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ThinkTank Develops ‘Black Eyed Guy’ Series

Seth Anderson’s acclaimed picture book The Adventures of Black Eyed Guy and Sidekick Cy is being developed for an animated series and multiplatform entertainment by The ThinkTank ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends’

Comedy Central has given the OK to Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy Legends, according to Deadline.com. This is the first original series pick-up since Bento hired on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ernest & Celestine’ Set for Feb. 28 L.A. Run

The Oscar-nominated animated feature Ernest & Celestine will be released in both the original French-language and an English dub versions Feb. 28 at the Landmark Theater in Los ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Options Zuckerberg’s ‘Dot’ for TV Series

The Jim Henson Co. plans to develop an animated children’s TV series based on Dot, having optioned the rights to the debut picture book from author Randi Zuckerberg. Recently ... Continue Reading →
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Elton John to Animate ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Music star Elton John’s Rocket Pictures, the company behind the 2011 hit Gnomeo & Juliet, plans to turn the stage musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat into an ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Plans ‘Despicable Me’ Attractions for Spring

The Minions are coming to Universal Studios Hollywood. The hordes of tiny little helpers from the Despicable Me franchise will be featured in a new 3D Ultra-HD adventure ride called ... Continue Reading →
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Deadline Near for Art Department Animation Classes

The deadline is Feb. 7 for registering for animation courses at The Art Department, an online school with brick and mortar locations across the United States. TAD is offering four animation ... Continue Reading →
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WME to Represent, Advise Digital Domain 3.0

The William Morris Endeavor agency has signed as a new client Digital Domain 3.0, the post-bankruptcy version of the famed visual effects company. The agency will advise the company, ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Entertainment Execs Buy in as Partners

Two executives at Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment have acquired stakes in the company, which produces animated content such as the TV series Rocket Monkeys and Mother Up! Nat ... Continue Reading →
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Hollywood Bowl Concert to Fete DreamWorks

The Hollywood Bowl’s newly announced 2014 schedule includes a concert tribute to the 20th anniversary of DreamWorks Animation. The program will feature Thomas Wilkins conducting ... Continue Reading →