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Mattel Makes Playdate with ‘Mia and Me’

Italian production, distribution and licensing house Rainbow has secured a licensing partnership with toy giant Mattel for its new girls’ television series Mia and Me. Mattel joins ... Continue Reading →
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WB TV Reveals Comic-Con Line Up

With just over a month remaining until the pop culture fandom hordes invade San Diego for Comic-Con International (July 12-15), Warner Bros. Television Group has announced their bang-up ... Continue Reading →
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Flashback to That First ‘Madagascar’ Journey

Once upon a time (as all good fairy tales start) animated features offered audiences original images, stories and characters that moviegoers could not see anywhere else. Similarly, ... Continue Reading →
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Welcome to the ‘Madagascar 3' Vs. ‘Prometheus’ Weekend

DreamWorks Animation will find out whether audiences are hungry for more madcap adventures featuring the Bronx Zoo buddies of Madagascar 3 this weekend. The third outing of the franchise, ... Continue Reading →
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Lasseter Reveals More About ‘The Good Dinosaur’

With fans’ anticipation for Brave reaching high-frenzy levels in the next couple of weeks, the folks at Bleeding Cool managed to chat with Disney/Pixar Chief Creative Officer John ... Continue Reading →
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Anderson Offers ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ Tie-in Toon

It’s no secret that indie auteur director Wes Anderson has a huge affinity for animation. After all, he was the man behind the charming 2010 Oscar-nominated stop-motion pic The Fantastic ... Continue Reading →
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Prima Linea Embarks on Animated ‘Loulou’ Movie

French studio Prima Linea will produce a new 2D animated feature titled Loulou’s Secret, to be directed by first-time helmer Eric Omond. The pic is based on characters created by ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Acquires Deep Ellum Headquarters

Dallas-based animation and vfx house Reel FX has acquired the 73,200 square foot property that has served as its headquarters for the past seven years at 301 N. Crowdus St.. The studio, ... Continue Reading →
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Evolution and CCI Launch ‘Taffy Saltwater’ Project

Evolution and CCI Entertainment announced today that they are developing the new animated series Taffy Saltwater, created by Michael and Judy Paraskevas. The agreement will see Evolution ... Continue Reading →
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GKids to Release Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in ... Continue Reading →