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‘Wind Rises’ to Open Anima in Brussels

The 33rd edition of Belgium’s Anima Festival, which will offer adult and kids animated programming in Brussels from Feb. 28 to March 9, 2014, will launch with Hayao Miyazaki’s ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes

+ Zodiak Kids has sealed a new deal with kids’ tablet leader LeapFrog Entertprises for their hit CG-animated preschool series Tickety Toc. The global agreement (excluding Australia/New ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Party Central’ to Play with Muppets Movie

Disney will be making Monsters University fans happy this March when it unveils Pixar’s new short Party Central in theaters when the Muppets Most Wanted opens in theaters. The ... Continue Reading →
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CG Master Academy Unveils Stellar Winter Lineup

Online digital art school CG Master Academy will be offering a course titled “The Art of Color and Light,” taught by acclaimed production designer, concept artist and visual ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. Orders More ‘Sofia,’ ‘McStuffins’ and ‘Jake’

Disney Junior, has ordered new seasons of its hits animated series Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The highly rated Sofia the First, which follows ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 19 Scientific/Technical Achievements

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 19 scientific and technical achievements represented by 52 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual ... Continue Reading →
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Gagné’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Optioned for Animated Feature

Michel Gagné’s popular graphic novel The Saga of Rex is on its way to become an indie animated feature, thanks to Belgium-based animation studio Grid Animation. The 2010 Image ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Hangover Passes One Million Milestone

Frederator Studios’ popular Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel has surpassed one million subscribers, becoming the second-fastest original funded YouTube channel to do so in its ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Announces New Season Launch of ‘The Awesomes’

Today at CES, Hulu announced the 2014 lineup of its new and returning series. Among the hot slate for the year is the second season of the animated series The Awesomes, set for a summer ... Continue Reading →
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Diamond Names ‘Walking Dead’ Top Comic of 2013

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the top comic books and graphic novels (by sales figures) of 2013, with Image Comics’ The Walking Dead #115 taking the No. 1 spot for ... Continue Reading →