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Voices Announced for DreamWorks ‘B.O.O.,’ ‘Penguins’

There is a lot of news coming out of DreamWorks. We’re just happy that this one doesn’t have to do with the performances of Turbo or the company’s stocks or the departure ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO Plans a ‘Simpsons’ Line for 2014

As if you didn’t know already, Matt Groening’s long-running animated series The Simpsons will be entering its 25th Season next year. As part of the big quarter century celebration, ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes

+ Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has appointed seasoned marketing exec Jennifer Ansley to the new positions of Vice President, Marketing & Communications. Ansley will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Gets Spooky with ‘Smurfy Hollow’

An all-new animated mini-movie featuring Peyo’s beloved little blue crew will hit shelves this fall as Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy ... Continue Reading →
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David Levy Promoted to President of TBS

David Levy, Turner Broadcasting System’s president of sales, distribution and sports has been promoted to the president of the cabler as former chair and CEO Phil Kent prepares ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sword in Stone’ Blu-ray Offers Alternative Opening

If you happen to check out the new Blu-ray edition of Disney’s classic animated feature The Sword in the Stone which comes out on Tuesday (Aug. 6) you’ll be able to check out an ... Continue Reading →
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‘Castle in the Sky’ Telecast Causes New Twitter Record

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1986 feature Castle in the Sky is still able to cause a fan frenzy in Japan. On August 2, Twitter users in Japan set a new world record of 143,199 tweets per ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Chief Marketing Officer Departs

In a regulatory filing Monday, DreamWorks Animation announced that chief marketing officer Anne Globe has decided to leave the studio immediately, according to The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →

Crest Animation Declares Layoffs ‘Temporary’

In declaration circulated by Equity Bull, India’s Crest Animation Studios–which produced the CG animated wolf pack buddy comedy Alpha & Omega for Lionsgate–has ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki Pic Continues to Stir Auds in Japan

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film The Wind Rises, which opened in Japan on July 20, continues to divide audiences in the country. The pic offers a fictional take on the life of Jiro ... Continue Reading →