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WIA Extends Early Bird Discounts for Career Workshop

Women In Animation International has extended early bird discounts until Oct. 19 and adding a special student price ($20) for its upcoming career workshop on Saturday, Oct. 22nd. The ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Picks David Stainton As New Animation President

Former Disney Animation president David Stainton has been named the new president of Paramount’s Animation division. Paramount announced in July that it is launching an in-house animation ... Continue Reading →
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Singapore Picks Animated ‘Tatsumi’ as Oscar Title

Eric Khoo’s animated documentary about manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi has been selected as Singapore’s official entry in the foreign-language category at the 84th Academy Awards. ... Continue Reading →
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MTV Unveils Animation Plans for New York Comic-Con

MTV will be bringing the all-new Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head, new animated comedy Good Vibes, and scripted horror-comedy series Death Valley to NY Comic-Con this year, with ... Continue Reading →
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BRB Brings Key Toons to Brand Licensing

Spain’s BRB Internacional has announced its planned for the Brand Licensing Europe event to be held in London Oct. 18-20. The company will be presenting the first licensed products ... Continue Reading →
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Caillou Makes Learning Fun on Mobile Platforms

Loveable kids character Caillou will be helping children aged two to five learn phonics, letter recognition, memorization and spelling thanks to his first ever app from educational ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Two More Seasons

The cast members of The Simpsons have agreed to a 30% cut in their salaries for the next two years after negotiations with 20th Century Fox. As a result, the series is now renewed for ... Continue Reading →
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Johnny Depp to Portray Dr. Seuss for Illumination

The life of celebrated children’s author Dr. Seuss (aka Theodor Geisel) is being adapted into a live-action Universal feature, produced by Illumination’s Christopher Meledandri ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Extends Igers’ Contract Through 2016

Disney’s Board of Directors has extended Robert A. Iger’s contract through June 2016 as part of the company’s ongoing succession planning. Under the new agreement, Iger will assume ... Continue Reading →
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A Swashbuckling Cat for All Seasons

Shrek’s beloved sidekick Puss in Boots takes center stage in DreamWorks’ beautifully crafted 3-D adventure. While there has been no shortage of memorable sidekicks in the world ... Continue Reading →