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Second Annual LAIKA Animation Fellowship Announced

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent (producers of the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival) and Oscar-nominated studio LAIKA announce the second year of the LAIKA Animation ... Continue Reading →
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WB Sets Super-Heroic Lineup for Toy Fair 2017

Warner Bros. Consumer Products will unleash a DC Super Hero takeover with its roster of global licensees and partners during the Toy Fair 2017 season — including Toy Fair Nuremberg ... Continue Reading →
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Dane DeHaan Joins ‘Boxcar Children’ Voice Cast

Legacy Classics and Shout! Factory announce the casting of Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) in upcoming animated feature, The Boxcar ... Continue Reading →
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Open Road Films Picks Up ‘Arctic Justice’

Open Road Films has acquired all US rights to 3D CG family feature Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad, from Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s AMBI Media Group. The pick-up was announced ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney Networks to Feature Black History Month Interstitials Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will present a series of “Be Inspired” interstitials hosted by live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Launches Across OTTs

Genius Brands International has boosted the reach of its Kid Genius Cartoon Channel by approximately 20 million households with this week’s launch of channel on OTT platforms including ... Continue Reading →
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VRLA Sets ‘Rick & Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland as Keynote

The VRLA Expo, taking place April 14-15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will feature a Keynote Address on Saturday from Justin Roiland, co-creator of Adult Swim hit animated series ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Soars with Altitude Film

Altitude Film Sales has secured international rights to the first feature film from Studio Ponoc, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, according to Variety. The 2D fantasy adaptation is directed ... Continue Reading →
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Autour de Minuit Celebrates Double César Short Nominations

Paris-based studio Autour de Minuit has the distinction being the first producer to have two of its projects nominated in the Best Animated Short Film category for the distinguished ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Feathers ‘Puffin Rock’ Sales Nest Worldwide

Superights Kids & Family Entertainment is sending the two-time Kidscreen Award-winning preschool series Puffin Rock (78 x 7). Initially commissioned by RTEJr (Ireland) and Nick ... Continue Reading →