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Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ Set Sail on Disc

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is offering a real swashbuckling good time on DVD and Blu-ray this summer, with The Pirates! Band of Misfits set to hit shelves on August 28. The film ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Opts for Shanghai Base

Oriental DreamWorks, the new joint venture from DreamWorks Animation and a Chinese state-backed consortium, will be the flagship company at a new high-tech media center being developed ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Cuddles Up to Millimages’ ‘Mouk’

Italian trans-media company Atlantyca Entertainment has been appointed by leading European producer/distributor Millimages as the exclusive licensing agent in Italy for its charming ... Continue Reading →
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KidsPlant Sows ‘Bolts & Blip’ in Benelux

Dutch company KidsPlant Distribution has been appointed by Redrover and ToonBox Entertainment as a European licensing agent for their 3-D animated TV series, Bolts & Blip. The deal ... Continue Reading →
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BabyFirst to Air Bilingual ‘Mili y Molo’

BabyFirst Americas, a leading TV network for babies, toddlers and their parents on Comcast cable systems, has picked up the bilingual educational toon Mili y Molo from New York’s ... Continue Reading →
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Saban to Refresh ‘Popples’

Saban Brands has announced plans to reintroduce popular 1980s brand Popples, with a wide array of merchandise—including apparel, accessories, mobile and tablet apps, plush and more—set ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Picks Jane McGonigal as Keynote

The finishing touches are being put on the annual SIGGRAPH computer graphics and interactive techniques conference/exhibition, which will take place this year at the Los Angeles Convention ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Tackles Hasbro’s ‘Tonka’

Now that the Battleship hype-fest has wound down, a new addition to the unfolding onslaught of Hasbro toy and game properties coming to the big screen is underway at Sony Pictures, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Redakai’ Conquers New Broadcasters

The magical battling adventure toon from Zodiak Kids, Redakai: Conquer the Kairu, has claimed three more European broadcasters: Germany’s Kabel 1, VT4 in Flemish-speaking Belgium ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Appoints Marcel Jean Artistic Director

Fresh off the 2012 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival & MIFA market, the fest organizers have announced that Canadian producer, director and author Marcel ... Continue Reading →