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CN Greenlights Fifth Seasons of ‘Steven Universe,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa’

Cartoon Network has re-upped two of its hit original animated series for fifth seasons, with Cartoon Network Studios’ Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa returning next season along ... Continue Reading →
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‘Finding Dory’ Full Cast & Character Roster Revealed

Disney-Pixar has fished out the full voice cast roster and character list for its long-awaited sequel, Finding Dory, which swims into theaters June 17. Directed by Andrew Stanton — ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Scores New Commissions for Three Toons

DHX Media is heading into the MIPTV market flush with new commissions for three of its animated series: Chuck’s Choice has been commissioned by YTV Canada, and has already been licensed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha’ Makes Friends with Free-to-Air Broadcasters

Animated hit Masha and the Bear continues its march to global conquest with a raft of broadcasting deals that give the show free-to-air coverage in Europe, Asia and North America. Masha ... Continue Reading →
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‘Empire of Corpses’ Anime Coming to NorAm

Funimation Films has opened up advance ticket sales for the English dub release of The Empire of Corpses. The first in a three-part movie series based on novels by award-winning writer ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Through the Looking Glass’ Trailer Hits FB

Disney has released a new trailer for its upcoming sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass, packed to the gills with shots of fantastical CG characters, locales and effects. The spot ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2016: Virtual Reality Games

Virtual Reality buzz permeated the 2016 GDC. Market analyst PitchBook reported that investors poured over $4 billion into VR startups since 2010, for over 200 developers and a dozen ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Announces ‘Kody Kapow,’ More ‘Ruff-Ruff’

NBCU’s 24-hour preschool network Sprout has announced the newest addition to its original series portfolio: Kody Kapow. The animated series is set to debut in early 2017 and will ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Documentaries Reflect on Great East Japan Quake

The Fukushima prefectural government last month released a series of animated documentaries based on true stories and depicting events that took place after the 2011 Great East Japan ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Opens Registration, Character Design Contest

Registration is now open for the 2016 edition of leading computer graphics conference and exhibit SIGGRAPH. This year’s event, running under the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” ... Continue Reading →