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J.J. Abrams to Receive VES Visionary Award

J.J. Abrams will receive the Visual Effects Society’s Visionary Award in recognition of his contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 13th Annual ... Continue Reading →
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Pickups and Premieres: Poppy Cat, Octonauts, Regular Show, Black Dynamite, Slugterra

It’s fall TV season time, which means there’s plenty of premieres and pickups for animated series aimed at both young and old. Here’s the latest: Nerd Corps Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Partners with Imagination Movers Act

9 Story Entertainment has entered into a development deal with award-winning musical act Imagination Movers. The kid-friendly rockers have previously starred in Disney Junior’s ... Continue Reading →
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Victory Arts, TVO Developing ‘Air Crafters’

Victory Arts has signed a development deal with Canada’s TVO for a new animated preschool series, Air Crafters (52 x 11 mins). Created by Tero Hollo, founder and director of creative ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya’ Tops Fantastic Fest Winners

Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas has declared Studio Ghibli’s animated feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya — directed by Isao Takahata — to be the audience-voted top ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park’ Plays Hardball with Redskins

In accordance with its proud tradition of mercilessly tackling the hot-button issues of the day, a new promo for season 18 of Comedy Central’s South Park (premiering September ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Missing Scarf’ Arrives Online Sept. 29

One of the year’s most successful short films will be available for online viewing next week as Shortoftheweek.com prepares for the web premiere of Eoin Duffy’s The Missing ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Plans Surprise-Packed NYCC Panel

Imagine the heart pounding thrill of a magical New York Comic Con panel where anyone from your favorite Cartoon Network comedy series can show up, and anything could happen! That’s ... Continue Reading →
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Uncut ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Anniversary Edition Arrives

In celebration of the silver anniversary of Masamune Shirow’s original manga, Anchor Bay Entertainment is releasing Ghost in the Shell: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray — ... Continue Reading →
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Monster Grows Slate with ‘Wulfie’

A 2D toon concept titled Wulfie will be one of nine projects boasting Irish ancestry at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France this week. The series is produced by Wulfie Animation and ... Continue Reading →