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iPi Motion Capture 2 to Showcase at Machinima

Russia’s iPi Soft, developers of advanced markerless motion-capture software technology, are planning a big (virtual) presence at this week’s 2012 Machinima Expo (Nov. 16-18)—the ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Hefferon Named President of Rainmaker Ent.

Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed veteran feature film and television executive Michael Hefferon as president and executive producer, it was announced by Craig Graham, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Matt Hatter Chronicles’ Finds a Home on TVNZ

New Zealand’s national broadcaster, TVNZ has ordered the first season of the new adventure comedy series Matt Hatter Chronicles for its free commercial channel TV2. The 26 x 30-minute ... Continue Reading →
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Skyreader Launches New Self-Publishing Platform

Skyreader Media, the Toronto-based children’s app developer has introduced Skyreader Studio, its new proprietary self-publishing platform in open beta. The Studio is expected to officially ... Continue Reading →
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KIDO’Z Teams Up With Toon Goggles

Online kids channel Toon Goggles, an innovative entertainment profile that provides viewing data to content producers, has teamed up with KIDO’Z, which develops child-safe digital ... Continue Reading →
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CW Taps Berlanti, Plec for ‘Tomorrow People’ Redo

Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec, who first collaborated on Dawson’s Creek, are teaming up to adapt the ‘70s Brit sci-fi drama The Tomorrow People for the CW, says The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →
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Ninja Turtles to Rock Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nickelodeon has announced that for the first time ever the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will come out of their shells (at least metaphorically) and join in the festivities at the 86th ... Continue Reading →
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Jamie Voris Promoted to CTO at Disney

Disney Chairman Alan Horn announced that Jamie Voris has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer, reporting to studio President Alan Bergman. Voris will oversee the development and ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Director Margaret Nichols Dies at 82

Veteran animator and director Margaret Nichols has passed away at the age of 82, reports Big Cartoon Database. The former executive board member of The Animation Guild from 1980 to ... Continue Reading →
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Sanders Studio Offers ‘Rise of the Guardians’ Art

Fans of DreamWorks’ beautifully animated feature Rise of the Guardians can now buy some of the exquisite artwork created for the project from Sanders Art Studio. Sanders, a leading ... Continue Reading →