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Friedman Talks Up Cartoon Forum Hit ‘Urbance’

One of the coolest projects to come out of the recent Cartoon Forum in Toulouse was Urbance, a futuristic animated series for adults about a world in which sex is banned because it ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Orders ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2

Thought it has yet to air its first episode, Disney Channels has renewed for a second season its animated series Star Wars Rebels. The series — the first animated put into production ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Teases ‘Inside Out’

It’s been a long year for fans of Pixar, which is not releasing a feature film in 2014. But now there’s some light at the end of the tunnel with the release of the first ... Continue Reading →
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SoftBank Cools DreamWorks Talks, Invests in Legendary

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s acquisition plans DreamWorks Animation have cooled in the wake of the discussions being publicly disclosed. Now, SoftBank has announced a deal ... Continue Reading →
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Genius’ ‘Secret Millionaires Club’ Lands Multiple Sales

Genius Brands International has sealed new broadcast deals for its children’s animated series Secret Millionaires Club in multiple key markets. Among the international television ... Continue Reading →
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Channel 5 Leads Zodiak’s ‘Zack’ Deals

Zodiak Kids announced that Channel 5 in the United Kingdom has acquired all 52 x 11′ episodes of its new children’s show Zack & Quack and will debut the series on its ... Continue Reading →
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ILM’s Knoll, Producer Hurd Join Academy Sci-Tech Council

ILM chief creative officer John Knoll and producer Gale Anne Hurd have joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Science and Technology Council. Also accepting invitations ... Continue Reading →
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Maker Studios Picks up ‘The Beet Party’

Korea’s Redrover and Toronto’s ToonBox Entertainment’s animated comedy series The Beet Party will air in the United States on Maker Studio’s Cartoonium animation ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Lands Four New ‘Peg + Cat’ Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple sales of its award-winning animated preschool series Peg + Cat (80 x 12′). The show has been acquired by TFO (French-speaking Ontario), ... Continue Reading →
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Going the Extra Mile

Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon talk making the home video release of their Adult Swim hit Rick and Morty as cool and essential as possible. Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s Adult ... Continue Reading →