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ASIFA-Hollywood and AEF Announce 2016 Scholarship Program

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce their 2016 Scholarship Program, which is set to award $34,500 in scholarships to local, national and international animation ... Continue Reading →
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GBI Scores New Partners for ‘SpacePOP’

Genius Brands International has signed on a number of new licensing partners for its new music- and fashion-driven tween girls brand, SpacePOP — a colorful series of animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Watership Down’ Mini-Series Get All-Star Cast

Richard Adams’ beloved novel Watership Down continues to inspire new feats of entertainment, with BBC One and Netflix announcing the classic tale will be reinterpreted into a four-part ... Continue Reading →
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All-New ‘Peanuts’ Premiering on Boomerang

A brand-new animated series based on one of the world’s most iconic brands is heading to Boomerang, with Peanuts set to premiere Monday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT. Viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Third ‘Kubo’ Trailer Arrives from LAIKA

LAIKA and Focus Features have released more artwork and an epic new trailer for the summer stop-motion adventure Kubo and the Two Strings, coming to theaters August 19. The new spot ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

If Comcast Deal Happens, How Would DWA and Illumination Co-Exist? If the $3 billion-plus acquisition goes through, will Chris Meledandri do for DWA-Illumination what John Lasseter has ... Continue Reading →
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Refreshed ‘Danger Mouse’ Arrives on Netflix in NorAm

North American fans will finally get to binge-watch the warmly received reboot of classic cartoon Danger Mouse, which arrives on Netflix at long last April 29 after premiering on CBBC ... Continue Reading →
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Global Screen Picks Up ‘Bayala’ for Cannes Market

Global Screen has acquired worldwide distribution rights to English-language animated feature Bayala — a new 3D fantasy project aimed at family audiences from the producers of ... Continue Reading →
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Aussie Producers Invited to Cartoon Connection Korea

Four Australian animation production companies have been invited by the Korean Trade Commission to attend the country’s Cartoon Connection 2016, a conference and meeting event for ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Celebrates ‘Beauty and the Beast’ 25th Anniversary

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invites the community to “Be Our Guest” to its 25th anniversary celebration of Disney Animation classic Beauty and the Beast. A special ... Continue Reading →