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Iger Extends Disney Contract for 15 More Months

Disney Company CEO Robert Iger has added another 15 months to his contract after deciding against running for governor of California, says The Hollywood Reporter. Although Iger never ... Continue Reading →
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Nottingham, Saban Make Plans for ‘Sendokai’

Audiovisual entertainment agency Nottingham Forest has announced its animated import Sendokai Champions will air on Saban’s Vortexx block on The CW in the U.S. during the 2013-14 ... Continue Reading →
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Bugs Bunny & Friends to Rock the Hollywood Bowl

Nothing says summer has officially arrived in Los Angeles better than enjoying a family concert under the stars at the city’s historic Hollywood Bowl venue. Toon lovers get a ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic, Sticky Pictures Set Sail with ‘Pirate Express’

Canadian studio Atomic Cartoons and Australia’s Sticky Pictures are hoisting the mizzenmast and starting production on 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11) of Atomic’s original ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Promotes Megan Casey, Claudia Spinelli

Nickelodeon Animation has made two major promotions for its Stateside operations, SVP of current series Rich Magallanes announced today. Megan Casey, executive in charge of Teenage ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Ups Fasulo to SVP of Movie Marketing

The Nickelodeon Group has promoted Andrea Fasulo to the post of senior VP of of retail and movie marketing. In her new role, Fasulo will be responsible for leading marketing initiatives ... Continue Reading →
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Theater Murals in Japan Showcase 21 Ghibli Movies

Hugo Ozman of Twitchfilm.com reports that giant murals have been unveiled in 26 theaters across Japan today celebrating images from 21 Studio Ghibli features made between 1984 and 2013. ... Continue Reading →
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The Gru Next Door: Building ‘Despicable Me 2'

Universal/Illumination’s acclaimed anti-hero returns to the big screen in the 3-D summer sequel Despicable Me 2. Three years ago, when Despicable Me was heading into U.S. theaters, ... Continue Reading →
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Kabillion Launches on Xfinity App

Free kids’ video on demand network Kabillion, a subsidiary of Moonscoop LLC ranked in the top 10 in the U.S., has announced its launch on Comcast’s Xfinity TV Player app–which ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Beattie Upped at Tiger Aspect, Hidalgo Joins Turner EMEA

London-based Tiger Aspect (an Endemol Company) has announced Tom Beattie has been promoted to the position of Head of Animation and Children’s Programming at the studio. Since ... Continue Reading →