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Licensing Expo Redux

Licensing Expo took over Las Vegas this week, which means news of many new toon tie-ins coming to shelves around the worlds! Here’s a brief run-down. Among the LIMA 2018 International ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: The Deal with the FOX Deal, Seed’s Synesthetic ‘Finger Machines,’ Rodeo Wrangles ‘Jumanji’ FX & More

Comcast’s Fox Bid Would Carry Less Antitrust Risk Than Disney’s, Says Comcast-Backed Expert On the heels of Comcast’s cash offer reveal, Geoffrey Manne (exec director of the nonprofit ... Continue Reading →
Ready Player One

‘Ready Player One’ Brings the OASIS Home in July

Home audiences can immerse themselves in an incredible virtual universe all over again when Steven Spielberg’s gameworld action-adventure Ready Player One arrives on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →
The Ice Dragon

George R.R. Martin’s ‘Ice Dragon’ Takes Flight with Warner Animation Group

Fans of George R.R. Martin’s genre redefining fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO’s smash-hit TV adaptation Game of Thrones will be excited to hear that the author’s ... Continue Reading →
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Deakin Motion.Lab’s Real-Time Virtual Production Magnifies ‘Minibeast Heroes’

Viewers get a bug’s eye view of fascinating insects, with unforgettable commentary by a pint-size version of host Carl Smith in Australian Broadcast Company’s Minibeast Heroes. ... Continue Reading →
KIDS

Double Fine Partners with Playables on ‘KIDS’ Interactive Animation

Double Fine Production’s publishing branch Double Fine Presents has partnered with Playables to publish upcoming interactive animation KIDS. Due out this year on iOS, Android and ... Continue Reading →
Masha and the Bear

PlayKids Platform Brings ‘Masha and the Bear’ to NorAm

Animaccord has inked an agreement with leading worldwide family educational platform PlayKids, which will be adding hit animated preschool series Masha and the Bear as well as its popular ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Exclusive Clip: ‘The Breadwinner’ Arrives in UK Cinemas May 25

This Friday, May 25, family audiences and lovers of great animated storytelling will be able to take in The Breadwinner on the big screen thanks to distributor Studiocanal. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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WildBrain Tapped to Produce ‘Popeye’ Cartoons for YouTube

Leading digital kids’ network and studio WildBrain has been recruited by King Features Syndicate (a division of Hearst) to manage and produce original content starring E.C. Segar’s ... Continue Reading →
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Michele Schofield Named Content SVP at ‘Oddbods’ Studio One Animation

Emmy nominated studio One Animation has appointed Michele Schofield as Senior Vice President, Content Development and Sales. The 20-year industry pro has earned recognition for her ... Continue Reading →