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Disney Teases Live-Action ‘Cinderella’

Continuing the trend toward adapting animated classics to live-action features comes this teaser trailer from the folks over at Disney. The studio’s live-action version of Cinderella ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Winx’ Movie Due in September

Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss, the third feature film for the popular Rainbow animated property, is due for worldwide theatrical release in September. The Mystery of the Abyss ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Kids’ Shows Get Summer Debuts

Amazon Studios’ push into creating children’s entertainment is finally about to see the light of day, with three of the five series the company picked up the pilots for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Liquid Television’ Returns on MTV Other

Animation fans who remember the late 1980s and early 1990s no doubt recall MTV was a real hub for animation, and its flagship show was the anthology series Liquid Television. Well, ... Continue Reading →
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Top Dusty Toon Honors to ‘Moonstruck’

The School of Visual Arts bestowed the top honors for traditional animation at its 25th anniversary Dusty Awards to the film Moonstruck by Luz Batista and Sarah Sloyer. The awards — ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boondocks’ Barnes Develops ‘Killogy’ Series

Alan Robert, creator of the IDW graphic novel Killogy, has teamed up with with The Boondocks executive producer and writer Rodney Barnes to develop the comic for an animated series. Barnes ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Motion Armature Kits Sell Well for U.K. Maker

Westley Wood, a director and producer for CITV in the U.K., has found success in his spare time by offering armature sets endorsed by Ray Harryhausen for creating stop-motion animation ... Continue Reading →
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Anima Estudios, Vodka Capital Execs Launch Anima Kitchent

Mexico’s Anima Estudios and five former executives from the Spanish animation company Vodka Capital have teamed up to create a new Madrid-based company called Anima Kitchent. According ... Continue Reading →
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Hart Named Disney Jr. VP Original Programming

Emily Hart has been promoted to the post of Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Junior. Hart, who joined Disney in 2003, oversees production and creative development of television ... Continue Reading →
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Guests Set for Anime Midwest Convention

Anime Midwest, a three-day convention celebrating Japanese animation, video games, music and more has announced its lineup of featured guests at this year’s convention from July ... Continue Reading →