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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 →
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Alphanim Rebrands as Gaumont Animation

French toon studio Alphanim, which was established in 1997 and has been part of the Gaumont Group since 2007, is being rebranded as Gaumont Animation. The first deal to be unveiled ... Continue Reading →
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Al Jazeera Children’s Channel to Offer Disney Content

Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) recently announced a new free TV agreement with Disney, Middle East and North Africa (MENA). JCC, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science ... Continue Reading →
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DQE’s ‘Jungle Book’ Wins Top TV Animation Prize

DQ Entertainment’s The Jungle Book won the Best Indian Animated TV Series Award at the Infocom/Assocham EME ceremony last weekend. Creative director Siddharth Vasudev, received the ... Continue Reading →
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Ireland’s Brown Bag Launches Digital Division

Dublin-based animation studio Brown Bag Films has launched a new digital division that will focus on the company’s tablet, mobile and web ventures as well as developing new IP. Digital ... Continue Reading →
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Smiley Guy to Produce ‘Captain Canuck’ Web Toon

Richard Comely and George Freeman’s popular comic-book hero Captain Canuck is being adapted into a five-part animated series by Toronto’s Smiley Guy Studios. The lead character ... Continue Reading →
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A Powerful ‘Oz’ Makes Lots of Green in Theaters

Disney’s much-anticipated prequel to The Wizard of Oz followed the yellow-brick road all the way to the top of the box office this past weekend. The Sam Raimi-directed feature delivered ... Continue Reading →
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South Korean Company Bids for Rhythm & Hues

JS Communications Co., a South Korean media company, has signed a letter of intent to buy financially-troubled VFX studio Rhythm & Hues, asking the bankruptcy court to handling ... Continue Reading →
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Summer Debuts on Disney XD for New ‘Hulk,’ ‘Avengers’

Two new Marvel animated series will premiere this summer on Disney XD, with Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. to debut Aug. 11 and Avengers Assemble on July 7. Here’s how Marvel ... Continue Reading →