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Kung Fu Panda 3 Is Expected to Fortify DreamWorks Animation’s Ties to China
LA Times looks at Jeffrey Katzenberg’s investment strategy ahead of sequel’s simultaneous U.S./China release Friday.

ZooMoo Lands on China’s CCTV14
Local iteration will be titled Animal Friends in Mandarin and introduce new puppets based on indigenous creatures.

Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, NFLPA Team for Road to the Big Game
Game developer TinyCo invites NFL players to Quahog ahead of the Super Bowl.

Annecy 2016: Online Accreditation Now Open
Annual European animation festival and market takes place June 13-16.

Global Animation Industry Report 2016
Research & Markets has completed its report on the strategies, trends and opportunities for 2016 and beyond.

Is Apple Moving into Virtual Reality Tech?
The latest sign is the company’s hiring of VR specialist Doug Bowman.

Kung Fu Panda 3 is projected to become a global hit for DreamWorks Animation. Above, actress Kate Hudson and characters Po and Mei Mei promote the film in China last week. (ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Kung Fu Panda 3 is projected to become a global hit for DreamWorks Animation. Above, actress Kate Hudson and characters Po and Mei Mei promote the film in China last week. (ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)