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Jam Filled Eyes Arc Productions Buy

Following the dramatic closure of Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, Jam Filled Entertainment (itself recently acquired as a subsidiary of Boat Rocker Media) has moved to acquire ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Rejects Billion Pound ITV Bid

International production and distribution company Entertainment One (eOne) has rejected a takeover offer from U.K. broadcaster ITV, which had bid about 1 billion GBP ($1.3b USD). In ... Continue Reading →
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FXX to Make Push in Animation – TCA FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says rapidly growing channel will “aggressively” go for more animated content. Chronicles of Narnia ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Peeks More ‘Moana’ in Olympics Spot

Disney over the weekend debuted a new extended TV spot for its upcoming CG feature Moana, taking advantage of all the eyeballs glued to Olympics coverage. The trailer plays more with ... Continue Reading →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Took Over Disney Animation’s Instagram and Is Just Singing Disney Songs All Day The Hamilton creator and star is penning songs for Moana. Well, when he’s ... Continue Reading →
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Bankrupt Arc Productions Off the Hook for $23 Million Ontario Job-Creation Grant Economic Development minister says recently shuttered studio met its job-creation obligations long ago, ... Continue Reading →
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A Potent Story, Revealed Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince finally launches on Netflix and in select theaters — read more about it in this feature story from Animation Magazine! Media ... Continue Reading →
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DC Celebrates ‘Suicide Squad’ Opening

The wait is over: the worst heroes ever are kicking butt in theaters in Zack Snyder’s Suicide Squad, out now through Warner Bros. Pictures. To celebrate, DC Entertainment has a few ... Continue Reading →
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National Amusements Roasts Viacom Management

National Amusements — owned by Sumner Redstone and holder of 80 percent control over Viacom’s voting stock — has released a statement veritably raking Viacom’s senior ... Continue Reading →
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Go Behind-the-Scenes of Studio Ghibli’s Detailed Animation Process Former Ghibli producer Hirokatsu Kihara demonstrates the fine-pointed creative process behind classics like Nausicaa ... Continue Reading →