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CRTC Approves Corus Ent.’s Purchase of Teletoon

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission has given its approval for Corus Entertainment to buy Astral Media’s half ownership in Teletoon, says The Brandon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mary Poppins,’ ‘The Hole’ Added to Film Registry

Disney’s Mary Poppins, the Hubley’s animated short The Hole and sci-fi epic Forbidden Planet are among the 25 titles added to the National Film Registry of the Library of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Co-Developer Sam Simon to Be Honored By WGA

The Writers Guild of America West will honor The Simpsons co-developer Sam Simon with its 2014 Valentine Davies Award in recognition of his humanitarian efforts and community service ... Continue Reading →
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Sinking Ship Launches Distribution, Appoints Lynn Chadwick

Award-winning kids content production and digital media company Sinking Ship Entertainment has launched an international distribution arm with the appointment of longtime industry exec ... Continue Reading →
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Ten Things We Loved About 2013!

That mouse, that bear…and the exquisite charm of the 2D French movie, Ernest & Celestine. Frozen‘s spunky princess, that goofy snowman and the return of the Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Three Toons to Vie for Golden Globe

The nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards have been unveiled, and Toon Town seems a bit under-represented considering all the great flicks offered throughout 2013. Only three ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legends Illuminate Studio’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Many of Disney’s veteran animators and legends came out to shine last night at a special 90th birthday celebration held at the “Legends Plaza” at the studio last night ... Continue Reading →
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13 Animated Shorts to Make a Splash at Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival has released its list of new animated shorts that will screen at the event, January 16-26 in Park City, Utah. This year’s Short Film program, which ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Announces 5-Year Anniversary Festival

New York-based indie animation distributor GKIDS will launch a special five-year anniversary retrospective of its best titles at the IFC Center, Dec. 20 thru Jan. 2nd. The program, ... Continue Reading →
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English Dub of ‘Ernest & Celestine’ to Debut at Sundance

New York-based distributor GKIDS has announced that the English-language version of acclaimed French film Ernest & Celestine, directed by Benjamin Renner, Stephane Aubier and Vincent ... Continue Reading →