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Sales for ‘Poppy Cat,’ ‘Ben and Holly,’ ‘Oscar’s Oasis’

Here’s the word on three of the most-recent animated series sales from around the globe: • Coolabi has secured a terrestrial broadcast deal for Poppy Cat with CITV in the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Stock Slips After Goldman Sachs Downgrade

DreamWorks Animation’s stock troubles continued this week as Goldman Sachs downgraded the company’s stock to sell based on weak ticket sales for Puss in Boots and soft DVD ... Continue Reading →
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‘Underworld,’ ‘Red Tails’ and ‘FMA’ Take on ‘Beauty’

A pair of visual-effects-heavy battle movies from completely different ends of the spectrum take on Mark Wahlberg’s Contraband and the 3D release of Beauty and the Beast at the ... Continue Reading →
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Smith, Hogan Advance ‘Bone’ Comic Adaptation

Few comics have made as much impact in the past 20 years — or been as difficult to get going in Hollywood — as Jeff Smith’s Bone. But now the self-published success story ... Continue Reading →
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High School Pranks with Joe Barbera

I can almost hear the voice of a reader somewhere out there saying, “Joe Barbera again?” Well, yes, actually. Out of the hundreds and hundreds of interviews in my files, I have ... Continue Reading →
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3D Society Gives Scorsese Lloyd Award for ‘Hugo’

The success of the 3D movie Hugo has earned filmmaker Martin Scorsese the 2012 Harold Lloyd Award from the International 3D Society in Hollywood. Scorsese will receive the Society’s ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Renews PSA License for ‘Geronimo Stilton’

Animation star Geronimo Stilton will continue to be the face of public service campaign to teach children in Italy to use the internet safely, under a new deal between Atlantyca Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Rolls Out Web Comedy ‘Goodwin vs. Badwin’

Goodwin vs. Badwin, a series of animated comedy shorts created by Joshua Bowen of the Style 5 boutique animation studio and former Fox adult animation development exec Peter Burton, ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘My Little Pony’ Debuts on DVD Feb. 28

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is coming to DVD with the Feb. 28 release of The Friendship Express. The disc contains five episodes and will be released by Shout! Factory in collaboration ... Continue Reading →
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TeleFutura to Air ‘Family Guy’ in Spanish in U.S.

TeleFutura, a broadcast network owned by Univision, is airing for the first time in the United States the long-running animated series Family Guy in Spanish. Univision announced the ... Continue Reading →