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+ Catalan animation producer/distributor Neptuno Films has closed a raft of sales for its slate of long lived toon series. Dougie in Disguise and Connie the Cow have sold to Cinetel ... Continue Reading →
LumenRT 4.1 Studio

E-on Releases LumenRT 4.1 Studio

Oregon-based 3D Immersive Nature technologies developer E-on Software has announced the immediate availability of LumenRT 4.1 Studio, a comprehensive system for transforming 3D models ... Continue Reading →

Nathan Love Animates National Geo Promo

Nathan Love director Jim McKenzie has delivered an evocative, nostalgic promo for National Geographic Channel’s The 80s: The Decade That Made Us miniseries. A rousing contrast to ... Continue Reading →

Retro Fever: ‘Fraggle Rock’ and ‘Taz’ on DVD

There are several fun new animated and puppet-driven series making their debut on DVD/Blu-ray this week that should put everyone in the right retro summer mood. First up, how can you ... Continue Reading →

Shotgun Announces Product Overhaul for Version 5.0

Production management system Shotgun Software is offering a complete product overhaul with its new 5.0 version. The release encompasses production tracking, scheduling, review and approval, ... Continue Reading →

Chapman Responds to Misguided Merida Makeover

Brenda Chapman, the Oscar-winning writer and director of Brave has responded to Disney’s recent makeover of the film’s lead character Princess Merida. In conjunction with adding ... Continue Reading →

Hideaki Voices the New Miyazaki Movie

Japanese director and animator Anno Hideaki (Neon Genesis Evangelion) will voice the lead character Horikoshi Jiro in this summer’s Miyazaki movie Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises). According ... Continue Reading →

Disney Junior to Air ‘Sofia the First’ Weeknights

Disney Junior plans to air its popular animated series Sofia the First weeknights at 7 p.m. and weekends at 5:30 p.m., beginning June 10. The Hollywood Reporter says the show will also ... Continue Reading →

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ to Shoot in the U.K.

Lucasfilm announced on Friday that production of Star Wars: Episode VII will take place in the United Kingdom. All of the six previous live-action Star Wars movies have included U.K. ... Continue Reading →

DHX Media Sets Up Three YouTube Pay Channels

Kids Media powerhouse DHX Media launched three dedicated paid YouTube family channels this week: DHX Kids, DHX Junior and DHX Retro were there of the premiere content partners selected ... Continue Reading →