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Studio 100 N.V. Takes Majority Stake in m4e AG

Studio 100 N.V., a Belgian corporation headquartered in Schelle, has acquired a 68% majority interest in German brand management and media company m4e AG. The stake was secured through ... Continue Reading →
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Squeeze Joins $18M Canadian Flick ‘Troll, the Tale of a Tail’

Quebec-based Squeeze (creators of breakout non-dialog comedy series Cracké) has come onboard Troll, the Tale of a Tail — a new animated feature film to be 100% produced in Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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Canadian-Colombian Venture Forms Last Studio Standing

Vancouver’s ConVRter Technologies Inc. and Conxion Creativa of Colombia have joined forces to form Last Studio Standing Inc., the largest hand-drawn animation studio in the Americas. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon’ Arrives in Korea

Russian animation company The Riki Group announces that family feature Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon will open theatrically in South Korea on Wednesday, January 25 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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Last Chance! Animation Magazine’s 2017 Education & Careers Guide We are extending our deadline to accept free listings from schools, online educators and career courses in ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Signal Film Director Albert Omoss and electronica duo Pal&Drome create a monochromatic digital metamorphosis for the fest, which will highlight ... Continue Reading →
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Preliminary Approval Granted in DWA Settlement

US District Judge Lucy Koh has given her preliminary approval to the $50 million payment proposed by DreamWorks Animation back in October as settlement for the ongoing animators’ ... Continue Reading →
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Friends Electric Opens Shop in LA & London

VFX studio Electric Theatre Collective has birthed a brand new, full-service production company and creative consultancy called Friends Electric, based in London and LA. Focused on ... Continue Reading →
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More Theaters Added for ‘Sailor Moon R: The Movie’ VIZ Media has secured additional theaters and new cities to the nationwide cinematic debut of the magical girl movie! ... Continue Reading →
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CMG Picks Up Peruvian 3D Flick ‘Ainbo’

Just ahead of the Berlin film confab next month, Beverly Hills-base Cinema Management Group has snapped up international sales rights to Peruvian 3D animated feature Ainbo, produced ... Continue Reading →