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‘Steven Universe’ Gets New Toy Partners

Cartoon Network has signed on five new hardlines partners for its popular animated comedy/adventure Steven Universe. Funko, Just Toys International, PhatMojo, Toy Factory and Zag Toys ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Deals for ‘Rock Angels,’ Mattel, ‘Yoko,’ And More

MIPCOM has had its share of difficulties this year with flooding forcing the cancellation of the opening-night red carpet screening, but with that behind it the event is seeing plenty ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, Turner Team for ‘Cloudy’ Series

DHX Media has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise. The 26 x 22 mins. animated ... Continue Reading →
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Jamie Foxx Voicing Lead in ‘Groove Tails’

Oscar winning actor and Grammy winning performer Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Ray) has signed on to voice the lead role of “Biggz” in a new CG-animated family film titled ... Continue Reading →
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5th Corfu Animation Fest Celebrates Europe

The fifth edition of Be There! Corfu Animation Festival — taking place on the charming Greek island this October 15-18 — will present an overall theme and eight separate ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Plans Major Stop-Motion Retrospective

The Toronto International Film Festival (www.tiff.net) will be presenting a pan-genre retrospective on the art of stop-motion animation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, running ... Continue Reading →
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Pop Twist Takes on ‘Little Big Panda’

L.A.-based distributor Pop Twist Entertainment has taken on rights for 3D animated film Little Big Panda, on behalf of Benchmark Entertainment Picture Productions GmbH. Pop Twist will ... Continue Reading →
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Rainbow Acquires Bardel

Rainbow, the largest studio in Europe, has acquired Canadian animation studio Bardel. Rainbow is a content powerhouse with a presence in more than 150 countries through hit shows that ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag, Cyber Group Team on ‘Gilbert & Allie’

Brown Bag Films and Cyber Group Studios have launched production on Gilbert & Allie, a new 52 X 11 min. animated series that has been acquired by Disney Channel EMEA. Created and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Debuts New Halloween ‘Mickey’ Short

If you’re looking for an early animation Halloween treat, check out the new Mickey Mouse short titled “Black and White” debuting Oct. 2 at 9:25 on Disney Channel. The new episode ... Continue Reading →