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Clip: ‘Inside Out – Riley’s Memories’

Pixar has unveiled a new clip from Pete Docter’s upcoming journey into the mind, Inside Out (June 19), titled “Riley’s Memories.” Synopsis: Based in Headquarters, the control ... Continue Reading →
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LA Times Reflects on Toon Town Gender Imbalance

The Los Angeles Times reached out to major college-level animation programs to explore the rising tide of women enrolling to study the art form, and the way that hiring in the industry ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Giving ‘Beyblade’ Feature Treatment

Paramount Pictures — the folks who brought you blow-em-up blockbuster franchises based on Hasbro toy lines Transformers and G.I. Joe – will be diving in to that pool of ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Debuts ‘Dr. Dimensionpants’ in U.S.

DHX Media has signed a deal that will see its animated action series Dr. Dimensionpants (26 x 30) premiere in the U.S. through streaming service Hulu. The exclusive debut is set for ... Continue Reading →
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Reubens Honor Animators for ‘Song of the Sea,’ ‘Garden Wall’

The National Cartoonists Society honored Song of the Sea director Tomm Moore for best feature animation and Patrick McHale of the Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall for ... Continue Reading →
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Reitman to Adapt ‘Beekle’ For DreamWorks

Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman is stepping from live-action to animation to writer and direct Beekle as a feature for DreamWorks Animation. Beekle is the story of an imaginary ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures 10-Plus Broadcasters for ‘Jungle Bunch’ Season 2

The global success of TAT Productions and Master Films’ The Jungle Bunch franchise has boosted pre-sales for the second season of Jungle Bunch: To the Rescue!. The CG series is created ... Continue Reading →
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Blanca Lista Upped to VP of Features at Henson

Blanca Lista has been promoted to Vice President of Feature Film Production for The Jim Henson Company. The announcement was made by CEO Lisa Henson, to whom Lista will report. “[Blanca’s] ... Continue Reading →
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HBO Snags ‘Gorburger Show’

HBO has placed an order for a TV pilot of The Gorburger Show — the internet talkshow spoof from Funny or Die that blends puppetry and star power. The webseries has enjoyed two ... Continue Reading →
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Production Begins on Stop-Mo ‘Magic Button’

Varna, Bulgaria-based 4 Friends Studio and ZOOM Studio have begun production on a new stop-motion kids’ animated series, The Magic Button, after more than three years in writing/development ... Continue Reading →