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Nintendo: ‘Mario’ Movie Officially in the Pipes with Illumination

The near-complete deal reported in November between Japanese game giant Nintendo and CG animation hitmakers Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Secret Life of Pets) to bring ... Continue Reading →
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

First Look: Nickelodeon’s ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Nickelodeon has revealed the first glimpse of the latest iteration of the world-famous Heroes in a Half Shell: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The 26-episode, 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New Clip for ‘Digimon’ Flick Out 1/31, ‘My Moon’ Screening, ‘Inside Out’ TV Debut & More

The Smurf Experience: Coming Late Summer! Hop a flight to Belgium and prepare to get Smurfed with this immersive plunge into the magical world of Peyo’s beloved blue beings. The fun ... Continue Reading →
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

‘Birdboy’ Flies Home with GKIDS March 13

Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivero’s angsty indie delight Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is ready to come home to roost on Blu-ray + DVD combo pack, with a release set for March 13 ... Continue Reading →
LEGO Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape

Universal, LEGO Hatch ‘Jurassic World’ Product & Animation Plans

Attendees of the colorful Nuremberg Toy Fair this week will be the first to see three all-new construction sets inspired by Jurassic World, created under an expanded partnership between ... Continue Reading →
Animayo 2017

Spain’s Animayo Declared an Oscar Qualifying Festival

The new year is off to a strong start for Animayo, with the news that the Gran Canaria event is the first dedicated animation fest in Spain to be declared a Qualifying Festival for ... Continue Reading →
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WildBrain Is Global Manager for BRB Kids on YouTube

Digital kids network and studio WildBrain has been appointed the exclusive global manager of BRB Internacional’s extensive kids’ content catalog on YouTube. BRB is one of Spain’s ... Continue Reading →
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“Inappropriate” ‘Amusement Park’ Director Dylan Brown Axed

Paramount Pictures has fired first-time director Dylan Brown from upcoming animated feature Amusement Park after investigating complaints of “inappropriate and unwanted conduct.” ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans “Day of Listening,” Lasseter Return Unsure

The staff of Burbank-based Disney Animation Studios is set to gather Thursday to discuss workplace concerns in what the company dubs a “Day of Listening” attended by human resources ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Marvel Trailers ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’, Voodoo Doughnuts Sweet on ‘Steven Universe’, ‘Black Panther’ Wows & More

‘Black Panther’ First Reactions: It’s “Astonishing,” “Iconic” and “Will Save Blockbusters” Ryan Coogler’s visually stunning, ... Continue Reading →