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CALL FOR ENTRIES: BIAF2017 The Bucheon Int’l Animation Festival in South Korea is now accepting shorts, graduate films, TV & commissioned works and online animations until ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Grows into Universal Kids, Adds DreamWorks Titles in Fall

NBCUniversal’s preschool network Sprout will be rebranding to Universal Kids, which will go live September 9. Universal Kids will continue to offer premiere preschool programming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bambi’ Joins Disney Signature Collection on Disc & Digital

Times animated classic Bambi will be joining the luxe lineup of the Walt Disney Signature Collection, with a fresh release on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on May 23, followed ... Continue Reading →
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H Culture Adapting Malaysian Kids Book ‘Mila’ for TV

Malaysian children’s author and illustrator Maslina Yusoff has made a pact with South Korea’s H Culture studio to adapt her Mila books into an animated TV series. Inspired ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Taps Televiz as LatAm Program Distributor

VIZ Media has appointed distributor Televix Entertainment to represent the former’s extensive catalog of anime titles, expanding the company’s reach and continuing to build ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Shreds with ‘Subway Surfers’ TV Toon

Danish developer SYBO has signed Daytime Emmy Award-winning producer Sander Schwartz to develop and produce animated content based on its smash hit mobile game, Subway Surfers. Schwartz ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Daytime Emmy Award Winners

The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards were held Sunday night at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in southern California, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Hosted by actors ... Continue Reading →
The Loud House: There Will Be Chaos

Exclusive Preview: Papercutz Comic ‘The Loud House: There Will Be Chaos’

Last week, publisher Papercutz announced that it would be giving fans a sneak peek at the upcoming graphic novel The Loud House: There Will Be Chaos — the first-ever based on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moomin’ Series Crowdfund Campain Exceeds $250K

The Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund the ambitious visual development of Gutsy Animations’ new Moomin series has inspired fans from across the globe to help raise $253,320. The campaign’s ... Continue Reading →
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Tix and Series Passes for Studio Ghibli Fest on Sale Now

We know you’ve been counting down the days ever since GKIDS and Fathom Events announced their Studio Ghibli Fest 2017 theatrical engagement series, which kicks off across the US this ... Continue Reading →