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Netflix to Premiere Polygon’s ‘Knights of Sidonia’ This Summer

Netflix will be offering the complete first 12 episodes of Knights of Sidonia, Polygon Pictures’ much-anticipated anime series in the summer of 2014. The 2D toon is based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Greenlights ‘Nina Needs to Go’

Disney EMEA today announced that it has green lit a new animated short-form series for preschoolers, titled Nina Needs to Go. Set to premiere on Disney Junior in early 2014 and air ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont’s Heath Kenny Chats About ‘Santa’s Apprentice 2′

The new French feature Santa’s Apprentice 2: The Magic Snowflake (L’apprentie Pere Noel et le Flocon Magique) has been performing quite well in that country since its release ... Continue Reading →
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Shows While You Wait

Of everyone who has labored within the toon trenches over the decades, it is difficult to find anyone who has worked harder than Phil Harnage. Having started as a script writer at Filmation ... Continue Reading →
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Ari Folman to Direct Animated Anne Frank Movie

After dealing with the war in Lebanon and digital actors, well-regarded Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman is going to work on animated movie about life and Diary of Anne Frank. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Rio 2′ Offers a New Trailer

The new CG-animated sequel from Fox/Blue Sky, Rio 2, has released a new trailer online. Directed by Carlos Saldanha, who also direct the first movie, the family feature is slated for ... Continue Reading →
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New Disney Channel Pic to Follow Villains’ Kids

Disney Channel is developing a new live-action adventure comedy about the progeny of some of the studio’s famous villains. The pic, which is titled Descendents centers on a modern-day ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Entertainment One has secured a raft of new broadcast and licensing deals in Latin America for its hit preschool show Peppa Pig, which has found success in the territory since launching ... Continue Reading →
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Three Toons to Vie for Golden Globe

The nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards have been unveiled, and Toon Town seems a bit under-represented considering all the great flicks offered throughout 2013. Only three ... Continue Reading →
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Threadless Announces Winners of Simpsons T-Shirt Contest

Global design community Threadless announced the winners of its Simpsons Design Challenge, which launched in July 2013 to celebrate the show’s 25th season. Threadless and Fox ... Continue Reading →