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Del Toro Delivers Halloween ‘Simpsons’ Opener

What better way to kick off The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror XXIV” Halloween special than an opening created by everyone’s favorite monster maker Guillermo del Toro. ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Releases ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Novel and Picture Book

VIZ Media celebrates the 25th Anniversary of director Hayao Miyazaki’s popular animated movie My Neighbor Totoro with a special tie-in novel and picture book on October 1st. Published ... Continue Reading →
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Komixx Ent. and MacKinnon & Saunders Form New Studio

UK animation studios Komixx Entertainment and Mackinnon & Saunders have partnered to launch a new digital 2D animation studio. Mackinnon & Saunders Digital will be based in ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate Media Launches Distribution Arm

U.K.-based indie animation company Silvergate Media is launching its own TV distribution arm, to be led by new SVP Global TV Distribution & Consumer Products (Americas & France), ... Continue Reading →
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New Media News Bytes

+ Adult Swim, the mature auds-targeted basic cable network, has launched live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app for iOS and Android. The launch ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘South Park,’ ‘Family Guy’ ‘Geronimo Stilton’

The animation DVD elves must be in town this week, because there are plenty of animated releases begging for our collective attention. Don’t they know the new TV fall season has ... Continue Reading →
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Vernon to Direct Rogen’s ‘Sausage Party’ for Sony

Sony is throwing a Sausage Party, a new raunchy animated movie written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir. The pic will be directed and produced by talented ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Release ‘Approved for Adoption’ in Nov.

Indie animation distributor and producer GKIDS will release the acclaimed animated documentary Approved for Adoption on Nov. 8 in New York (at the Angelika Film Center) and on Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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16th Pokemon Movie to Premiere on CN in Oct.

The 2013 feature Pokemon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened will premiere on Cartoon Network on Oct. 19th at 12:30 p.m. The film will was originally released in Japan as Pocket ... Continue Reading →
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Sardine and Gamerizon Get Ready for ‘Ninja Challenge’

Montreal-based Sardine Productions and co-producers Gamerizon Studio have signed a production deal with TELETOON Canada Inc. to produce the new animated series Chop Chop Ninja Challenge, ... Continue Reading →