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Jon Cowley to Lead FuseFX Vancouver Production Team

FuseFX has hired on 18-year visual effects industry veteran Jon Cowley as Head of Production and Senior VFX Supervisor for its Vancouver facility, where he will oversee production activity ... Continue Reading →
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‘PinCode’ Scores Broadcast & Digital Success in China

Kid-targeted science series PinCode (52 x 13) is proving a hit with viewers in China since launching on CCTV Kids on March 1. Having beat out competitors in the ratings department, ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Hits the Gas on ‘Rick and Morty’ Pop-Up Road Trip

Fans across the US will be smashing open their piggy banks as Adult Swim rolls through 40-plus cities with an exclusive Rick and Morty mobile pop-up shop tour. The “Don’t Even Trip ... Continue Reading →
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Morph Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Emoji Set

Bristol-based studio Aardman is offering fans of classic stop-motion a thoroughly modern way to celebrate with a newly released iMessage sticker pack featuring 16 Morph emojis, just ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Scum & Villainy Cantina Extended Thru June The sold-out pop-up Star Wars dining experience is extending its LA run through June — ticketing and reservations are now open! ... Continue Reading →
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Media IM Scores International Sales for ‘Rosa & Dara’ & ‘Flying Animals’

London-based Media IM has secured a raft of sales for two of its key animated properties, Rosa & Dara and Their Great Adventures from Bionaut Animation and Kredenc in Czech Republic, ... Continue Reading →
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Encounters Fest 2017 Gets Immersive with VR Track

Bristol, UK’s Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for submissions from cutting-edge filmmakers for its virtual reality program: VRgins. Entries must be received ... Continue Reading →
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Report from Stuttgart: “Animation Germany” Launched at APD

The German animation industry came together at the end of this year’s Animation Production Day in Stuttgart to launch May 4 the Animation Germany label “as a way of creating ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Mixes Maker Studios into New Digital Network

A new entity will combine all of the Walt Disney Co.’s digital brands under one roof, the company announced at its NewFront presentation this week. Dubbed the Disney Digital Network, ... Continue Reading →
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Sonar Takes Over Tricon Programs Including ‘Counterfeit Cat’

TV production house Sonar Entertainment (The Shannara Chronicles) is making its first venture into the non-scripted and kids & family content spheres with the acquisition of assets ... Continue Reading →