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Mennies Named New Director at Russia’s Riki Group

Russian multi-platform studio Riki Group has named  American animation veteran Michael Mennies as its new  director of international development and production. Based at the newly ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pet Pals’ Movie Wins Special Prize at Venice Festival

It makes sense that an animated movie set in Venice would get a special prize at the Venice Film Festival, right? As it turns out, Gruppo Alcuni’s Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code was ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futurama’ Pays Homage to Different Animation Styles

The sixth season finale of Futurama has been generating a lot of interest among animation fans all over. The episode, which premieres this Thursday at 10 p.m. is titled “Reincarnation” ... Continue Reading →
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New Details of Studio Ghibli Projects Revealed

Isao Takahata, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and director of acclaimed features such as Grave of the Fireflies and Only Yesterday, confirmed last week that he is working on a new movie. ... Continue Reading →
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Satrapi Delivers Tasty ‘Chicken With Plums’ in Venice

Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud’s  Chicken with Plums, the live-action follow-up to their Oscar-nominated animated feature Persepolis (2007) made a big splash at the Venice ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guess How Much I Love You’ Finds More TV Homes

SLR Productions’ upcoming animated series Guess How Much I Love You—The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare may have a really long name, but that isn’t stopping TV buyers from ... Continue Reading →
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DHX’s ‘Rastamouse’ Will Come Home via Universal

DHX Media, has appointed Universal Pictures UK as home entertainment partner for its popular stop-motion animated series Rastamouse, which has been a ratings winner on CBeebies and ... Continue Reading →
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Building the Perfect Beasts of ‘Dinosaur Revolution’

If you enjoy your Discovery Channel programs packed with dramatic illustrations and eye-popping vfx, then this week’s four-hour Dinosaur Revolution should be on your must-watch list. ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo to Release Pixar Poster Series

If you’re a Pixar fan and you admire the poster art of Tom Whalen, we’ve got some terrific pre-Labor Day weekend news for you. Mondo, the Alamo Drafthouse’s collective art boutique, ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Launches ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ Globally

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the global distribution launch of the new animated series. Inspired by the character from the long-running PBS series Mister Rogers’ ... Continue Reading →