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Video: Lindalee & Jeremy Zag Talk ‘Miraculous’ Pint-sized reporter Lindalee Rose interviews Zagtoons founder Jeremy Zag about what’s in store for his breakout superhero stars ... Continue Reading →
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USPS Issuing 50th Anniversary ‘Star Trek’ Forever Stamp

The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Gene Roddenberry’s groundbreaking sci-fi series Star Trek by issuing a four-design collection of Forever Stamps ... Continue Reading →
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Animage 2016 Calls for Entries

The seventh Animage International Animation Festival of Pernambuco is accepting submissions through September 11 for this year’s edition, taking place in Recife, Brazil November 22-27. The ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘Dawn of the Croods’ Season 2 Now on Netflix

Season 2 of DreamWorks Animation’s 2D series Dawn of the Croods — inspired by the hit film from Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco — has premiered exclusively on Netflix! ... Continue Reading →
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Justin Roiland & Tanya Watson Launch Squanchtendo Games

Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and Gears of War veteran Tanya Watson (formerly executive producer at Epic Games) have teamed up to found a new virtual reality game development ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brainwashing’ Docu Featuring Plympton Animation Out Now

Jen Senko’s award-winning documentary film The Brainwashing of My Dad, which features animation by Oscar-nominated indie legend Bill Plympton, has arrived on DVD and Blu-ray via Gravitas ... Continue Reading →
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ITV Drops Plans to Acquire Entertainment One British broadcaster formally withdraws its proposals to scoop up the global entertainment company behind preschool sensation Peppa Pig. 21 ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Releases First Set for ‘Sailor Moon Crystal’

VIZ Media has officially released Sailor Moon Crystal Set 1 to the home entertainment market. Fans can bring home the first 14 episodes of this reboot based on Naoko Takeuchi’s classic ... Continue Reading →
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Semillitas Snaps Up ‘Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks’

Somos TV’s Spanish-language kids’ channel Semillitas has picked up 9 Story Media Group’s animated series Meteor and the Mighty Monsters Trucks — or, Las Aventuras de Meteor. ... Continue Reading →
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Iloura Creates Ectoplasmic Effects for ‘Ghostbusters’

Paul Feig’s grrl-powered Ghostbusters reimagining for Sony/Columbia featured some 500 visual effects shots by Deluxe’s Iloura, lead by VFX Supervisors Glenn Melenhorst and Andrew ... Continue Reading →