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Q&A: Andrew Berman of Genius Brands International

Last week, Genius Brands International announced an important new partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, covering distribution and opening the doors for future co-development ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ Trailer Arrives

Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox have unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming CG animated feature adventure Ice Age: Collision Course, arriving in theaters July 22. The spot sets ... Continue Reading →
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SPA, WWE Hang Ten for ‘Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania’

Sony Pictures Animation and WWE Studios are collaborating on a sequel to SPA’s 2007 CG film Surf’s Up — an Oscar-nominated comedy about surfing penguins. The companies ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights Two-Part ‘Hey Arnold’ TV Movie

Nickelodeon is continuing to mine the ore of its classic ’90s content, announcing two major projects: a live-action TV movie inspired by iconic game show Legends of the Hidden ... Continue Reading →
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ToonBox’s ‘Spark’ to Open TAAFI

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has announced the Official Selection of shots and feature films for the 2016 edition, taking place April 22 to 25. Alongside ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Star Megan Nicole Partners with ‘Popples’

Saban Brands announces that pop music star and YouTube celebrity Megan Nicole will guest star in an upcoming episode of the Netflix original series Popples — the new kids show ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor’s ‘The Deep’ Sets Course for CBBC

Technicolor, an underlying rights holder in The Deep, and DHX Media have finalized an agreement with the U.K.’s BBC that will bring the underwater animated adventure series to ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Inks SVOD Deal with Blim

9 Story Media Group has licensed a raft of kids and family content to blim, Televisa’s new over-the-top subscription video-on-demand service. Blim launched February 22 and is ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Call for Entries: The Ottawa International Animation Festival The 40th OIAF, taking place Sept. 21-25, seeks submissions of feature films, indie shorts, student work, school showreels, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story’ & ‘Ex Machina’ Win Oscars Gold

In case you missed out on the live Twitter and Facebook coverage by our intrepid Editor-in-Chief Tom McLean from the Oscars press room, we are pleased to announce and congratulate the ... Continue Reading →