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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 →
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Shout! and Legacy Ink Multi-Picture Pact

Shout! Factory and Legacy Classics have entered a long-term, multifaceted production partnership and film distribution deal for a slate of new family films based on best-selling kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cracké’ to Hatch on Disney Channels EMEA

Quebec City studio Squeeze announces that its CG animated TV series Cracké has been acquired by Disney EMEA. Beginning next month, the 52 x 1-minute shorts series will broadcast on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Prince’ Gets New Trailer & U.S. Release Date

U.S. audiences finally have a date for the national debut of Mark Osborne’s globally acclaimed CG and stop-motion feature The Little Prince. On August 5, the film will roll out to ... Continue Reading →
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Legendary Director Jan Svankmajer and Athanor Productions Launch Indiegogo Campaign for ‘Insects’ The award-winning Czech animator seeks $150k for one final, surreal stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Animation Coming to Looke in Brazil

Toei Animation has licensed popular animation series Saint Seiya, Nadja and Digimon Adventure to Brazil’s leading digital platform, Looke. The streaming service has had over 110,000 ... Continue Reading →