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BBC Directors to Keynote Children’s Media Conference

Organizers of the 2017 Children’s Media Conference (July 4-6 in Sheffield, UK) announce that two senior BBC brass will deliver this year’s Opening Keynote. On day one, Director ... Continue Reading →
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Shudder Pics Up Hybrid Sundance Hit ‘Kuso’ by Flying Lotus

AMC Networks’ premium thriller, suspense and horror streaming service Shudder has snapped up rights to Kuso, the directorial debut of hip-hop artist Flying Lotus, for North America ... Continue Reading →
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Sue Vessella Named Dean of Woodbury’s School of Media, Culture and Design

Woodbury University in Los Angeles has named Sue Vessella its new Dean of the School of Media, Culture & Design, which houses eight educational programs including animation and ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Throws Down ‘Apollo Gauntlet’ July 9

A different sort of knight in shining armor will make his small screen debut next month as Adult Swim premieres animated adventure comedy Apollo Gauntlet on Sunday, July 9 at 12:15 ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix’s ‘Castlevania’ to Screen at Rooster Teeth Fest

The dead will rise in Austin, Texas when Rooster Teeth Animation Festival presents an exclusive theatrical screening of the new Netflix Original Series Castlevania. Set for July 7 at ... Continue Reading →
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World Premieres for ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ OVA, ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Set for AX 2017

Anime Expo has announced two world premiere film events for the 2017 edition, taking place July 1-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center — and a slew of other newly revealed special ... Continue Reading →
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Playmates ‘Ben 10’ Line Launches at Toys “R” Us

Playmates Toys’ new Ben 10 toy line has launched as a limited exclusive at Toys “R” Us stores across the US, and online at toysrus.com. Inspired by Cartoon Network’s fresh take ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘Coco’ Official Trailer Disney-Pixar strikes a chord with a brand-new spot for its Day of the Dead-inspired tale, featuring an all-Latinx voice cast and debuting in theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Hijinx Accepts Master Toy Mission for ‘Zafari’

INK Global announces that appointment of Hijinx as master toy licensee for new animated kids’ series Zafari. A wild array of plush, figurines, collectibles, creative and role play ... Continue Reading →
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Jellyfish Pictures Opens Europe’s First Virtual VFX Studios

Emmy, VES and BAFTA Award-winning production house Jellyfish Pictures is breaking new ground by opening two new, virtual visual effects facilities in the Oval area of London — ... Continue Reading →