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eOne’s ‘PJ Masks’ Scores New UK Broadcaster & Licensees

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured a new broadcast partner and a raft of licensees for hit preschool superhero show PJ Masks in the UK, where the brand will get its first toy line ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mavka’ Is Cartoon Forum’s First Ukrainian Pitch

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s ethereal feature Mavka: The Forest Song has become the first Ukrainian animation project to get through the highly competitive selection process for ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Celebrates China as 2017 Guest Country

Organizers of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and the MIFA film market have revealed highlights planned in celebration of its guest country for 2017: China. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘The Trolley Problem’ Award-winning animator Eoin Duffy (The Missing Scarf) teams up with TED Ed to explore Philippa Foot’s ethical thought experiment and its increasing ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network and Titan Comics Team Up for TV Titles

Cartoon Network has partnered with Titan Comics to bring its popular animated series to the page in reimagined comic book adventures, in the UK for the first time. The first run of ... Continue Reading →
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Amanda Morrison Drives Komixx APAC Expansion

London- and Los Angeles-based independent film and TV producer Komixx Entertainment has expanded its operations into Australia, bringing its approach to identifying and developing local ... Continue Reading →
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Deirdre Brennan Named GM for Sprout

Deirdre Brennan has been tapped as General Manager of 24-hour preschool network Sprout, overseeing all aspects of Sprout’s programming, marketing, business strategy and performance. ... Continue Reading →
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Open Road Cracks ‘Nut Job 2’ Trailer

The CG critter crew is back in action in a new trailer for The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature — coming to theaters August 18. The sequel to the 2014 animated caper based on Peter ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Reveals Complete 2017 Slate

The Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival — which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, February 24-March 19 — has unveiled its full 2017 ... Continue Reading →
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MarVista Sets ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ S2 for Disney XD LatAm

MarVista Entertainment, the Latin American distributor for LEVEL-5 abby’s game and animation property Yo-Kai Watch, has extended its broadcast licensing deal with Disney XD Latin ... Continue Reading →