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VIDEO: Clash-A-Rama! The Series What happens when a trio of writer/producers from The Simpsons and Rough Draft Studios take on the Clash of Clans game universe? Webtoon gold, that’s ... Continue Reading →
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J.J. Sedelmaier & Bill Plympton Team for Ford Spot

J.J. Sedelmaier Productions, Inc. has joined forces with Bill Plympton Studio to produce a distinctive animated short for GTB’s (formerly JWT Team Detroit) three-spot “Distracted ... Continue Reading →
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Cardiff Fest Calls for Animation Submissions

The Cardiff Independent Film Festival (CIFF) has opened its call for submissions for the 2017 edition, taking place in the Welsh capital May 5-7, 2017 at arts venue and cinema space ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Experience Returns to Universal Studios for the Holidays

Due to enthusiastic popular demand, LAIKA animation studio has announced an encore holiday presentation of “Form Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” at Universal Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Koko Rose Taps Icon to Rep ‘Deer Little Forest’ in Russia

Koko Rose Media has appointed Icon Company, Ltd. as its licensing agent in Russia and CIS for Deer Little Forest, an arts & lifestyle brand created by Jo Rose. This deal brings ... Continue Reading →
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IDW Publishing Setting Up Portland Shop

It’s official: San Diego-based IDW Publishing is establishing a satellite office in Portland, Ore. — a burgeoning hub of the comic-book industry. The new set-up will serve as ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘LEGO Disney Frozen Northern Lights’ Debuts

Disney Channel debuts an all-new four-short animation compilation Friday, December 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT with LEGO Disney Frozen Northern Lights. Ahead of the evening premiere, Disney ... Continue Reading →
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How Seth Rogen Brought Back Adult Animation with ‘Sausage Party’ Watch Deadline’s The Contenders video and hear about the comedy icon and director-producer Conrad Vernon’s inspiration ... Continue Reading →
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‘Drawn & Recorded’ Selected for Sundance, Tops Spotify Views

Gunpowder & Sky’s little-known music history series Drawn & Recorded, launched last month, has officially become Spotify’s most-viewed series to-date. On top of the warm ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough’s Owen Kelly Upped to Features S&A Exec

Leading Canadian studio Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Owen Kelly to the post of International Sales and Acquisition Executive for Feature Films. Kelly, who started in the ... Continue Reading →