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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 →
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Downing Street Fetes Aardman, UK Animation

Animation UK and the newly formed UK Screen Alliance joined Aardman Animations on Tuesday in celebration of the iconic Bristol-based studio’s 40 year anniversary at a reception hosted ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios First Feature Toon: ‘Emily the Strange’

Retail’s iconic Goth girl may finally be getting the feature animation treatment after years of quiet shuffling. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character created by Rob ... Continue Reading →
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DUST Hooks Fresh Catch with ‘The Fisherman’

Sci-fi content curator DUST has launched its first animated premiere with the exclusive digital release of Luke Saunders’ The Fisherman — a stylized, dialog-free meditation ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Presents Red Carpet LA Premiere of ‘Sailor Moon R’ Movie

Toei Animation and VIZ Media have announced that aspiring Sailor Scouts in the Los Angeles area will have an exclusive opportunity for a unique fan experience: a one-night, Red Carpet ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Enrolls ‘My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea’ for NorAm

GKIDS has picked up North American distribution rights to acclaimed cartoonist Dash Shaw’s feature animation debut, My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea (2016). The American ... Continue Reading →
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CN’s Curtis Lelash & Tramm Wigzell Upped to Original Series SVPs

Longtime Cartoon Network development executives Curtis Lelash and Tramm Wigzell have been promoted to Senior Vice President, Original Series, as announced by Chief Content Officer Rob ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Teaser Trailer (2017) Medieval knights! Dragons! Nazis! Mark Wahlberg! And robots from space! Michael Bay’s latest kajillion dollar franchise ... Continue Reading →