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40th Anniversary Annies Hosts Are Announced!

The 40th Annual Annie Awards have revealed which names from the toon biz will be hosting honors at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 2 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The lucky fellows ... Continue Reading →
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Mercury, Technicolor Pull Strings for ‘Atomic Puppet’

Canada’s Mercury Filmworks and Paris-based Technicolor have announced a development deal with TELETOON Canada for the new animated comedy series, Atomic Puppet. The studios and network ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Matt Groening & David Silverman

The Simpsons creator and long-time director/producer discuss crafting the property’s first theatrical short. Last summer, family audiences settling down in theaters to enjoy Fox/Blue ... Continue Reading →
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Imira, Zumbastico Partner on ‘Horatio’

Spanish youth programming production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has partnered with independent Chilean house Zumbastico Studios (formerly Sólo por las Niñas) to ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Launches Multiplatform ‘Max Steel’

The newest superhero IP from Mattel, Max Steel, will be kicking off his global, multiplatform adventures in March with the debut of its CG animated series on Disney XD in the U.S. and ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Launches 2D, Interactive Divisions

Rapid growth at Canada’s Guru Studio will see the company expand two key business areas, 2D animation and interactive content, with plans to increase staff by over 40 percent. A newly ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Director Reveals 2013 Guidelines

Marcel Jean, the new Artistic Director of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (taking place June 10 to 15 in France this year) has revealed some preliminary guidelines ... Continue Reading →
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‘Turtles’ Returns to Nick Jan. 25

Nickelodeon’s CG revamp series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returns to the network with a “Total Turtle Takeover” on Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT with the premiere of the ... Continue Reading →
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Fionna & Cake Return to TV, Launch on DVD

The popular gender-swapped universe of Adventure Time is back by popular demand! Cartoon Network’s hit series will introduce the next chapter of the “Fionna and Cake” saga with ... Continue Reading →
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GRspace Showcases ‘Ladies of Animation’

Gennie Rim, former artistic manager at Pixar and Disney and founder of GRworks, will present the latest installment in her ongoing series of shows centered on the art of animation with ... Continue Reading →