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TV Animation Veteran Jim Duffy Dies from Cancer

We are sad to report the passing of TV animation veteran Jim Duffy this weekend after a long battle with cancer. He passed peacefully at home in his sleep surrounded by his family at ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Animator Glen Keane to Depart From Disney

Glen Keane, one of the leading animated talents of the past 40 years, announced on Friday that he is leaving Disney. Keane, whose many credits at the studio include The Little Mermaid, ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Makes Sales for Trio of Toons

The Jim Henson Company heads to MIP-TV this year with a raft of broadcast and home entertainment licensing agreements finalized for its trio of pre-school series, Pajanimals, Dinosaur ... Continue Reading →
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CITV’s ‘Fleabag Monkeyface’ Jumps Out of the Bag

The new animated series based on Knife & Packer’s books The Disgusting Adventures of Fleabag Monkeyface will be returning to CITV, ITV1 and ITV1HD in the U.K. in April. Co-produced ... Continue Reading →
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Quincy’s ‘Out There’ to Debut on IFC in Jan.

IFC will premiere a new animated comedy titled Out There in January 2013. The cabler announced the news at its upfront event in New York City this week. The 10-part half-hour series ... Continue Reading →
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Pizza Planet: It Delivers, Again and Again!

With just about everybody, everywhere, weighing in on the surprising flopping sound being made by Disney’s epic feature film John Carter, I’m going to exercise my right to remain ... Continue Reading →
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24-Hour Disney Jr. Channel Launches This Friday

Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand aimed at kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will become a 24-hour channel this Friday (March 23). The new channel (which will be available ... Continue Reading →
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Warner to Release Sports-Themed Peanuts DVD

Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy and the gang will get their own sports-themed package on May 8, when Warner Home. Ent. releases the new DVD Happiness is … Peanuts: Team Snoopy. This ... Continue Reading →
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Anderson, Laika Team Up for Sony Phone Ad

Wes Anderson, the director of whimsical, stylish films such as Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Life Aquatic recently joined forces with the talented team at Portland-based Laika/house to ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Plans ‘Sid the Science Kid: The Movie’

The Jim Henson Company has signed on with Chinese partner Nine Eyes Stone & Shanghai Animation Film Studios to co-produce the CGI animated Sid the Science Kid: The Movie, based ... Continue Reading →