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‘Alien: Covenant’ Puts Viewers Inside an Alien Womb with Virtual Reality Experience ‘In Utero’ That’s OK, Mr. Alien-birthing VR experience, I didn’t ... Continue Reading →
Eamon McElwee

Larkshead Media Opens Dublin Partner Office

Media services company Larkshead Media (a subsidiary of Bob & Co.) has opened a partner office in Dublin: Larkshead Media Ireland. Located in City Centre, the shop officially opened ... Continue Reading →
Oddbods

One Animation Starts Production on New ‘Oddbods’ Season

Singapore’s One Animation has kicked off production on a new 60 x 7 min. season of its award-winning kids’ animated comedy Oddbods. The upcoming package was green lit earlier this ... Continue Reading →
ASIFA-Hollywood

ASIFA-Hollywood Budgets $160K for Programs & Events

ASFIA-Hollywood has this year earmarked an unprecedented $160,000 for animation-based programs and events — a nearly 14% increase in funding over the organization’s 2016 discretionary ... Continue Reading →
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

GKIDS to Release Spanish ‘Psychonauts’ Retitled ‘Birdboy’

Premiere indie animation distributor GKIDS has acquired North American rights for the Spanish animated feature Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (Psiconautas, los niños olvidados), also ... Continue Reading →
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FNE at Anifilm 2017: France Takes Top Animation Awards Jean-François Laguionie took the top feature prize at Czech Republic’s Anifilm festival for Louise by the Shore, with a special ... Continue Reading →
Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Hugh Bonneville Joins ‘Thomas & Friends: Journey to Sodor’

Award-winning actor Hugh Bonneville — known to TV audiences around the world as Downtown Abbey’s Earl of Grantham — is hitting the tracks with the world’s most famous ... Continue Reading →
Hanazuki: Full of Treasures

‘Hanazuki: Full of Treasures’ New Episodes Arrive with Season 2 Order

Great news, Moonflowers and Hemkas of all description: a third wave of all-new episodes of Hasbro Studios’ direct-to-digital series Hanazuki: Full of Treasures will begin to roll ... Continue Reading →
Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer

‘Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer’ on Disney XD June 3

Disney XD has announced that Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer will debut with multiple airings on Saturday, June 3 (at 7 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
Babar

Nelvana Toons Score Raft of VOD, Linear & In-Flight Deals

Corus Entertainment’s world-class kids’ content producer-distributor Nelvana has secured a range of new partnerships for several of its key animated series, plus live-action titles. ... Continue Reading →