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Daily News Bytes: Disney Casts Mulan, Lasseter Scandal Unfolds, & More

Liu Yifei to Star in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ The multitalented actress, musician and singer also known as Crystal Liu seems the perfect choice to lead the film, which will ... Continue Reading →
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BTS: Cartoon Network Africa Imagination Studios Shorts

On Monday, December 11, the landscape of African kids’ TV will be changed forever as Cartoon Network debuts the first of its Imagination Studios animated shorts. Inspired by creative ... Continue Reading →
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Software Giant Autodesk to Axe 13% of Global Workforce

Autodesk, creator of go-to animation/VFX/gaming software solutions such as 3ds Max, Maya and Stingray, announced last week that its Board of Directors had approved a worldwide restructuring ... Continue Reading →
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WIA, Animation Guild Presenting Harassment Panel in Burbank

Women in Animation and The Animation Guild, Local 839 are teaming up to present a panel discussion on sexual harassment on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m., followed by a mixer. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Eddy Table’ Wins Best Film at Interfilm Berlin; ‘A Love Story’ Is Best Animation

The 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin, or Interfilm, wrapped up another successful edition on Sunday. Over the course of seven days, 500 films from 80 countries were screened ... Continue Reading →
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CAKE Inks Int’l Boomerang Deal for TeamTO’s ‘Take It Easy Mike’

Kids entertainment specialist CAKE announces an agreement which will see French-produced slapstick CG comedy Take It Easy Mike air internationally on Turner’s Boomerang (as well as ... Continue Reading →
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Bomanbridge Signs Asian Toon Distribution Pact with Level-5 Abby HK

Bomanbridge Media continues to venture into Japanese animated series turf, sealing a new deal with Level-5 Abby Hong Kong to distribute its original productions across various Asian ... Continue Reading →
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Cottonwood’s ‘Ollie & Moon Show’ Heads to Screens & Shelves in China

Federation Kids & Family and its sister prodco Cottonwood Media have forged a new key partnership with leading Chinese family entertainment company UYOUNG for preschool animation ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Blue Ribbon Working on Live-Action ‘Daphne and Velma’ Movie

Mystery Inc.’s intrepid female sleuths will star in their own feature-length origins movie from Warner Bros. Television Group’s digital studio Blue Ribbon Content. Currently ... Continue Reading →
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Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →