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Raimo Kouyate Leaving as Sony Animation Exec

Sony Pictures Animation production president Michelle Raimo Kouyate is stepping down from her post to take on a first-look producing deal for both live-action and animated projects ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 3′ Gets China Co-Pro Status

The government of China has granted co-production status to DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3, giving it greater access to the nation’s cinemas. According to the State ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Media Racks Up Latin America Sales

9 Story Media Group has announced several free-TV sales within Latin America coming out of NATPE. TV Brasil has licensed the first season of Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood; Canal ... Continue Reading →
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Picture Box Inks Global Broadcast Deals

Toronto-based Picture Box Distribution announces a number of sales for its kids’ series slate to international broadcasters. Junior TV in Italy has picked up animated fare Yup ... Continue Reading →
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KCET Hosts ‘Space Racers’ Screening in L.A.

As part of its year of 50th anniversary celebrations, Southern and Central California’s independent public television station KCET will host a free family screening of its animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life’ Comes to Home Video Libraries

One of the major animated features of 2014 comes to home video this week with the release of The Book of Life (Fox, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $39.99 Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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Geronimo’s ‘Nelly & Nora’ Attracts International Interest

Irish animation company Geronimo Productions is gearing up for the premiere of its new preschool series Nelly & Nora on RTEjr February 2. Ahead of the launch, the charming 2D series ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Movie’ Wins PGA Award for Animated Feature

It may have been overlooked by the Academy Awards, but The LEGO Movie is tops with the Producers Guild of America. The Warner Bros. film took the top honor for producer Dan Lin in the ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO and WB Build Scooby-Doo Line

The LEGO Group has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to create a line of LEGO building sets inspired by classic animated series Scooby-Doo. Five brand new sets will bring ... Continue Reading →
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Nippon Animation Announces ‘Sinbad’

One of Japan’s oldest working animation studios, Nippon Animation, has announced a partnership with effects company Shirogumi to produce a new toon take on the Arabian Nights tales ... Continue Reading →