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Disney Asia Picks Up ‘Lakebottom’ Season 2

9 Story Media Group has licensed the 26 x 22 second season of animated comedy Camp Lakebottom to Disney Channels Asia — which includes Southeast Asia, South Korea,Taiwan and Hong ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hobbit’ Opens Strong Abroad; ‘Exodus’ Tops Domestic

The visual-effects epics dominated the weekend box office in a relatively quiet week prior to the holiday surge The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is expected to bring next week. The ... Continue Reading →
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Gutierrez Reacts to Globes’ ‘Book of Life’ Nom

It took a bit to get to us, but writer and director Jorge Gutierrez has spoken up about the Golden Globes’ nomination of The Book of Life for Best Animated Feature: “Like ... Continue Reading →
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Gold Titles Set for Free Comic Book Day 2015

The Free Comic Book Day Committee has selected the twelve Gold Sponsor comic book titles for the comic book industry’s most anticipated annual event, Free Comic Book Day. FCBD ... Continue Reading →
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APSA Names ‘Kaguya’ Top Animated Feature

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards gave its Best Animated Feature Film honor to The Tale of Princess Kaguya. Produced by Yoshiaki Nishimura and directed by Isao Takahata, this is the first ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: FLIX, ‘Ella Bella Bingo,’ ‘Zou,’ ‘Gadget’

The Foundry, a global provider of award-winning creative software, has appointed SDLC as worldwide business development partner for FLIX. FLIX is The Foundry’s web-based software ... Continue Reading →
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Five Toon Features Nominated for Golden Globe

Nominees were announced today for the 72nd Annual Golden Globes Awards, including five Best Animated Feature contenders. The nominated films are: • Big Hero 6 (Disney) • The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Forces ‘Panda 3′ to Reschedule

DreamWorks Animation has pushed back the release of Kung Fu Panda 3 to March 18, 2016, vacating the Christmas slot that would have had it open five days after Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This ... Continue Reading →
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Hearst Buys Into AwesomenessTV

DreamWorks Animation has sold a 25 percent stake in AwesomenessTV to Hearst Corporation for $81.25 million. Hearst Corp. will partner with DreamWorks Animation to grow AwesomenessTV, ... Continue Reading →
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Awesome Dudeness Presents Animation Dance Party

YouTube channel Awesome Dudeness is kicking off its inaugural year by hosting a fun online competition: the Animation Dance Party. Submissions are open to animation students and amateur ... Continue Reading →