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DWA Netflix Series Dominate Daytime Emmy Animation Noms

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have revealed the nominees for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, being held Sunday, May 1 — preceded by the Daytime Creative ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg: “We’re in a Golden Age for Animation” As Kung Fu Panda 3 smashes box-office records in China, Katzenberg says theatrical family toons are ... Continue Reading →
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Toonami Orders ‘FLCL’ Anime Sequel

Turner Broadcasting’s Adult Swim have answered many anime fans’ wishes by announcing that an official sequel to the hit series FLCL (Fooly Cooly) will be arriving on the channel’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Batman’ Trailer Swoops onto the Scene

The fandom debates about the caliber of live-action flick Batman v Superman continue to rage, but there’s one thing we can probably all agree on: WB’s new teaser for LEGO Batman ... Continue Reading →
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‘Film School Shorts’ Picks Up ‘Trash Cat’ at SXSW

KQED’s Film School Shorts has acquired Kesley Goldych’s Savannah College of Art and Design animation film Trash Cat, following its screening at SXSW in Austin. The short joins the ... Continue Reading →
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Nicolas Atlan and Terry Kalagian Head Gaumont Animation Biz

Gaumont Vice-CEO Christophe Riandee has announced that the company is expanding its animation activities in the U.S., growing its animated feature division and increasing activity for ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Inks Ten ‘Teletubbies’ Broadcast Deals

DHX Media has secured 10 new broadcast deals for its updated Teletubbies series with networks across the globe. The preschool series has been licensed to: TVE’s Clan (Spain), BBC ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ Arrives on Amazon April 22

Amazon Original Kids Series Thunderbirds Are Go will be debuting on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. on April 22. Prime members will be able to check out a sneak preview on April 15 with ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Threatens to Stop Filming in Georgia if ‘Anti-LGBT’ Bill is Enacted Disney and Marvel say they will pull out of filming for TV and features in the state if House Bill 757 ... Continue Reading →
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Market Report: GDC 2016

The year 2016 marks the 30th Game Developers Conference. Attendance keeps growing, and pushed over 27,000 this year. To appreciate the scope of the event, you had to watch a presentation ... Continue Reading →
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Deirdre Brennan Appointed VP of Content, Corus Kids

Corus Entertainment has appointed Deirdre Brennan as Vice President of Content for Corus Kids. A globally respected leader in children’s content, Brennan will oversee all content ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV Announces MIPTV Toon Slate

Leading European producer-distributor Mondo TV will be bringing a strong slate of animated content to the MIPTV market in Cannes next month. These include forthcoming co-productions ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Peg + Cat’ Movie Premieres March 28

PBS Kids is preparing to debut the first-ever Peg + Cat television movie, Peg and Cat Save the World. Premiering March 28, the one-hour special will be followed by a week of fresh, ... Continue Reading →
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Marie-Laure Marchand Named EVP Global Consumer at Xilam

Award-winning French animation company Xilam has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the position of Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Products. Marchand’s duties will include ... Continue Reading →
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Gruppo Alcuni to Feature ‘Mini Pet Pals’ at MIPTV

Italian producer Gruppo Alcuni will be attending MIPTV in Cannes next month with a hefty catalog of animated series, including new preschool show Mini Pet Pals — a prequel series ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Launches Site, New Clip for ‘Jungle Book’

Disney is ramping up promotion for its upcoming live-action/CG hybrid take on The Jungle Book, arriving in 3D, IMAX and standard theaters on April 15. Together with Tumblr, the studio ... Continue Reading →
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Arcana, Shout! Name ‘Lovecraft’ Animation Cast

Arcana Studio and Shout! Factory announce that Golden Globe-winning actor Ron Perlman (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Hellboy) and Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer ... Continue Reading →
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Christine Davis Appointed Director Animation at Tricon

Tricon Films & Television has bolstered its Kids & Family branch with the appointment of Christine Davis as Director of Animation Production, based in Toronto. An Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Call for Entries: MIA Pitching Contest

Miami Dade College’s MIA Animation Conference & Festival is now accepting submission for its Pitch to the Industry competition. Projects for animated TV and web series in ... Continue Reading →
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ACMI Seeks Victorian Students for Hothouse ’16

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and the Victorian Government are seeking applications from students in the state of Victoria enrolled in years 10-12 for the Hothouse ... Continue Reading →