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‘Uncle Grandpa’ Welcomes Guest Directors

This week’s premiere of Uncle Grandpa, airing Thursday at 5 p.m., will build on the Cartoon Network series’ quirky universe by inviting four amazing animators in as guest directors ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Morph’ Returning to TV

After more than 15 years out of the spotlight, Aardman Animation’s iconic clay hero Morph will return to the small screen with a new series of adventures beginning on U.K. channel ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Talks Disney-Pixar Slate

Disney-Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter gave an in-depth, two hour presentation on the studios’ upcoming features slate at the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday morning. Highlights ... Continue Reading →
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Animal Logic Plans Canada Facility

Award-winning Aussie vfx and animation studio Animal Logic will expand its long-established relationship with Warner Bros. Pictures — which produced CGI animated features Happy ... Continue Reading →
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FUNimation Snaps Up U.S. ‘Boy and Beast’ Rights

North American anime distribution specialist FUNimation Entertainment has acquired the rights for theatrical, digital and home video release of upcoming Japanese animated feature The ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Reveals 2015 Poster, Jury

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), which is wrapping up its submissions this month, has unveiled the poster for the 2015 edition as well as the event’s roster ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Southeast Asia Orders ‘Chuck Chicken’

Malaysia’s Animasia Studio has licensed its original 2D animated series Chuck Chicken (52 x 11) to Disney Channel Southeast Asia. Beginning in August, the action-comedy will be ... Continue Reading →
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Gloob Nabs ‘Get Ace’ and ‘Nerds and Monsters’ for Brazil

9 Story Media Group has licensed animated children’s comedy series Get Ace (52 x 11) and Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11) to Gloob, Globosat’s Brazilian kids’ TV channel. ... Continue Reading →
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NY Children’s Fest Sets 2016 Dates

The 19th edition of the New York International Children’s Film Festival — an Oscar-qualifying event for the Best Animated Short Film category — will be held February ... Continue Reading →
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Softline Licensees Cozy Up to ‘Little Charmers’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed on five industry-leading softline licensees to its growing roster of partners for the CG preschool series Little Charmers, which follows ... Continue Reading →