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Imira Acquires Classic Claymated Toon ‘Koki’

Spanish youth series Imira has added the classic clay-animated series Koki to its growing third-party slate as it looks to boost its library of programming for European and global markets. The ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon to Debut New ‘Fairly Odd Christmas’ Movie

Nickelodeon plans to premiere A Fairly Odd Christmas, a new original live-action CG TV movie on November 29, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). The movie, based on the popular animated TV series The ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks ‘Guardians’ Brings in $32.4 Million

The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to DreamWorks Animation and the band of legendary childhood heroes featured in Rise of the Guardians. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Amazing World of Gumball’ Wins BAFTA Honors

Cartoon Network’s acclaimed series The Amazing World of Gumball took home the BAFTA Award for Best Animation on Sunday (Nov. 25). Created by Ben Bocquelet, the hit series is exec ... Continue Reading →
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Flying Bark Launches ‘Maya the Bee’ Movie

Australia’s Flying Bark Productions announced that it’s working on a new animated feature based on the popular Maya the Bee character. The 3-D stereoscopic feature, co-produced ... Continue Reading →
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KidsCo Picks Up Five Nelvana Toons

International children’s channel KidsCo has licensed a slate of new content from Nelvana, including Beyblade, Grossology, Rolie Polie Olie, Jacob Two-Two and Babar. The content acquired ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bolts & Blip’ Lands in Benelux and Poland

ToonBox and Redrover’s popular stereoscopic 3-D series Bolts & Blip has two new broadcast partners for the Benelux and Polish territories. Netherlands-based Sub-Distributor KidsPlant ... Continue Reading →
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Stop Motion Casts a Spell on SpongeBob

How the talented team at Screen Novelties brought a familiar 2D toon to 3D life in It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! special. You can call it the Rankin-Bass legacy—the reason we tend ... Continue Reading →
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Komixx Opens U.S. Office

U.K. family entertainment media company Komixx Entertainment Ltd.—makers of the new kids’ animated series Toby’s Travelling Circus, and partner company with Random House Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Premieres ‘Bleach: Hell Verse’ on Neon Alley

North American anime and manga giant VIZ Media will be premiering the latest feature from the Bleach canon—Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse—exclusively on its 24-hour subscription channel ... Continue Reading →