up since Bento hired on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hot in Cleveland’ Gets Animated This Season

TV Land has announced that the fifth season of its hit original sitcom Hot in Cleveland will boast an animated episode (titled, surprise, “The Animated Episode”). Titmouse, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Rescue Rangers’ Due for Live Action Feature

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Studios has picked up a pitch for a live-action movie based on the ’80s-’90s animated TV series Chip ‘n Dale Rescue ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Block Gets Extra Hour

Turner Broadcasting is reshuffling its animation cable destinations and ramping up its digital content offerings in a series of strategic moves that will see the grown-ups-only Adult ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Motion Legend Arthur Rankin Jr. Dies

Legendary animator, producer and director Arthur Rankin Jr., who delivered some of the most enduring and well-loved TV holiday specials of all time, has died at age 89. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Takes Top Toon Honor at WGA Awards

The winners of the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards have finally been unveiled, and The Simpsons has snapped the top Animation prize in an all Matt Groening competition which pitted ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Reveals New Organization

Following the departure of Head of Production Operations Jean-Pierre Quenet at the end of 2013, after nearly 10 years in the position, Gaumont Animation’s managing director Pierre ... Continue Reading →