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Animation Block Party Spotlight: Part 3

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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KidsPlant Sows ‘Bolts & Blip’ in Benelux

Dutch company KidsPlant Distribution has been appointed by Redrover and ToonBox Entertainment as a European licensing agent for their 3-D animated TV series, Bolts & Blip. The deal ... Continue Reading →
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BabyFirst to Air Bilingual ‘Mili y Molo’

BabyFirst Americas, a leading TV network for babies, toddlers and their parents on Comcast cable systems, has picked up the bilingual educational toon Mili y Molo from New York’s ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Offers More Info on Animation Tax Break

The U.K. government formally opened its consultation on a proposed tax break program for high-end TV productions, animation projects and video games. The Treasury Secretary George Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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AniMazSpot Plans UPA and ‘Mr. Magoo’ Tribute

L.A.’s mini-animation festival AniMazSpot 2012 (September 10 – 16) has announced that it will divide its events between the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale and the modern Woodbury ... Continue Reading →
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‘Madagascar 3' Rules the Box Office Again

The traveling Zoosters of DreamWorks’ Madagascar 3 showed some excellent staying power this weekend, landing at the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row. The third outing for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ to Unspool at Giffoni

European audiences can’t get enough of Scrat and his buddies. Fox’s fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise has been selected to premiere at the Italian Giffoni Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Paperman’ to Screen with ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

Disney has announced that its acclaimed new short Paperman will premiere with Wreck-It Ralph on November 2, 2012. Directed by John Kahrs and produced by Kristina Reed, this groundbreaking ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, CalArts Educational Program Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

This weekend, Sony Pictures Media Arts Program will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its program which provides arts and media education to underserved youth, along with partners ... Continue Reading →