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2016 Reubens: Michael Ramirez, Anton Emdin Are Big Winners at The Golden Globes of Comics The National Cartoonists Society’s big celebration fetes Pullitzer, Bizarro panel, Pajama ... Continue Reading →
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Judge OKs No-Poach Class Action Against Animation Studios Judge Lucy Koh says Nitsch vs. DreamWorks plaintiff complaints can be tried on a classwide basis. Blue Sky and Sony have already ... Continue Reading →
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Anime Expo Welcomes Game Designer Koji Igarashi

Renowned video game designer and ArtPlay Inc. co-founder/producer Koji Igarashi has been confirmed as a Guest of Honor for Anime Expo 2016 — taking place at the L.A. Convention ... Continue Reading →
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Bill Plympton Trailers ‘Revengeance’

The godfather of independent animation Bill Plympton may have just hit his 70th birthday, but he’s a long way from slowing down. The internationally acclaimed filmmaker just released ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag Opens New Flagship Studio

Award-winning animation producer Brown Bag Films — a subsidiary of Toronto’s 9 Story Media Group — inaugurated a new, 30,000 square foot studio in Smithfield, Dublin on ... Continue Reading →
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Here’s How ‘The Little Mermaid’ Saved Disney & Launched a Renaissance Era of Animation In the wake of continued chatter about a live-action remake from Disney, Kristin Lai ... Continue Reading →
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DHX & Dentsu Strike Global Deal for New ‘Mega Man’

DHX Media and Dentsu Entertainment USA has signed a global deal to develop, co-produce, distribute and jointly manage licensing for a brand new Mega Man animated series, based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Pilot Season Features 5 Toons

A new Amazon Video pilot season kicks off on June 17 in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan. And this year’s crop includes five new kids’ animation series to keep an eye on: ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Launches ‘Star Vs.’ Season 2 in July

The Annie Award-nominated series Star vs. The Forces of Evil will return with even more interdimensional, magical mayhem as season two premieres Monday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m. ET on ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details 2016 Pro Conferences

The Annecy International Animation Festival & MIFA film market are rapidly approaching, and the details of its incredibly valuable artistic and professional programming are starting ... Continue Reading →