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GKids Secures U.S. Rights for ‘Momo’

International animated fare distributor GKids will be releasing Hiroyuki Okiura’s (Jin Roh) highly anticipated A Letter to Momo in U.S. theaters at the end of 2012. The company announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Snubs Fox News

Well in line with its tradition of subtle (and not so subtle) irreverence, Matt Groening’s The Simpsons blasted its host channel’s Fox News during the network’s 25th anniversary ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Fever Hits Home Entertainment Market

In anticipation of the May 4 release The Avengers movie at the box office, Lions Gate Home Ent. is releasing a special three-movie package featuring Planet Hulk (2010), The Invincible ... Continue Reading →
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Adobe Announces $1M Scholarship Fund

The Adobe Foundation is donating one million dollars to establish the Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarships, a new global initiative intended to unlock the creative potential of ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network HD Launches in Indonesia

Turner has launched Cartoon Network HD in Indonesia on leading national cable platform First Media this week. This is part of a regional rollout plan for CN that kicked off in the Philippines ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros Flies with Carell’s ‘Ravens’

After delighting fans with his voicing talents in Despicable Me and Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, actor Steve Carell plans to produce a new animated feature for Warner Bros. The ... Continue Reading →
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HBO Kills ‘The Life and Times of Tim’

Steve Dildarian’s animated series The Life and Times of Tim has reached its final scene. Variety reports that the HBO series which ran for three seasons has officially been cancelled. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Contract Talks Hit a Snag

Contract talks between Hollywood union animators and producers have broken down after three days, Variety reports. The current deal expires on July 31. The Animation Guild, which reps ... Continue Reading →
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Straandlooper Unveils Slate of New Games, Shorts

Irish indie animation studio Straandlooper has announced an exciting new slate of original games, building on the success of their Hector: Badge of Carnage games which were first introduced ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Animation Fest Announces 2012 Program

The six-day Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has unveiled its programming for this year. The event, which takes place May 8-13, in conjunction with the FMX confab offers an exciting, ... Continue Reading →