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Van Dyke, ‘Downton’ Stars Guest on Disney Shows

Disney is rolling out the guest voices for two of its most popular series, with Dick Van Dyke adding his talents to Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and cast members from the PBS hit Downton ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Orders ‘Twirlywoos’ Series

U.K. broadcaster CBeebies has commissioned a new 50 x 11 mins. preschool series from Ragdoll Productions. Twirlywoos, devised and executive produced by Anne Wood with lead creative ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lost Treasure Hunt’ Released to Public TV Stations

American Public Television has made the pilot to the animated series Lost Treasure Hunt available to public TV stations. Based on an original story by Matt Davis, the series’ ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: The Twisted Minds Behind ‘Mr. Pickles’

If you’ve seen Mr. Pickles on Adult Swim, it’s unlikely you’ll forget it any time soon. And that’s saying something for the network that gave the world such ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beauty,’ ‘Jack,’ ‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Rush Video Shelves

Clear your schedule and stock up the fridge — it’s a big home video week and you’re going to be spending some quality time with your couch. First, it’s time to update ... Continue Reading →
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Filmmakers Discuss DreamWorks’ New ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ Short

DreamWorks Animation showed they had big plans for the Jay Ward properties earlier this year with the release of the Mr. Peabody & Sherman feature film. Now, with the film coming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Does Well in Competitive Second Weekend

Most of the attention paid to this weekend’s box office has gone to the success of Gone Girl and Annabelle, but for animation fans the story is a strong second-weekend showing ... Continue Reading →
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Focus to Partner with LAIKA on 3 More Features

LAIKA and Focus Features will continue their partnership on LAIKA’s next three projects. As with the three movies that the companies have partnered on previously — Coraline, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Releases More ‘Creative Galaxy’

Amazon Prime Instant Video continues to roll out its original streaming content with the release Oct. 3 of six new episodes of its animated preschool series Creative Galaxy. The series, ... Continue Reading →
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BFI, Aardman Launch Toon Feature Development Lab

The British Film Institute is partnering with Aardman Animations to launching a new program today backed by £1 million of lottery funding to support the development and production ... Continue Reading →