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Biz Markie to Guest on ‘SpongeBob’

Following Nickelodeon’s 27th annual Kids’ Choice Awards, American rap star Biz Markie (“Just a Friend”) will take a guest starring role on the network’s ... Continue Reading →
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Five Toon Trivia Facts You Don’t Know (And With Good Reason)

When Howard Djadouin passed away last year at the age of 108, few in Hollywood mourned, chiefly because no one knew who he was. Howard Djadouin had nothing to do with film or animation ... Continue Reading →
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Benefit Exhibits ‘Robot Chicken,’ DC Artwork

Robot Chicken and iam8bit studios have teamed up for the third consecutive year with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios for the Robot Chicken Art Show, this time highlighting the Robot Chicken ... Continue Reading →
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Se-ma-for Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

The Polish Se-ma-for Film Festival has issued a call for entries to the main competition for the Best Stop Motion Animation. The festival is the first in Europe and one of just a few ... Continue Reading →
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FranceTV Distribution Nabs ‘Super 4′ Licensing

FranceTV Distribution has signed a brand licensing agreement covering France, Luxembourg and French-speaking Belgium for Super 4, the first series based on the world of Playmobil, with ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Debuts Miyazaki Memoir ‘Turning Point’

VIZ Media will release a new collection of essays, interviews, memoirs and illustrations by animation legend Hayao Miyazaki. The new title, Turning Point: 1997-2008 (a follow up to ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Adopts FLIX for Story Development

London-based software developer The Foundry has revealed that DreamWorks Animation has incorporated FLIX into its pre-production process. The visual story development tool will be used ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC to Air Nelvana’s ‘Sidekick’ This Summer

Nelvana Enterprises has signed a broadcast deal with the BBC for its animated series Sidekick to air on its kids channel CBBC beginning in summer 2014. The license includes seasons ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dexter’s Lab’ Returns as IDW Comic

IDW Publishing has announced Dexter’s Laboratory will become the most-recent Cartoon Network show to become a new comic book series under its deal with Cartoon Network Enterprises. Dexter’s ... Continue Reading →
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Film Roman Inks First Look Deal with Transition

Starz Animation’s Film Roman studio has inked a first-look deal with producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment. Butler and his team, which includes ... Continue Reading →