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Nick Jr. Says Shalom to Israel

Viacom Int’l Media Networks (VIMN) has announced that together with long-time local partner Ananey Communications it will launch its leading preschool channel Nick Jr. in Israel, ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on Cinequest Fest ’12

The organizers of the 22nd edition of the Cinequest Film Festival—an Academy Award qualifying festival for animated shorts—have given a first look at what visitors can expect from ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca, Imira and Inspidea Fly with ‘Bat Pat’

Italian studio Atlantyca, Spanish house Imira and Malyasia’s Inspidea are producing a new 52 x 11 minute series based on the best-selling children’s book series Bat Pat. The deal ... Continue Reading →
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Cookie Jar and Fremantle Stomp with ‘Ella the Elephant’

Cookie Jar Entertainment and FremantleMedia Enterprises have joined forces to launch the 26 X half-hour animated preschool show Ella the Elephant. The series is award-winning Ella The ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart Releases ‘Snow Queen’ Movie Trailer

Moscow- and Voronezh-based CG animation studio Wizart has released a trailer for its upcoming 3-D feature The Snow Queen. Based on the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, the ... Continue Reading →
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Nicktoons Debuts ‘Monsuno’ Feb. 23

Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons channel will launch its new action-adventure animated series Monsuno Thursday, February 23 at 8 p.m. (ET). The 52 x half-hour series focuses on a group of ... Continue Reading →
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CCTV Preps ‘Mr. Dragon’s Park’ for 2013

China’s CCTV Animation, Inc. together with production partners Dalian Tsanghao Digital Technology Co., Foxfield Entertainment and Studio CHOPS have announce the production of Mr. ... Continue Reading →
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Meet Mr. Robinson

Longtime Ottawa Animation Festival director Chris Robinson tells us about how he and his team put together a world-class, kick-ass toon event. Anyone who has attended Ottawa’s wonderful ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Is on Board HIT’s ‘Thomas & Friends’

HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening to Receive Walk of Fame Star

It’s hard to believe that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening still hasn’t received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, that wrong is going to be set right next Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →