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‘Simpsons,’ ‘Futurama,’ Ben 10 Get WGA Noms

The Simpsons, Futurama and Ben 10 have received nominations for Best Animated Show from the Writers Guild of America (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). The winners will ... Continue Reading →
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Marathon and Scrawl Give ‘Star Princess’ Royal Treatment

Paris-based Marathon Media has signed a deal with Singapore’s Scrawl Studios to produce Star Princess (working title), an animated series developed in partnership with France Télévisions ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arrugas’ Gets Los Angeles Screening

While Ignacio Ferreras’ acclaimed animation effort Arrugas (Wrinkles) has yet to find a U.S. distributor, lucky SoCal audiences can catch the 2D adaptation of Paco Roca’s graphic ... Continue Reading →
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eigoMANGA Strikes ShortsHD Deal

San Francisco-based comics publisher eigoMANGA has announced a deal to produce and distribute original animated shorts with ShortsHD, the only high-def television network devoted to ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Orders Two New Animated Shows

Comedy Central, home of South Park and Futurama is expanding its animated programming by ordering two new shows. First up, the cabler has ordered a show created by Yoni Brenner (Ice ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Expands Video App to iPhone & iPod touch

PBS KIDS is now offering its popular Video app for iPhone and iPod touch. The app gives families free, streaming access to more than 2,000 videos, including clips and full episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag and Sticky Pictures Launch ‘Dream Factory’

Irish animation company Brown Bag has teamed up with Australian company Sticky Pictures and Kyla May productions to produce a new animated teen comedy series titled Dream Factory. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Little Prince’ Wins Top French Export Award

PGS Entertainment has announced that its new CG-animated series The Little Prince has won the 2011 Export Award in France, thanks to its popularity in France and other major territories. The ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Simpsons,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Seasons Out on DVD

As the mad race to the holidays intensifies, we have even more new animated DVDs and Blu-rays hitting stores and online shops today. First up, SpongeBob SquarePants fans can enjoy the ... Continue Reading →
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SMC Ent. to Handle DQE’s ‘Jungle Book’s Licensing

SMC Entertainment (SMC), the recently launched brand management division of Sun-Mate Corp. will attend and the American Toy Fair in February 2012, with its latest property, DQ Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →