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LAIKA ‘Animating Life’ Exhibit Coming to Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum and its Northwest Film Center will be introducing visitors to a dynamic behind-the-scenes multimedia exhibit celebrating the hometown hero studio with Animating ... Continue Reading →
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‘Second to None,’ ‘Siege of Jadotville’ Score for Animation & VFX at IFTAs

The Irish Film & Television Academy announced the IFTA Film & Drama Awards winners this weekend. The ceremony, hosted for the second time by actor and comedian Deirdre O’Kane, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Le Gala Quebec Cinema – 2017 Nominees Announced The inaugural Iris Awards for Quebecois film are set for June 1. Best Animated Short noms go to: Casino by Steven Woloshen, J’aime ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics’ Comes Home June 13

He’s baa-aack! Aardman Animations beloved bit of woolly bother Shaun the Sheep and his farmyard friends return in a new collection of adventures, Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics. The ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam Names Lansay Master Toy Partner for ‘Oggy’

Award-winning animation studio Xilam has appointed Lansay as master toy partner for its flagship cartoon, Oggy & the Cockroaches. Lansay will produce and distribute an initial line ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV Iberoamerica Inks Multi-Title, Multi-Territory Deal with TV Azteca

Mondo TV Iberoamerica, part of Italy’s Mondo TV group, has secured an agreement with Mexico’s TV Azteca that will bring a slew of its popular titles to broadcast across three countries ... Continue Reading →
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Musical ‘Mice War’ Premiering at Newport Beach Fest

New animated children’s musical The Mice War will open at the 18th annual Newport Beach Film Festival in California on April 22. Created by Grammy-nominated composer and writer David ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca’s ‘Bat Pat’ Spreads Wings Across Nintendo

Atlantyca Entertainment has signed a multi-territory licensing agreement with Nintendo that will present young gamers with a variety of Bat Pat branded themes for the Nintendo 3DS handheld ... Continue Reading →
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Leena Lele Dutta to Lead Sony India Kids’ Net YAY!

Sony Pictures Networks India has tapped Leena Lele Dutta to head its forthcoming children’s entertainment channel, Sony YAY!. As Business Head, SPN Kids Genre, Dutta will put her ... Continue Reading →
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StudioCanal Teases ‘Son of Bigfoot’

StudioCanal UK has released the first teaser trailer for upcoming animated comedy The Son of Bigfoot, coming to UK theaters in August. Directed by Ben Stassen and Jérémie Degruson ... Continue Reading →