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Gary Wang Launches New Toon Studio in Beijing

Gary Wang, the man behind on-line video venture Tudou has unveiled a new Beijing-based animation studio to focus on domestic feature projects. Wang, who sold his online venture to Youku, ... Continue Reading →
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Random Cow, Reliance Partner for ‘Dog’s World’

Matt Flynn’s Los Angeles-based Random Cow Pictures and Reliance MediaWorks Ltd. have announced they will partner on a new 3D animated theatrical feature, titled It’s a Dog’s World. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians’ Rises Amid Week’s DVDs

There’s a veritable olio of diverse DVDs simmering in the pot this week. Rising to the top of our list is DreamWorks’ magical adventure Rise of the Guardians (Paramount/DW, $29.99). ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Unveils MIP-TV Slate

Toronto-based creator/producer/distributor of kids content 9 Story Entertainment has announced its slate of new series and new episodes of returning series for MIP-TV 2013, taking places ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey Mouse to Star in New Disney 2D Shorts

Watch out all you young whippersnapper toons. Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks’s 85-year-old character, Mickey Mouse, is coming back in a new short-form series of 2D cartoons. You can sample ... Continue Reading →
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Luxology Prepares Modo 701 Release

CG and vfx software developer Luxology has announced the release of MODO 701. The company says this new major release of Modo will significantly enhance the modeling, sculpting, animation, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Showcases Robust Euro Slate

Last week, 56 animated projects from 20 European countries were the subject of panels, screenings and financing talks at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie, the co-production forum takes ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: Clone Wars’ Ends Run on Cartoon Network

Lucasfilm has announced that Star Wars: Clone Wars has ended its run on Cartoon Network. “As we enter into an exciting new era focused on the next Star Wars trilogy, Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →
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ARRI, Trixster Form Toon Alliance

Post-production house and global sales company ARRI has joined forces with vfx and animation studio Trixter to produce new animated feature projects. The companies, both based in Munich, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’ Goes on World Tour

The U.K.’s Komixx Entertainment Ltd. family entertainment company has announced four more international broadcasters for its successful kids’ series Toby’s Travelling ... Continue Reading →