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CBeebies Launches New Children’s Short Series

BBC Worldwide has signed deals with children’s publishers Barefoot Books and Ladybird Books to commission a series of short films based on eight popular fables and read by CBeebies ... Continue Reading →
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New Updates on ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Maleficent’

It’s been a heavy news period regarding Warner’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Pinocchio and Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. First up, director Tim Burton has expressed ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Features Make the BAFTA List

The long list of nominees for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards were revealed yesterday. The BAFTA Animated Feature category includes The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf Dead at 59

Richard Alf, one of the co-founders of San Diego’s Comic-Con, has died from pancreatic cancer at age 59, reports The Associated Press. Friend and fellow Comic-Con co-founder Mike ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 8 Sci-Tech Awardees

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that eight scientific and technical achievements represented by 28 individual award recipients will be honored at its ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fullmetal’ to Screen at AM2 Anaheim

AM2, the multi-day convention for Asian music, anime and manga friends held in Anaheim, Calif. (June 15-17), has announced it will screen the Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of ... Continue Reading →
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Johnny Knoxville Visits SpongeBob and Friends

Famous Jackass star Johnny Knoxville recorded a voice this week for a role on Nickelodeon’s animated series SpongeBob. In the special episode, “Extreme Spots,” Knoxville ... Continue Reading →
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‘WordGirl’ to Fight Bullying on PBS Kids Go!

Scholastic Media’s Emmy-winning series WordGirl is taking a stand against bullying in the new one-hour episode “The Rise of Miss Power.” Featuring the voice of popular actress ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peztronauta’ Swims to Discovery Familia

Discovery Familia will premiere the new animated, eco-friendly series Peztronauta (Fishtronaut) on January 16, at 6:30p. The series, which will air daily, follows the adventures of ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on ‘Frankenhole’s’ Second Season

Animated People Dino Stamatopoulos, Creator Moral Orel, Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole We couldn’t resist the chance to catch up with the talented and always-quotable Dino Stamatopoulos ... Continue Reading →