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Daily News Bytes: Joan Lee, ‘Despicable’ China Opening, End of Artland & More

VIDEO: Remembering Joan Lee Marvel released a touching tribute to Stan Lee’s wife of 69 years and a key player in comics history, who passed away July 6 at age 95. The video is ... Continue Reading →
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Herotainment & Toonz Launch ‘Smighties’ on YouTube

Herotainment and Toonz Media Group have launched their original animated series Smighties worldwide on YouTube and YouTube Kids. The 39 x 7 min. comedy-adventure debuts with three episodes ... Continue Reading →
Castlevania

Netflix Re-Ups ‘Castlevania’ on Day of Debut

Netflix has ordered a second season of the new videogame-inspired original animated series Castlevania, doubling the episode package to eight for the new batch. The dark, violent and ... Continue Reading →
The LAIKA Experience

LAIKA Experience Exhibit Heads to San Diego

Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA is bringing its pop-up exhibition “The LAIKA Experience” to San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 23 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!

Portfolio Pulls Multiple ‘Cat’ Sales out of Its Hat

International distributor Portfolio Entertainment has secured a hearty batch of sales for the acclaimed animated preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! with new ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: RTX Animation Fest, Leonard Cohen Cartooned, New Qube! & More

RTX Animation Festival Premieres Powerhouse’s ‘Castlevania’ Rooster Teeth’s Gray G. Haddock talks the “new golden age of animation” with the event’s local, The Austin ... Continue Reading →
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Crunchyroll Announces New Titles & Con Guests at AX

Crunchyroll brightened up the 2017 Anime Expo in LA by announcing a fun lineup of new anime & manga titles coming to its platform, and the first raft of special guests confirmed ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Original ‘Lost in Oz’ Debuts August 4 on Prime

New animated kids’ adventure Lost in Oz — inspired by the magical world created by author L. Frank Baum — will make its highly anticipated streaming debut on Amazon Prime ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Features Competition Gets Double Dose of Yuasa

The feature films in official competition in the 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival (well, four out of five of them anyway) have been revealed. The lineup includes three Asian ... Continue Reading →
Team DroniX

Technicolor Forms Crack Team for ‘DroniX’

Paris-based Technicolor Animation Productions has form a network of partnerships with industry-leading companies for its new original animated series, Team DroniX. France Télévisions ... Continue Reading →