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‘Riddick,’ ‘Marvel Knights’ Top Busy Week for New Discs

The return of Vin Diesel’s cult-favorite sci-fi hero in Riddick leads a strong and diverse week of animated and visual-effects home video releases. Riddick (Universal, $29.98 ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthru’s ‘Loving Vincent’ Turns to Kickstarter

Poland-based Breakthru Films has turned to Kickstarter to fund its most-recent project, an animated film that details the life of painter Vincent Van Gogh through the eyes of his subjects ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Rewards Fazio With SVP Title

Lou Fazio has been promoted to SVP of scheduling, acquisitions and planning for the Hub Network. Fazio has been head of program scheduling, acquisitions, and planning since January ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Extends Animated Com Award Deadline

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has extended to Feb. 14 the deadline for submitting entries for the Animated Com Award. The award honors outstanding achievement in applied animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Dominate Japan’s Box Office in 2013

Animation proved to be by far the most popular Hollywood export for moviegoers in Japan in 2013. Reports of the year’s final box office numbers state seven of 2013′s top ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Inks Euro Deals for ‘Team Franco’

DreamWorks Animation’s distribution arm has scored several major-market deals for the animated TV series Team Franco. DreamWorks Classics inked broadcast deals for the series’ ... Continue Reading →
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Picture Box to Distribute Radical Sheep Shows

Canadian animation production company Radical Sheep Productions has teamed with Picture Box Distribution to represent its catalog worldwide. Picture Box will represent the worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sweetens the Toon Deal

This month, the cable network debuts Chozen, an intriguing new animated series about a white ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Pic

Disney’s Frozen won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, beating DreamWorks’ The Croods and Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me 2 at the awards ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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Gairdner’s ‘Moonbeam City’ Is a Go at Comedy Central

Comedy Central has greenlit Moonbeam City, a new weekly animated series created and exec produced by Scott Gairdner (Conan, Funny Or Die), executive produced by Olive Bridge Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →