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AVOD Platform batteryPOP Picks up Zodiak Toons

Zodiak Kids has sold AVOD right for two of its animated series — LoliRock season one and Get Blake! — to online ad-supported platform batteryPOP. The deal makes the toons ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Taps Pacific Licensing Studio for SE Asia

Cartoon Network announces that Pacific Licensing Studio will represent the company’s consumer products division in Southeast Asia. The partnership is effective immediately, and ... Continue Reading →
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Media I.M. Reps Belarus Toon ‘Sunny Bunnies’

London-based Media I.M. has taken on representation for Belarusian producer Digital Light Studio’s Sunny Bunnies (26 x 3’5″) and appointed Julia Oginska to head up ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung Opening VR Movie Studio

Tech and electronics giant Samsung, creators of the Gear VR virtual-reality headset, announced at Sundance that it will be opening a studio in New York to produce immersive VR entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Kung Fu Panda 3 Is Expected to Fortify DreamWorks Animation’s Ties to China LA Times looks at Jeffrey Katzenberg’s investment strategy ahead of sequel’s simultaneous ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Production Day Calls for Entries

The 10th Animation Production Day is now open for project submissions for the 2016 event, taking place April 28-29 in Stuttgart. Animation Production Day is Germany’s most prominent ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Shomi Secures 700+ Nickelodeon Episodes

Kids and family-targeted streaming service Shomi has made a deal with Corus Entertainment — the exclusive brand partner for Nickelodeon in Canada — that will bring over ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave’ Arrives Feb. 2

Next week, the latest installment in the ongoing animated adventures of Littlefoot the Apatosaurus and his four dino pals will be available on Digital HD and exclusively on DVD at Walmart ... Continue Reading →
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‘Norm of the North’ Gets Chinese Release

Splash Entertainment’s CG animated feature Norm of the North will see a theatrical release in China in April thanks to deals with Shanghai-based investor Yang Yang Pictures Corporation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’ Heads to Rai, Toy Fair

Komixx Media Group announces that its successful stop-motion animated show Toby’s Travelling Circus (52 x 10) has been picked up by Italian kids and family broadcaster Rai Yoyo. ... Continue Reading →