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TV5MONDE, Dish to Launch French Channel in U.S.

Global digital French-language network TV5MONDE has reached an agreement with Dish Network LLC to launch the first ever French-language channel devoted to children’s programming in ... Continue Reading →
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Gateway’s ‘Saving Santa’ Recruits More Star Voices

Gateway Films’ British animated feature Saving Santa has announced the addition of British actors Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), Noel Clarke and Tim Curry to the project. According ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Mag Honors 75 Years of Disney Toons

The spring issue of Disney fans’ twenty-three magazine pays tribute to the legacy and influence of Disney’s animated films. The official Disney fan club takes readers on a colorful ... Continue Reading →
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When Snow White Scared Young Roy Disney

The late Roy E. Disney ranks very high on the short-list of people who worked to make the animation industry what it is today. He was born into the business, of course: his father was ... Continue Reading →
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Smith Micro and Wacom Announce New Partnership

Smith Micro Software and Wacom have announced a partnership to bring the ease of multi-touch functionality to animators and digital artists. The first in a series of exclusive releases ... Continue Reading →
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‘Morning Stroll,’ ‘Robots of Brixton’ Win Sundance Prizes

Two animated shorts are among the latest prize winners at this year’s Sundance Festival. Grant Orchard’s acclaimed animated short A Morning Stroll, which was nominated for Best ... Continue Reading →
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Warner to Release New ‘LEGO Ninjago’ DVD

Warner Home Video and The LEGO Group will release the feature length DVD Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu on March 27, 2012 (priced at $14.97). The animated DVD movie follows four ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jelly Jamm’ Is Sweet Performer on RTVE

Since its debut in September, Vodka Capital and 737 Shaker’s colorful CG-animated preschool show Jelly Jamm has built a solid audience on Cartoonito and Discovery Kids across Latin ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Hosts Happy Hour at Kidscreen Summit

Women In Animation International is buying the first round of wine, courtesy of Toon Boom, the leader in animation technology, at Kidscreen Summit in New York on Friday February 10. The ... Continue Reading →
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Random House, Sesame Workshop Partner for Digital Pubs

Random House Children’s Books and Sesame Workshop have announced the launch of a new digital publishing initiative focused on early learning and reading readiness. Select titles from ... Continue Reading →