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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
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Baobab Studios VR Projects Screen at Cannes, Annecy

Baobab Studios is showcasing two new animated virtual reality storytelling experiences at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and June’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival: ... Continue Reading →
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Genius & Fathom Team for ‘SpacePOP’ Theatrical Event

Genius Brands International is partnering with Fathom Events for a special one-night cinematic screening of SpacePOP: Not Your Average Princess — a feature-length compilation ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Hall Departs CHF, New Exec Committee in Place

Family entertainment firm CHF Media Group Ltd. announces that Simon Hall has stepped down as Managing Director, having held the post since the Group’s formation in 2011. While he ... Continue Reading →
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Arclight’s ‘Animal Crackers’ on the Menu at Cannes

Animated family adventure Animal Crackers is making its Cannes market debut through worldwide sales manager Arclight Films. The CG flick features an all-star voice cast including Emily ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Lets the Fur Fly at Cannes with ‘100% Wolf’

Munich-based Studio 100 Film will present a new, comedic take on horror movie classics at this year’s Marché du Film in Cannes with 100% Wolf — a CG family feature based on ... Continue Reading →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins ‘DuckTales’ Reboot Cast

The irrepressible creative force commonly known as Lin-Manuel Miranda (creator of Broadway’s Hamilton, composer of Disney’s Moana) has joined the voice cast of the new DuckTales ... Continue Reading →
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TBS Greenlights ‘Close Enough’ from J.G. Quintel

Turner’s TBS is continuing its push to cultivate an original animation slate with the announcement that a new series from Regular Show creator J.G. Quintel, titled Close Enough, has ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘The Mummy’ Official Trailer No. 3 Tom Cruise is cursed to live in a world of Japanese horror-movie inspired dark gods and suspiciously cut abs (fess up, VFX houses: which ... Continue Reading →
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Global Talent-Hungry UK VFX Industry Opposes Conservative Manifesto

Per the UK Screen Alliance, employers in the nation’s visual effects industry have voiced opposition to the proposal in the Conservative Party’s manifesto to double the Immigration ... Continue Reading →