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Arrrrrr! Atomic’s ‘Pirate Express’ to Set Sail in Cannes

Vancouver-based animation studio Atomic Cartoons (Atomic Betty) will launch its new show, Pirate Express, which is currently at the development stage with Teletoon, Canada, to the MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →
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CTNX Preps for Third Edition

The CTN Animation Expo invites the toon industry to come celebrate their third edition November 18-20 at the Burbank Marriott. This year’s theme is “The Chain of Inspiration: Where ... Continue Reading →
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Classic Media to Debut ‘Hoops&Yoyo’ Special at MIP

Classic Media is adding another top brand to its family entertainment portfolio by announcing a new relationship with Hallmark that will launch with a new holiday special: hoops&yoyo ... Continue Reading →
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Don’t Toot That Horn! Leonardi & the Art of Claiming Credit

Forget the F-word. In animation and related fields like comic books, there is only one serious danger word, the one you utter completely at your own risk: the C-bomb…Credit. I ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Dances With ‘Chico and Rita’

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Fernadno Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s acclaimed 2D animated feature Chico & Rita. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →
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Telemundo Gets Animated With 10 Disney/Pixar Titles

U.S. Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo has acquired the rights to air 10 acclaimed animated features from Disney/Pixar, including Up, Ratatouille, WALL.E, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s BRB Signs Deal with Wuaki.TV

Spanish studio BRB has finalized an offer with Wuaki.tv to offer content from its animated catalog online via TV. David the Gnome, Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds and Around the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Making of South Park’ Docu Premieres Sunday

Comedy Central and South Park Digital Studios continue their “Year of the Fan” celebrations of South Park’s 15th season by premiering the new behind-the-scenes look 6 Days to ... Continue Reading →
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Country Legend George Jones Records ‘Squidbillies’ Theme

Legendary country music singer George Jones has taken part in an apropos pop cultural exchange by recording the theme song for an upcoming episode of Squidbillies, premiering Sunday, ... Continue Reading →