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‘Toot the Tiny Tugboat’ Chugs off to U.K.

Turner Broadcasting has picked up the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ new animated preschool series Toot the Tiny Tugboat. The show will launch on the company’s Cartoonito ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Distribution Takes on ‘Baby Genius’

Genius Brands International has named PBS Distribution as the home entertainment licensing partner for the award-winning Baby Genius library, which boasts more than 500 songs and 125 ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks-Hasbro Merger On Hold

DreamWorks Animation might consider changing its motto to “always a bridesmaid, never a bride” after merger talks with Hasbro halted Friday after the toymaker’s stock slid on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dumb’ Tops Weekend; Disney Gross Hits $4B Worldwide

Comedy won the weekend battle, but animation and visual effects are proving to be the fuel that’s propelling growth in the global box office war. Universal’s comedy sequel ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Dos Corazones’ ‘Max & Me’

Fans of animation say the medium can do anything live action can. And increasingly those arguments are being put to the test, as in the case of Max & Me, an animated feature in ... Continue Reading →
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Legendary TV Producer Glen A. Larson Dies

Glen A. Larson, one of television’s most prolific producers of sci-fi and fantasy programming, died Nov. 14 of esophageal cancer. He was 77. Larson is best known for working as ... Continue Reading →
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The Foundry Acquires Made With Mischief

Award winning software creator The Foundry is expanding its market reach while bolstering its tech strength with the acquisition of Made With Mischief. The company’s flagship ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery Nucleus Preps Gaming Exhibition, ‘Big Hero 6′ Panel

Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA (gallerynucleus.com) will this Saturday, Nov. 15 open a new exhibition called Roll the Dice, and present an artist panel and signing for The Art of Big ... Continue Reading →
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DC’s LEGO Heroes Take on the Bizarro League Feb. 10

Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment and The LEGO Group have announced a new animated feature movie, LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League, coming to home ... Continue Reading →
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‘Playmobil’ Joins Toy-to-Film Bandwagon

News out of AFM brings tidings that the classic tyke-targeted Playmobil toy brand is the latest to pursue a big-screen feature film adaptation. Paris-based ON Entertainment has secured ... Continue Reading →