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Frederator Signs 77 New Channels

Channel Frederator Network is continuing its steady takeover of the digital animation distribution sphere by signing on 77 new channels in May, including HBruna and KawaiiPiranha. Frederator ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Pig Goat Banana Cricket’ Premieres July 18

Independent comic-book collaborators Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan have teamed up to create and co-executive produce Pig Goat Banana Cricket, a new comedy series for kids debuting July ... Continue Reading →
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‘April,’ ‘Cosmos’ Top Annecy Awards

Another Annecy festival is in the books, with the announcement of the awards for the 2015 edition of the animation festival in France. The feature film April and the Extraordinary World ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out’ Opens to $91M, 2nd to ‘Jurassic’ Juggernaut

It’s rare that a Pixar film doesn’t open atop the weekend box office rankings, but Jurassic World is shaping up to be a rare phenomenon. Inside Out exceeded expectations ... Continue Reading →
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First Trailer for DreamWorks’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

The first trailer has been rolled out for DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3. Returning voice cast members include Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Teases New ‘Dragons’ Series, Debuting June 26 on Netflix

The Dragons are back, and they’re coming exclusively to Netflix. DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge is a new series that will premiere June 26 with 13 full episodes that follow ... Continue Reading →
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E3 2015: The Excitement is Back!

Long ago, in ancient history (about 2005), E3 was the hottest show of the year, with more than 70,000 attendees, giant industry “islands” and lots of buzz and press coverage. Sometime ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Series ‘We Bare Bears’ Debuts July 27 on CN

The animated comedy series We Bare Bears will premiere July 27 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. The Cartoon Network Studios series will air in a regular timeslot of Thursdays ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Legend Eric Goldberg to Teach at USC

Veteran animator Eric Goldberg has joined the USC School of Cinematic Arts’ John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts. Goldberg will teach classes on the fundamentals of ... Continue Reading →
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Culture Shocks Abound in Trailer for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

Drac’s back in a new trailer for Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming feature sequel Hotel Transylvania 2. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: Drac’s pack is back for ... Continue Reading →