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9 Story Media Acquires Brown Bag Films

9 Story Media Group has acquired Brown Bag Films. With headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester and an office in Los Angeles, Brown Bag Films employ 170 creative and production ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Orders Season 10 for ‘Fairly OddParents’

Nickelodeon has greenlit a 10th season for the Emmy-winning animated series The Fairly OddParents. Created and executive produced by Butch Hartman, the show is the network’s third ... Continue Reading →
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Bob Bacon Departs Animation Exec Role at Paramount

Bob Bacon has left his job as executive VP of production for animation at Paramount amid an internal restructuring. Bacon’s duties will be overseen by Lee Rosenthal, president ... Continue Reading →
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Welch Tapped as Digital Domain President

Digital Domain has added as president 30-year VFX veteran O.D. Welch, who will manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations at the studio’s locations in Playa Vista and Vancouver. Welch ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar Adds Licensees for ‘BING’

Acamar Films’ and its licensing agent The Licensing Company have signed two key partners for its award-winning preschool property BING. Woodmansterne and Rainbow Productions will ... Continue Reading →
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WB Plans All-Animated ‘Scooby’ Flick

Warner Bros. has announced plans to produce an animated feature take on Hanna-Barbera’s classic toon Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?. Tony Cervone, whose toon town credits include ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Details ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Gigantic,’ ‘Finding Dory’ and More at D23

Disney promised big news this past weekend at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, and certainly delivered with plenty of tips on the company’s upcoming animation projects. Here’s the ... Continue Reading →

‘Star Wars’ Disneyland Expansion, Live-Action Details Emerge at D23

While no new footage or trailer was shown at the D23 Expo this past weekend for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney and Lucasfilm did unveil a new poster painted by Drew Struzan for ... Continue Reading →
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NIM Labs Unveils By-Artists-For-Artists Management Tool

L.A.’s NIM Labs has unveiled NIM: an innovative new browser-based studio management tool. NIM tracks the production pipeline from start to finish in a secure environment, designed ... Continue Reading →
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Endemol Shine Takes Control of Simon’s Cat

Endemol Shine UK has bought up a controlling stake in indie cartoonist Simon Tofield’s Simon’s Cat animation company, founded in 2008. In case it needs clarification, this ... Continue Reading →