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‘South Park’ Shrinks Upcoming Fall Season

Trey Parker and Matt Stone are reducing the number of South Park episodes from the usual 14 episodes split into two mini-seasons of 7 to one complete season of 10 episodes, beginning ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Matt Groening & David Silverman

The Simpsons creator and long-time director/producer discuss crafting the property’s first theatrical short. Last summer, family audiences settling down in theaters to enjoy Fox/Blue ... Continue Reading →
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Imira, Zumbastico Partner on ‘Horatio’

Spanish youth programming production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has partnered with independent Chilean house Zumbastico Studios (formerly Sólo por las Niñas) to ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Launches Multiplatform ‘Max Steel’

The newest superhero IP from Mattel, Max Steel, will be kicking off his global, multiplatform adventures in March with the debut of its CG animated series on Disney XD in the U.S. and ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Unveils Busy 2013-2014 Season

Opting for road-show presentations to key clients and partners instead of the traditional upfront presentation, Cartoon Network has announced a dozen new productions and many returning ... Continue Reading →
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VFX House Framestore Launches Montreal Studio

Oscar-winning visual effects and multiplatform content company, Framestore has opened a new office in Montreal. The Canadian studio is the fourth link in Framestore’s global chain, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dude, That’s My Ghost’ Arrives on Disney XD

French animation studio Alphanim has finalized deals with Disney XD Latin America and Disney Southeast Asia for its clever new animated series Dude, That’s My Ghost! (52 x 11’). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Wins Producers Guild Award

Ralph is finally a winner. Disney’s popular animated feature Wreck-It Ralph, about an 8-bit videogame baddie who wants to change his life, was the winner of the Best Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Official: Abrams to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Pic

While the news was leaked on Thursday, Lucasfilm and Disney both confirmed that J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek) will direct the next episode of the beloved sci-fi franchise Star Wars: ... Continue Reading →
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Five Projects Nominated For French Cesars

France’s Academy of Technical Arts and Sciences nominated five well-received animated titles for this year’s Cesars, the country’s equivalent of the Oscars. Unlike the Academy ... Continue Reading →