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CBeebies Counts on ‘Numberblocks’

A new animated series that asks, what happens when numbers come to life?, has launched on CBeebies in the UK with the Monday arrival of Numberblocks — a 30 x 5 sister series to ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Signal Film Director Albert Omoss and electronica duo Pal&Drome create a monochromatic digital metamorphosis for the fest, which will highlight ... Continue Reading →
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Preliminary Approval Granted in DWA Settlement

US District Judge Lucy Koh has given her preliminary approval to the $50 million payment proposed by DreamWorks Animation back in October as settlement for the ongoing animators’ ... Continue Reading →
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Friends Electric Opens Shop in LA & London

VFX studio Electric Theatre Collective has birthed a brand new, full-service production company and creative consultancy called Friends Electric, based in London and LA. Focused on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’ Gets a Roaring Reception

The Mouse House has really gotten its TV ratings engine revving with last Sunday’s premiere of its new preschool toon Mickey and the Roadster Racers. The series bowed on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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More Theaters Added for ‘Sailor Moon R: The Movie’ VIZ Media has secured additional theaters and new cities to the nationwide cinematic debut of the magical girl movie! ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh’ S2 Blasts Off Jan. 27

Next Friday, January 27, DreamWorks Animation Television’s Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh will bring a whole new second season of out-of-this-world hijinks exclusively to Netflix ... Continue Reading →
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Julia Bond Named Kids’ Comm. for BBC Scotland & N. Ireland

Experienced executive producer Julia Bond has been appointed BBC Children’s first Commissioning Executive for Scotland and Northern Ireland, effective March 1. Based out of Glasgow, ... Continue Reading →
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Cast & First Look Revealed for ‘Teen Titans: Judas Contract’

The key talent and a first look at the upcoming DC Universe original animated movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract have been unmasked, per Hollywood Reporter. The 2D production from ... Continue Reading →
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CMG Picks Up Peruvian 3D Flick ‘Ainbo’

Just ahead of the Berlin film confab next month, Beverly Hills-base Cinema Management Group has snapped up international sales rights to Peruvian 3D animated feature Ainbo, produced ... Continue Reading →
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First-Look at First-Ever ‘Godzilla’ Anime Feature

Legendary Japanese studio Toho announced last August that monster movie icon Godzilla would be starring in his first animated feature. Now, the first six voice cast members have been ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Projects: Chocolate Tyler Hurd and Gentle Manhands have created a candy-colored, wondrous VR experience set to the Giraffage song in which your arms turn into chrome kitten-spraying ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest Calls for Arab Animation Forum Entries

The 2017 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (May 2-7) and one of Germany’s largest foundations, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, are calling for project entries for the four-day Arab Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Prime Goes on a ‘Bear Hunt’

The animated adaptation of Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is now available for streaming in the US exclusively through Amazon Prime Video, available ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Dishes Up ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ US Trailer

GKIDS has released the official English-language US trailer for Claude Barras’s internationally acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini. The new dub features the voices ... Continue Reading →
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WB Builds Out ‘LEGO Batman’ Licensing Program

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has been busy constructing a multi-tiered licensing program for the upcoming animated comedy-adventure The LEGO Batman Movie — swinging into theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Faith-Based ‘Woman at Jacob’s Well’ Taps Oklahoma Film Rebate

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and producer Jason Behrman of Highway 9 announce the start of production on faith-based animated feature The Woman at Jacob’s Well. The project ... Continue Reading →
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Arcana, Shout! Name Cast for Next ‘Howard Lovecraft’ Movie

Arcana Studios and Shout! Factory have announced the star-studded voice cast for upcoming animated feature Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom. Newcomers leading the roster are ... Continue Reading →
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eOne’s ‘PJ Masks’ Scores New UK Broadcaster & Licensees

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured a new broadcast partner and a raft of licensees for hit preschool superhero show PJ Masks in the UK, where the brand will get its first toy line ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mavka’ Is Cartoon Forum’s First Ukrainian Pitch

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s ethereal feature Mavka: The Forest Song has become the first Ukrainian animation project to get through the highly competitive selection process for ... Continue Reading →