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9 Story’s ‘Joe & Jack’ Headed for KiKA

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has sold its animated preschool series Joe & Jack (39 x 7) to Germany’s ARD/SWR, which will broadcast the show on children’s pubcaster ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justin Time’ Enjoys New European Sales

Guru Studio has raked up several new sales for its preschool hit Justin Time (52 x 11) across Europe. The announcement comes on the heels of the 2D animated series’ latest accolade, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nerds and Monsters’ Gets Canuck TV Premiere

Vancouver-based Slap Happy Cartoons has announced that its animated 20 x half-hour series Nerds and Monsters will get its Canadian television premiere on Corus Ent.’s YTV this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Aachi & Ssipak’ and More Oddballs on Disc

Topping our new DVD/Blu-ray release list this week is Zack Keller and Ed Skudder’s (yes, the brilliant minds behind webtoon sensation Dick Figures) English dub of cult Korean ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball,’ ‘Room on the Broom’ Take Top BAA Honors

The British Animation Awards have revealed their honorees for the 2014 awards ceremony, which took place today at the British Film Institute’s Southbank, London location. The ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Paddington Bear’ Teaser Debuts

Big, fuzzy news from across the pond: The first trailer for Paul King’s (The Mighty Boosh) CG feature adaptation of Paddington Bear has arrived! Based on the popular children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Academy Reveals Animation Shortlist

The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced its shortlist of nominees in the Animation, Short Film and Feature Documentary categories (but we only care about the first two, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Interactive Slashes 700 Jobs

The Mouse House’s lone lame-duck operation Disney Interactive has made entertainment financial wags’ predictions come true by enacting an estimated 700 layoffs, or 26% of ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Dame to Kill For’ Trailer Hits Web

Dimension Films has released the (long awaited) first trailer for Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s stylized graphic novel adaptation Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Yes, it’s ... Continue Reading →
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Greg McLeod Completes Animation Marathon

Greg McLeod, of BAFTA-winning Brothers McLeod fame, has completed his ambitious project to animate a second of footage each day for a year, and the 1,000+ hours of work have culminated ... Continue Reading →