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‘Big Fish & Begonia’: Chinese-Korean Fantasy Gets First Trailer

One of the most anticipated Chinese animated features of recent years will finally arrive in local theaters on July 8, and if the freshly released trailer is anything to judge by, this ... Continue Reading →
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DeZerlin and Zycon Ink Five-Feature Deal

DeZerlin Media of Qindao, China, and London-based Zycon Media signed an agreement during the Beijing International Film Festival to co-finance and co-produce a slate of five animated ... Continue Reading →
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The Simpsons Get Disney-fied Couch Gage from Animator Eric Goldberg Legendary Disney animator sprinkles some fairydust over the first family of Springfield, inspired by (some of) the ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Under-the-Radar Company that Brings You the Best Animation in the World GKIDS has found success in the risky independent film business by bringing innovative, international ... Continue Reading →
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Disney & Marvel Announce Girls STEM Challenge Winner

Ahead of the May 6 release of Captain America: Civil War, Walt Disney Studios, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bling’ Arrives in Select Theaters May 6

Entertainment One’s Momentum Pictures will release Korean-made CG animated feature Bling in select U.S. theaters starting May 6. The film is produced by animation studio Digiart in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Sets Sail for Annecy

The Annecy festival organizers have announced that Walt Disney Animation Studios will hold the world premiere of their new theatrical short film Inner Workings at the French animation ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes: White Fang Animation Gets Int’l Sales Deal SC Films picks up Jack London adaptation from French animation studio Superprod and production partners Bidibul and Big Beach. Bloomberg ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Tots Up Sales for ‘Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!’ Movies

Portfolio Entertainment has secured the first international sales for its three new The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! movies. Now in the final stages of productio, the movies ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Animation Highlights Include Kung Fu Panda 3

FMX 2016 kicks off in Stuttgart next week, running April 26-29, and program announcements are still rolling in from the organizers. Just days ago, Anne Kolbe, the Executive Vice President ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Festival 2016 Calls for Entries

The 2016 edition of the U.K.’s Manchester Animation Festival is shaping up, with organizers announcing that the event will take place November 15-17 at HOME in Manchester, and launching ... Continue Reading →
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‘Finding Dory’ Nets 13 Promo Partners

As Ellen DeGeneres’ fishy alter ego prepares to dive back into theaters in Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory (June 17), 13 brands have signed on to support the film, building up an ocean ... Continue Reading →
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Funimation Brings Project Itoh’s ‘Harmony’ to U.S. Theaters

On the heels of the limited theatrical release of The Empire of Corpses, Funimation Films announces that advance tickets are now on sale for Harmony — the second in a three-part ... Continue Reading →
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Emoji Movie by Sony Animation to Hit Theaters in Augus 2017 SPA’s CinemaCon presentation dished details on the curious film concept set in the fantastical digital world inside your ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Delivers Ratings High for Disney XD

Disney XD announces that based on Live + 7 preferred viewing ratings, the one-hour season two finale of CG animated series Star Wars Rebels (which aired from 9-10 p.m. ET/PT) posted ... Continue Reading →
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Rebecca Hershinger Appointed CFO of Genius Brands

Genius Brands International and its Board of Directors have named veteran financial executive and former VP of Finance for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Rebecca Hershinger, as Chief Financial ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Upfronts: More ‘SuperMansion’ & Anime Channel Announced

Crackle — the online web series, film and TV show outlet owned by Sony — held its upfront presentation in New York today, and among the announcements was news of a second ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Henson Co. Secures Multiple Global Preschool Deals

Following the MIPTV event in Cannes, The Jim Henson Company announces it has secured a number of new licensing deals across multiple platforms for its popular animated preschool series ... Continue Reading →
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OddBot, Tails of Whimsy Partner for ‘Mackie McKeens’

Los Angeles-based animation studio OddBot, Inc. has optioned The Mighty Machines of Mackie McKeens from The Art of Daryl Slaton LLC — best known as Tails of Whimsy — to ... Continue Reading →
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DHX and Mattel Creations Ink Content Deal for ‘Rainbow Magic’

DHX Media has licensed much-loved children’s publishing property Rainbow Magic from Mattel, Inc., in a long-term, exclusive, worldwide agreements managed under the Mattel Creations ... Continue Reading →