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‘Wild Kratts’ Builds on Ratings with New Licensees

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are expanding their Wild Kratts licensing program based on the hit animated television series. New licensees include In Character (Halloween ... Continue Reading →
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‘Archer’ Tops Animation Category at Critics’ Choice Television Awards

The Broadcast TV Journalists Association gathered this weekend to present its TV awards, naming the FX series Archer the Best Animated Series. The fifth annual Critics’ Choice ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Human League Publishes 1st Set of Open Data

The Digital Human League has released the first batch of data in its attempt to overcome the “uncanny valley” effect in creating digital versions of humans. The league is ... Continue Reading →
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Google Sets More Animated Spotlight Stories

Google’s Spotlight Stories project has announced the next wave of mobile-based moviemaking projects, including the next animated short from Patrick Osborne, Oscar-winner for the ... Continue Reading →
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Reubens Honor Animators for ‘Song of the Sea,’ ‘Garden Wall’

The National Cartoonists Society honored Song of the Sea director Tomm Moore for best feature animation and Patrick McHale of the Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall for ... Continue Reading →
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Reitman to Adapt ‘Beekle’ For DreamWorks

Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman is stepping from live-action to animation to writer and direct Beekle as a feature for DreamWorks Animation. Beekle is the story of an imaginary ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Waves ’98′ Wins Short Film Palme D’Or at Cannes

The animated short film Waves ’98 by Lebanese director Ely Dagher has won the Palme D’Or for best short film at the Cannes Film Festival. Waves ’98 is an artistic ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tomorrowland’s’ Opening a Bit Soft at $41 Million

Tomorrowland handily topped the Memorial Day weekend box office even as it fell short of expectations for the live-action Disney feature directed by sometime-animator Brad Bird. Tomorrowland ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon Projects Top Irish Awards

Cartoon Saloon’s Oscar-nominated feature film Song of the Sea won the top film award at the 2015 Irish Film and Television Academy Awards for Film and Drama, presented Sunday ... Continue Reading →
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HgCapital Buys Majority Stake in The Foundry

The Foundry, a leading provider of award-winning creative software, announced a majority investment from HgCapital, one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious private equity ... Continue Reading →