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PBS Kids Offers New ‘Daniel Tiger’ App

PBS Kids is getting kids ready for the premiere of its new animated series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on September 3 with the launch of a new tie-in app. Created for iOS devices ... Continue Reading →
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Luxology Ships NPR Kit for modo

Luxology has released its new NPR Kit for modo – a non-photorealistic rendering package that allows expressive, hand-drawn looks and animations to be achieved in 3D renderings. With ... Continue Reading →
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Russian Channel Censors ‘Itchy and Scratchy’

It looks like Russians are not going to be able to enjoy the super-violent Itchy & Scratchy segments on The Simpsons, thanks to a new law banning displays of violence, drinking ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky and the Road to Transylvania

Animation Renaissance man Tom Sito has a stock line he uses whenever he gives talks: he wonders what happened to the years in between, “Hey, kid, sharpen these pencils for me,” ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Nabs U.K Licensing for ‘Knights of Valour’

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured the U.K. licensing rights to the new 3D animated feature Justin and the Knights of Valour which the firm’s theatrical division will distribute ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Clone Wars’ Returns for 5th Season

Fans of Cartoon Network/Lucasfilm Animation’s popular animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars can mark September 29 as the big date  on their calendars. That’s when the show ... Continue Reading →
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Win Tickets for Sony’s ‘Open Season’ Screening/Panel

We have five pair of tickets for the special screening of Sony Pictures Animation’s 2006 feature Open Season on September 5th, right on the studio’s historic lot in Culver City, ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Launches Interactive Unit

Burbank-based animation studio Bento Box Entertainment has launched Bento Box Interactive, a new venture that specializes in the creation of distribution of digitally enhanced e-books ... Continue Reading →
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Hicks Is Nick’s New President of Content/Production

Russell Hicks, a 14-year Nickelodeon veteran and its Chief Creative Officer since 2008, has been named to the new position of President, Content Development and Production for the Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Enter Four Pics in Oscar Race

Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying ... Continue Reading →