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Seth MacFarlane Nabs WGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, has been honored with the 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Edgar Wright Directing DreamWorks Pic

DreamWorks Animation has tapped Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs the World) to direct an original animated feature centered on the concept of shadows. Wright is also ... Continue Reading →
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23 Projects Picked for Asian Animation Summit

A healthy 23 animation concepts have been selected to be showcased at the 2015 Asian Animation Summit, taking place in Jeju, South Korea from December 7-9. Works representing the best ... Continue Reading →
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‘Endangered Species’ Get Lucky 7 Deals

DHX Media has signed seven new international distribution deals with broadcast and VOD partners for animated comedy Endangered Species (52 x 11). The show was originally commissioned ... Continue Reading →
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Lee Adams Appointed CCO of Toon Goggles

On-demand kids’ entertainment service Toon Goggles has hired on industry veteran Lee Adams as its new Chief Creative Officer. In this new position, Adams will be charged with expanding ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Kicks Off Toon Pilot Initiative

CBBC — in partnership with BBC Worldwide — is launching its first ever animated series pilot initiative, ANIM8. The pubcaster is seeking pitches for character-driven toon ... Continue Reading →
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CN Miniseries ‘Long Live the Royals’ Bows Nov. 30

If you think your relatives are royal pains, be sure to tune in to Cartoon Network Studios’ new original miniseries Long Live the Royals, which arrives just in time for the holidays ... Continue Reading →
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‘My Little Pony’ Coming to Theaters 2017

Hasbro and Lionsgate have announced that My Little Pony: The Movie will be hoofing it into theaters on November 3, 2017. Jayson Thiessen, who served as director and executive producer ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named the 10 animated short films advancing to the next consideration stage  for the 88th Academy Awards, taking place February ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Designates 2015-16 Trustee Scholars

Ringling College of Art and Design held its 21st annual Trustee Scholar Awards last weekend, honoring 13 students representing each major plus the Office of Student Life. This year’s ... Continue Reading →