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Pukeko and Grand Ent. Introduce ‘Apple Dog’

New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures (The WotWots) has signed a deal with China’s Grand Entertainment to provide creative and technical oversight on the new animated series, Apple Dog’s ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Celebrates ‘Smurfs’ Christmas, Annie Nods

Fans of Sony’s CG take on Peyo’s little blue heroes The Smurfs are in for a holiday treat this year as Sony Pictures Animation preps The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol for Cartoon Network! ... Continue Reading →
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‘Battlestar’ Spin-Off ‘Blood & Chrome’ Out in February

Universal Cable Productions and the much lauded producing team behind hit sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica will offer home audiences a new franchise spin-off feature titled Battlestar ... Continue Reading →
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This Month’s Home Entertainment Highlights

Futurama, Life & Times of Tim and Ted join The Simpsons and One Piece on our holiday DVD wish list this month.     Futurama: Volume 7 – [Fox, $29.98] Park your ... Continue Reading →
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40th Annie Nominations Reveal Cluttered Field

The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV ... Continue Reading →
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Alphanim Sells Three Shows to Starz

French studio Alphanim has sold three of its animated series to U.S. premium cable channel Starz. The studio has made key sales to Australia, South Korea, Eastern Europe and Finland. The ... Continue Reading →
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MDeC’s ‘Saladin’ to Screen on Toon Goggles

Online kids channel Toon Goggles has signed an agreement with Malaysia’s Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) to carry the animated action-adventure children’s series Saladin. ... Continue Reading →
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D3 to Get Down with ‘Croods: Prehistoric Party!’

D3Publisher has announced it will be bringing DreamWorks Animation’s new CG caveperson family to the videogame world with The Croods: Prehistoric Party! for Nintento’s Wii U, Wii, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vinni Puh’ Creator Fyodor Khitruk Dies

The Russian Animated Film Association announced on its website that Fyodor Khitruk, creator of the acclaimed and still beloved Vinni Puh (based on A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh) cartoons ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Places 13-eps ‘Murder Police’ Order

What do you get when you take one of the comedy brains behind Family Guy and the ultra popular crime drama genre and mix them up into one kooky toon? Fox TV is hoping the combo will ... Continue Reading →