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GO-N Prods.’ ‘Simon’ Earns Two More Seasons

Paris-based GO-N Productions’ hit preschool series Simon has been greenlit for seasons two and three, only a few months after the launch of the show on TV. Produced with France ... Continue Reading →
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Microsoft Unveils Name, Debut Date for Xbox One X

Microsoft touched off the next round of gaming console evolution with the announcement at E3 of specs and a Nov. 7 release date for the now officially named Xbox One X. Kareem Choudhry, ... Continue Reading →
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Constantin Starts Production on ‘Dragon Rider’

Germany’s Constantin has begun production on the animated adventure feature Dragon Rider, based on the bestselling novel by writer Cornelia Funke. Co-produced by Antwerp’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

New Trailer for ‘In This Corner of the World’ Shout! Factory and Funimation Films have a new trailer for the animated feature In This Corner of the World, which it will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Batman,’ ‘Family Guy’ Star Adam West Dies at 88

Adam West, the actor best known for playing Batman on TV and more recently as a prolific voice actor on programs such as Family Guy, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles following ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 3′ Premiere Revs Up in Anaheim

The stars came out for Saturday’s world premiere of Cars 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Appearing at the event were stars Owen Wilson, who reprises his role as Lightning ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Awards Prizes

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb ended Saturday with an awards ceremony at Cinema Europa. The full list of winners follows: Short Films Grand Prix: Nighthawk ... Continue Reading →
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KEPYR Campaign Raises Funds to Help Child Refugees

A huge segment of the animation industry is aimed at entertaining and celebrating children and childhood, which is one of the reasons the ongoing child refugee crisis — most recently ... Continue Reading →
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Volga Eyes Indie Animation Acquisitions at Cannes

Cannes’ most famous event, the glitzy and star-struck film festival, often overshadows the nuts-and-bolts business that goes on at the same time at the Cannes Film Market, which ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Explores Tech R&D with New Entertainment Lab

Nickelodeon announced today the launch of its new Burbank-based Entertainment Lab, which will spearhead long-range research and development efforts around new technologies for Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →