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Three NFB Toons Head for LA Shorts Fest

The National Film Board of Canada’s animation production program will be represented at LA Shorts Fest (lashortsfest.com), taking place September 3-10, by three diverse films. The ... Continue Reading →
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4K Media Expands Eastern Europe ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ Deal

4K Media, the subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment that manages licensing and marketing for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, is expanding its longstanding collaboration with P. & R. Permissions ... Continue Reading →
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Job, Joris & Marieke’s ‘Otto’ Premiering at TIFF

Netherlands animation, illustration, design and music studio Job, Joris & Marieke has announced that their newest short film, (Otto), will have its premiere during the upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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CONtv LIVE Launches with Chicago Comic Con

CONtv LIVE, presented by Verizon, will launch this weekend, bringing VIP subscribers access to a virtual front-row seat to Wizard World’s Chicago Comic Con. The two-day livestream ... Continue Reading →
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MDC Inaugurates Animation & Gaming Complex

Miami Dade College in Florida will inaugurate the Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) at its Wolfson Campus on August 21 at 10:30 a.m. MAGIC will be the first facility ... Continue Reading →
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Phil Peterson Named Toon Boom Tech Advisor

Toon Boom Animation has named industry veteran Phil Peterson as technology advisor to the animation production software company. As part of his mandate, Peterson will evaluate and make ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights ‘Pinky Malinky’

Nickelodeon has greenlit 20 episodes of social-media influenced animated comedy Pinky Malinky, the next original toon set to join the channel’s growing roster of internationally culled ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Media Acquires Brown Bag Films

9 Story Media Group has acquired Brown Bag Films. With headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester and an office in Los Angeles, Brown Bag Films employ 170 creative and production ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Orders Season 10 for ‘Fairly OddParents’

Nickelodeon has greenlit a 10th season for the Emmy-winning animated series The Fairly OddParents. Created and executive produced by Butch Hartman, the show is the network’s third ... Continue Reading →
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Bob Bacon Departs Animation Exec Role at Paramount

Bob Bacon has left his job as executive VP of production for animation at Paramount amid an internal restructuring. Bacon’s duties will be overseen by Lee Rosenthal, president ... Continue Reading →