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Wild Bunch to Pitch ‘Playmobil’ at Toronto

France’s Wild Bunch plans to launch its animated Playmobil feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. According to reports, Wild Bunch is in advanced negotiations with a ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Sets Cartoon d’Or, Tributes Nominees

Cartoon Forum has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cartoon d’Or as well as the companies vying for the 2015 Cartoon Tributes. The six nominees for the Cartoon d’Or 2015 are: A ... Continue Reading →
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XD Picks Up ‘Fangbone’ in Multiple Territories

DHX Media has inked broadcast deals with Disney XD channels for its animated fantasy series Fangbone! (50 x 11), recently commissioned by DHX TV for its Family CHRGD channel in Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Nets Five Broadcasters for ‘My Knight and Me’

French CG studio TeamTO has kicked off production on original animated series My Knight and Me (52 x 11), a medieval comedy for kids 6-11. The show is co-produced with Thuristar, with ... Continue Reading →
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Eddie Redmayne, John Hurt Board ‘Thomas’ Feature

Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne, along with prolific actor John Hurt and Jamie Campbell Bower, are all aboard the cast list for the latest Thomas the Tank Engine movie: Thomas & ... Continue Reading →
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Distribution360 Unveils Two Toons for MIPJunior

Toronto-based Distribution360 is heading into the MIPJunior market next month with a new slate of Kids and Family properties, including two new animated series from ToonDraw Productions ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Licenses ‘Mighty 7′ to CN LatAm

Genius Brands International has secured a multiple territory broadcast deal or Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 with Cartoon Network Latin America. The agreement was concluded by GBI’s ... Continue Reading →
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Hayao Miyazaki Plans Ghibli Themed Nature Park

The pseudo-retired animation legend Hayao Miyazaki is certainly keeping busy despite stepping away from feature directing duties (so far, at least). The 74-year-old maestro behind Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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Hybrid Nicktoons Feature Rumored in Works

In what may just be mounting rumor mill excitement over reports that Nickelodeon is considering reviving some of its classic, fan-favorite cartoons, the latest bit of grist being worked ... Continue Reading →
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First Georgia-France Co-Pro Short Underway

Production is beginning on the first ever animated short film co-produced by Georgia and France — a modern folk tale for kids called Pocket Man, created by Georgian children’s ... Continue Reading →