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D.W. Finally Turns 5 in New ‘Arthur’ Special

After more than 20 years on the air, the plucky middle sibling of the Read household is finally getting to celebrate a birthday in a special new episode of Arthur. Premiering on PBS ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Waltzes Home June 6

Disney’s live-action adaptation of its groundbreaking 1991 animated fairytale Beauty and the Beast will be bringing the magic home (complete with CG scene-stealers) on June 6 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time: The Complete Seventh Season’ Plants Stakes July 18

Cartoon Network has announced that a spankin’ new DVD collection of Pendleton Ward’s popular comedy-fantasy toon is coming home July 18 with the release of Adventure Time: ... Continue Reading →
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Anthony Vinciquerra Tapped to Head Sony Pictures

Experienced media executive Anthony Vinciquerra has been named the new Chairman and CEO of Sony Picture Entertainment, effective June 1. Vinciquerra is stepping in for 13 year veteran ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →