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‘Morning Stroll,’ ‘Robots of Brixton’ Win Sundance Prizes

Two animated shorts are among the latest prize winners at this year’s Sundance Festival. Grant Orchard’s acclaimed animated short A Morning Stroll, which was nominated for Best ... Continue Reading →
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Warner to Release New ‘LEGO Ninjago’ DVD

Warner Home Video and The LEGO Group will release the feature length DVD Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu on March 27, 2012 (priced at $14.97). The animated DVD movie follows four ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jelly Jamm’ Is Sweet Performer on RTVE

Since its debut in September, Vodka Capital and 737 Shaker’s colorful CG-animated preschool show Jelly Jamm has built a solid audience on Cartoonito and Discovery Kids across Latin ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Hosts Happy Hour at Kidscreen Summit

Women In Animation International is buying the first round of wine, courtesy of Toon Boom, the leader in animation technology, at Kidscreen Summit in New York on Friday February 10. The ... Continue Reading →
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Random House, Sesame Workshop Partner for Digital Pubs

Random House Children’s Books and Sesame Workshop have announced the launch of a new digital publishing initiative focused on early learning and reading readiness. Select titles from ... Continue Reading →
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ShadowMachine Reveals ‘Hell & Back’ Cast Adds

The new stop-motion animated feature being produced by ShadowMachine (Robot Chicken, Mora Orel, Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole) has received some exciting additions to the cast. Joining ... Continue Reading →
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Taylor Is DreamWorks New Head of Development

Gregg Taylor is the new head of development at DreamWorks Animation. Taylor will replace Alex Schwartz who will be working on the upcoming feature adaptation of Mr. Peabody & Sherman ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Media Rebrands, Announces New Appointments

Zodiak Media Group has rebranded as Zodiak Media and announced new corporate appointments to drive future development. CEO of Marathon Media, Vincent Chalvon Demersay, is appointed ... Continue Reading →
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Leprosy Charities Cause ‘Pirates’ Changes

Aardman Animations, the Bristol, U.K.-based animation powerhouse behind last year’s Arthur Christmas, have announced changes to their upcoming stop-motion 3-D feature The Pirates! ... Continue Reading →
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Oswalt to Host VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced comedian/actor Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, Ratatouille) as the host for the org’s tenth annual VES Awards ceremony, to be held at the ... Continue Reading →