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Xilam’s ‘Zig & Sharko’ Sinks Teeth into International Channels

Paris-based Xilam Studio is swimming in sales for its non-dialog, slapstick comedy cartoon Zig & Sharko, with several international broadcasters coming on board. Gulli and France ... Continue Reading →
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VIMN Secures Batch of Nick Show Sales

Viacom International Media Networks announces a number of international broadcast deals for Nickelodeon series, including freshman cartoon Pig Goat Banana Cricket. In Spain, Antena ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, Ragdoll Set for ‘Twirlywoos’ Season 2

DHX Media and Ragdoll Productions announce that UK broadcaster CBeebies has commissioned a 25 x 11 second season of its stop-frame / live-action hybrid preschool series Twirlywoos. ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Powerpuff Girls’ to Premiere at SXSW

Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are swooping back to the small screen with an all-new series set to debut on Cartoon Network on Monday, April 4 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. To kick off the superheroic ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Kubo’ Trailer Arrives from LAIKA

A new trailer for LAIKA’s upcoming original adventure flick Kubo and the Two Strings has arrived, showing off some exceptionally seamless stop-motion animation. The spot reveals ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Toon Boom Animation Acquires TACTIC Studio from Southpaw Technology TBA buys up the related IP for the asset management, production tracking and review tool, now to be renamed Toon ... Continue Reading →
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Bejuba Inks Deals for ‘Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave’

Toronto-based Bejuba! Entertainment has sold original kids’ animated series Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave to a number of international broadcasters. Now in production on its second season, ... Continue Reading →
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Cinema 4D Announces VR Plug-in Ahead of GDC

Software developer Maxon will be showcasing game and virtual reality solutions with Cinema 4D at the 2016 Game Developers Conference, taking place March 16-18 in San Francisco’s Moscone ... Continue Reading →
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Betty White Guests on ‘SpongeBob’ Ahead of Kids Choice Awards

Nickelodeon is gearing up for an exciting Saturday night on March 12, with the programming anchored by the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). The pop culture celebration ... Continue Reading →
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NY Int’l Short Film Fest Calls for Entries

The New York International Short Film Festival — running May 31 through June 2, 2016 at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema in NYC — is still accepting submissions in multiple ... Continue Reading →