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A Tome of Vim and Vigor

The Book of Life mixes modern conventions with Mexican tradition and brings director Jorge Gutierrez’s passion ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box to Produce Slate of Shows for TELETOON

Corus Entertainment is partnering with Bento Box Entertainment on a multi-year co-development and production deal to create a slate of original series for TELETOON’s primetime ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Batman’ Coming to Theaters

Warner Bros. is fulfilling all of your wildest dreams by announcing that The LEGO Movie‘s CG minifig incarnation of Batman will be getting his own feature film outing — ... Continue Reading →
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New Clip Explores ‘Penguins’ Origins

With DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar less than two months away, the studio’s given us a look at the origins of Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and the rest of their danger-loving ... Continue Reading →
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Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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Brazil’s Globosat Picks Up ‘Chipmunks’

PGS Entertainment is continuing the sales streak for Bagdasarian Productions’ new and updated ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks at this year’s MIPCOM, having licensed two seasons ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz to Acquire Imira

Toonz Entertainment will be acquiring full ownership of Spanish production/distribution company Imira Entertainment. The announcement was made during the MIPCOM market in Cannes by ... Continue Reading →
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Time Traveling Canines, Mutants and Rebels

Mr. Peabody and Sherman (DreamWorks, $48.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $36.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $29.98 DVD) arrives with a bevy of extra features, including ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Confirms Animated ‘Guardians’

Production has begun on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, an upcoming animated-television series for Disney XD, featuring the hugely popular characters introduced in the record-breaking ... Continue Reading →
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NYCC Gets Deeper Look at ‘Big Hero 6′

We wish we were in the Big Apple this weekend to attend the very awesome New York Comic-Con and see all our East Coast buds, but since we can’t be there we have the next best ... Continue Reading →
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New Shows, New Deals: Nick, Pixar and More!

Some weeks, there’s so much going on in animation that the only way we can ensure our readers can keep up is with a desk-clearing post. • Nick will debut Oct. 13 at noon ... Continue Reading →
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Roundup: Rig a Zombie, Learn from Stoopid Buddies

Animation is nothing if not fun — and here’s a few news tidbits that prove it. Sony Pictures Animation has made a zombie rig used in Hotel Transylvania available for download ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsHD Presents Plympton Catalog on TV, Online

The ShortsHD TV network will air a week’s worth of animation by Bill Plympton starting Oct. 11. The weeklong event begins with the network’s Editors Pick program, airing ... Continue Reading →
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Koh to Preside Over Additional Anti-Poaching Cases

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh will preside over a series of lawsuits accusing animation and visual-effects studios of participating in an illegal anti-poaching and wage suppression agreement. Koh ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Serving Up ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Series

DHX Media has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Animation to take its blockbuster CG feature franchise Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to the small screen with an all new television ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive First Look: ‘Jessie’ Meets ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’

If you needed proof that the crossover gates between Disney and Marvel have been swung wide open, then this Friday’s episode of Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rebels’ to Air on ABC With new Darth Vader Scene

Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, the hour-long premiere of Disney XD’s new animated series, is getting a primetime airdate on ABC — along with a new scene featuring Darth ... Continue Reading →
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Little Airplane Appoints Resident Producer in China

Kids’ entertainment studio Little Airplane Productions (The Wonder Pets, 3rd & Bird) has appointed Stefanie Zhang as its Resident Producer in mainland China. Based in Beijing, ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Clip from DVD Release ‘Under Wraps’

Just in time for Halloween, ARC Entertainment’s animated feature Under Wraps arrives Oct. 14 on DVD and we’ve got an exclusive clip from the holiday-themed feature. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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eOne’s ‘Zak Storm’ Gets Greenlight

Entertainment One (eOne)’s latest animated kids’ series Zak Storm has been greenlit for production, and is set to air on France’s leading kids network Gulli starting ... Continue Reading →