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+ kaboom! Entertainment, Phase 4 Films’ kids & family label, has inked a deal with American Greetings for French Canadian DVD and EST rights to seasons 1 & 2 of the new ... Continue Reading →
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The Animation Workshop Turns 25

Scandinavia’s largest animation school, The Animation Workshop in Denmark, is celebrating its 25th anniversary on October 1 this year. Part of VIA University College, the institute ... Continue Reading →
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LOVEFiLM Secures WBA Deals

Amazon-owned streaming service LOVEFiLM.com has signed a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution to bring a number of the studio’s animated series to U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Elliot to Attend Bradford Animation Fest

The organizers of U.K.’s Bradford Animation Festival have announced that acclaimed Australian stop-motion animation director Adam Elliot, creator of Oscar-winning short Harvie ... Continue Reading →
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+ Kids and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi will produce a second season of its animated preschool series Poppy Cat. The 52 x 11 season will again ... Continue Reading →
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Spooky Clips: Preview ‘Regular Show: Fright Pack’

Cartoon Network is offering some cool clips from their upcoming home entertainment release Regular Show: Fright Pack. Out September 3 on DVD, the latest collection of J.G. Quintel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’ Tops Weekly Releases

Fans of Studio Ghibli’s lovingly hand-crafted 2D animation are in for a treat as Cinedigm releases Goro Miyazaki’s From Up on Poppy Hill on DVD ($29.95) and Blu-ray combo ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futurama’ Finale to Blast Off with Live-Stream Chat

Good news, everyone! The bitter pain of saying farewell to the space-faring weirdos of Comedy Central’s Futurama will be eased by a big bang of bonus content in pre- and post-show ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Gets ‘Epic’ Results on Home Ent. Charts

Fox Home Entertainment scored the number one spot on both Nielsen’s VideoScan First Alert and Blu-ray Disc charts with Blue Sky Studios’ CG-animated family adventure, Epic. ... Continue Reading →
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Time to Meet Cartoon Network’s ‘Uncle Grandpa’

The manic minds behind the channel’s new 2D toon Uncle Grandpa give us a glimpse into their super-positive world. Most of us have memories of a special relative that made an impact ... Continue Reading →