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Amazon Greenlights ‘Annebots,’ ‘Creative Galaxy’ & ‘Tumbleaf’

Amazon announced that it has picked up three indie children’s series Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf, along with two comedy shows Alpha House and Betas today. The shows ... Continue Reading →
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Disney and Pixar Reveal Release Dates Through 2018

Walt Disney Pictures has announced release dates for Disney and Pixar’s animated films through 2018. Although the studio hasn’t revealed many of the titles, it is noteworthy that ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Grabs 3.6 Million Viewers

Nick is back! The kids’ cabler’s new animated series Sanjay and Craig managed to bring in 3.6 million total viewers for its Saturday, May 24, premiere, driving double-digit ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV Bytes: BRB, DHX Media, Toon Goggles

BRB/Dracco’s Filly Funtasia Staffs Up: BRB and Dracco’s upcoming new animated series Filly Funtasia has put together a top-notch writing team: Dean Stefan (The Penguins ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Aquabats’ Origins, Part 1

In celebration of the launch of season 2 of The Aquabats! Super Show!—kicking off on the Hub Network this Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m.—Animag will be unveiling special episodic sneak ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell to Direct DreamWorks ‘Trolls’ Movie

Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) has been tapped to direct DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated Trolls feature. The pic will be written ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Posts Solid Weekend Numbers

Fox/Blue Sky’s imaginative movie about a young girl and a miniature eco-centric forest world, posted solid numbers at the U.S. box office during the four-day Memorial Day weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Publicist Denise Greenawalt Dies at 52

We were saddened by the recent death of longtime Disney publicity exec Denise Greenawalt who passed away in her sleep following a long illness May 22 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. ... Continue Reading →
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New York Museum to Pay Tribute to Henson Puppets

A special gallery devoted to the art of Jim Henson and his puppets will be built at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. Henson’s family has donated nearly 400 puppets, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sarila’ Brings Inuit Dreams to 3-D Life

The 3-D animated feature The Legend of Sarila succeeds in telling an original story featuring Canada’s under-represented Inuit people and their culture. It’s not every day ... Continue Reading →