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Hot Weekend for ‘Ted’, ‘Ice Age 4'

Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated talking teddy-bear movie, Ted brought in the big numbers at the U.S. box office this past weekend. The Universal release was the number-one release ... Continue Reading →
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Disney to Animate Marvel’s ‘Big Hero 6'

After several days of speculation by the media, Disney has confirmed that it’s in early development with Marvel on an animated movie based on its Big Hero 6 property. The comic-book ... Continue Reading →
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How to Build a Better Teddy Bear!

We shed light on how a seasoned team of vfx pros brought Seth MacFarlane’s misbehavin’ toy bear to animated life in the new comedy, Ted. Fans of Fox-TV’s Family Guy and American ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frankenweenie’ to Premiere at Austin’s Fantastic Fest

Tim Burton’s eagerly anticipated feature Frankenweenie will have its world premiere on September 20 at the 2012 Fantastic Festival, held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. ... Continue Reading →
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Little Airplane Flies with New ‘Small Potatoes’ App

Little Airplane Productions has partnered with social gaming platform Huzutech to create a new HTML5 app for its popular Small Potatoes Facebook page (www.facebook.com/thesmallpotatoes), ... Continue Reading →
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Brutal ‘Metalocalypse’ Plans for Comic-Con

Adult Swim will be hosting a massive fan concert featuring the Death Metal stars of hit show Metalocalypse, Dethklok, during the San Diego Comic-Con next month. The show is set to take ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ to Launch Console Channel

VIZ Media, the anime and manga giant, has announced plans to launch Neon Alley, a 24-hour anime channel featuring the world’s most popular titles set to debut on game consoles this ... Continue Reading →
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John Coates and the American Invasion

Twenty-twelve is shaping up to be such a year of plenty for high-profile animated features—originals, adaptations and franchise sequels—that it is starting to remind one of the ... Continue Reading →
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China’s Xing Xing Digital Buys Canada’s Rainmaker Ent.

Only a couple of days after the departure of president Catherine Winder from Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment, the company was sold to China’s Xing Xing Digital Corp. The assets ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids’ ‘Waybuloo’ Flies to More Territories

Zodiak Kids, Zodiak Media Group’s children’s production and distribution arm has found new homes for its long-running pre-school show, Waybuloo. ABC Australia has picked up the ... Continue Reading →