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MDC Inaugurates Animation & Gaming Complex

Miami Dade College in Florida will inaugurate the Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) at its Wolfson Campus on August 21 at 10:30 a.m. MAGIC will be the first facility ... Continue Reading →
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Phil Peterson Named Toon Boom Tech Advisor

Toon Boom Animation has named industry veteran Phil Peterson as technology advisor to the animation production software company. As part of his mandate, Peterson will evaluate and make ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights ‘Pinky Malinky’

Nickelodeon has greenlit 20 episodes of social-media influenced animated comedy Pinky Malinky, the next original toon set to join the channel’s growing roster of internationally culled ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Media Acquires Brown Bag Films

9 Story Media Group has acquired Brown Bag Films. With headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester and an office in Los Angeles, Brown Bag Films employ 170 creative and production ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Orders Season 10 for ‘Fairly OddParents’

Nickelodeon has greenlit a 10th season for the Emmy-winning animated series The Fairly OddParents. Created and executive produced by Butch Hartman, the show is the network’s third ... Continue Reading →
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Bob Bacon Departs Animation Exec Role at Paramount

Bob Bacon has left his job as executive VP of production for animation at Paramount amid an internal restructuring. Bacon’s duties will be overseen by Lee Rosenthal, president ... Continue Reading →
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Welch Tapped as Digital Domain President

Digital Domain has added as president 30-year VFX veteran O.D. Welch, who will manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations at the studio’s locations in Playa Vista and Vancouver. Welch ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar Adds Licensees for ‘BING’

Acamar Films’ and its licensing agent The Licensing Company have signed two key partners for its award-winning preschool property BING. Woodmansterne and Rainbow Productions will ... Continue Reading →
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WB Plans All-Animated ‘Scooby’ Flick

Warner Bros. has announced plans to produce an animated feature take on Hanna-Barbera’s classic toon Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?. Tony Cervone, whose toon town credits include ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Details ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Gigantic,’ ‘Finding Dory’ and More at D23

Disney promised big news this past weekend at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, and certainly delivered with plenty of tips on the company’s upcoming animation projects. Here’s the ... Continue Reading →