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‘BabyRiki’ Hits 25 Million Views in First Week in China

FUN Union’s preschool series BabyRiki is winning over digital viewers in China, where it hit the 25 million views mark just seven days after its platform release on top national outlets ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Greenlights Season 2 of ‘Lili & Lola’

Big Bad Boo Studios has committed to a second 5 x 7-min. season of its animated preschool series Lili & Lola, which will be delivered to multiple platforms including Big Bad Boo’s ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Pre-SIGGRAPH Highlights & Tech News

‘Fortnite’ Trailer Rewrites Traditional CG Workflows Epic Games has released a 3-minute launch cinematic trailer for its toon-styled multiplayer survival game, featuring a detailed ... Continue Reading →
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SDCC: First ‘Rocko’ Footage, ‘Archer’ Meets Eggsy, ‘Voltron’ S3 Trailer & More

Nickelodeon Unveils First Footage of ‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’ Fans were treated to a sneak peek at the return of the wallaby at a panel with original series’ voice ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance & Ilion Tap Directors Vicky Jenson, Alessandro Carloni for Features

The recently launched animation division of Skydance Media, formed in partnership with Madrid’s Ilion Animation, has brought on a couple of DreamWorks Animation alums for its first ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Serves Up ‘Meatballs’ with 30-Title Buffet to Virgin TV

DHX Media announced a distribution deal with the UK’s Virgin TV for SVOD rights in the UK and Ireland, plus linear rights for its TV3 Ireland network, adding up to 615 half-hours ... Continue Reading →
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‘Power Battle Watch Car’ Goes Back to School in Russia

School and office supplies manufacturer BG has inked a licensing agreement with CLS Media for a new line of stationery and kids’ creativity goods in Russia, based on the animation ... Continue Reading →
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ABC KIDS, BBC Form Pack with Ludo for ‘Bluey’

Emmy-winning Australian creative house Ludo Studio has kicked off production on Bluey, a new animated preschool series created by Joe Brumm (Charlie and Lola). The 52 x 7 min. series ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Toon Tribute to Adam West, New ‘Pony’ Poster, Encore VFX & More

VIDEO: In Loving Memory of Adam West – ‘Family Guy’ Season 15 Following the screen legend’s passing last month, EP Steve Callaghan stated that the show would be keeping ... Continue Reading →