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Clips: ‘LEGO Disney Frozen Northern Lights’ Debuts

Disney Channel debuts an all-new four-short animation compilation Friday, December 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT with LEGO Disney Frozen Northern Lights. Ahead of the evening premiere, Disney ... Continue Reading →
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How Seth Rogen Brought Back Adult Animation with ‘Sausage Party’ Watch Deadline’s The Contenders video and hear about the comedy icon and director-producer Conrad Vernon’s inspiration ... Continue Reading →
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‘Drawn & Recorded’ Selected for Sundance, Tops Spotify Views

Gunpowder & Sky’s little-known music history series Drawn & Recorded, launched last month, has officially become Spotify’s most-viewed series to-date. On top of the warm ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough’s Owen Kelly Upped to Features S&A Exec

Leading Canadian studio Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Owen Kelly to the post of International Sales and Acquisition Executive for Feature Films. Kelly, who started in the ... Continue Reading →
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Downing Street Fetes Aardman, UK Animation

Animation UK and the newly formed UK Screen Alliance joined Aardman Animations on Tuesday in celebration of the iconic Bristol-based studio’s 40 year anniversary at a reception hosted ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios First Feature Toon: ‘Emily the Strange’

Retail’s iconic Goth girl may finally be getting the feature animation treatment after years of quiet shuffling. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character created by Rob ... Continue Reading →
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DUST Hooks Fresh Catch with ‘The Fisherman’

Sci-fi content curator DUST has launched its first animated premiere with the exclusive digital release of Luke Saunders’ The Fisherman — a stylized, dialog-free meditation ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Presents Red Carpet LA Premiere of ‘Sailor Moon R’ Movie

Toei Animation and VIZ Media have announced that aspiring Sailor Scouts in the Los Angeles area will have an exclusive opportunity for a unique fan experience: a one-night, Red Carpet ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Enrolls ‘My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea’ for NorAm

GKIDS has picked up North American distribution rights to acclaimed cartoonist Dash Shaw’s feature animation debut, My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea (2016). The American ... Continue Reading →
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CN’s Curtis Lelash & Tramm Wigzell Upped to Original Series SVPs

Longtime Cartoon Network development executives Curtis Lelash and Tramm Wigzell have been promoted to Senior Vice President, Original Series, as announced by Chief Content Officer Rob ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Teaser Trailer (2017) Medieval knights! Dragons! Nazis! Mark Wahlberg! And robots from space! Michael Bay’s latest kajillion dollar franchise ... Continue Reading →
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Monster Introduces ‘Brewster the Rooster’ and Pals to ATF

Dublin-based Monster Entertainment has flown the coop for Singapore and its first Asia Television Forum, and it brought along some of its most animated friends. The distributer is highlighting ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey & Friends Get Holly-Jolly in ‘Duck the Halls’ Christmas Special

A brand new seasonal special featuring classic Disney characters is coming to a screen near you this Friday, December 9 at 8:30 ET. Premiering on Disney Channel, the Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →
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MLP Album Makes Holiday Magic in ‘A Pony Kind of Christmas’

It’s that time of year again — the time of year when you look over your long neglected box of holiday themed CDs (or for some of us fossils, tapes) desperately trying to pick ... Continue Reading →
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Call for Entries: Visegrad Animation Forum 2017

Central & Eastern Europe’s leading pitch event for animation, the Visegrad Animation Forum (VAF), is now open for submissions for its 5th annual edition. Projects can be entered ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha and the Bear’ Episode Surpasses Adele on YouTube

There’s been a toon takeover in the digital sphere: the “Recipe for Disaster” Russian-language episode of international hit animated series Masha and the Bear has surpassed 1.8 ... Continue Reading →
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Federation & Cottonwood Top 150 Territories for ‘Ollie & Moon’

Kids content distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media have secured a raft of new presales for animated preschool series The Ollie ... Continue Reading →
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Profiles in History Animation & Disneyana Auction This Friday

The document trademarking Walt Disney’s name, production art from How the Grinch Stole Christmas (just in time for its 50th anniversary), original set pieces from Tim Burton’s The ... Continue Reading →
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Dingle Dates Irish Animation Awards 2017

The second Irish Animation Awards — celebrating outstanding talent in Ireland’s animation, VFX and gaming industries — will take place Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Creations Inks First LatAm Deal for ‘WellieWishers’

Mattel Inc.’s entertainment content division Mattel Creations has secured its first Latin American broadcast partner for WellieWishers (26 x 11). Aimed at girls 5-7, the new 2D ... Continue Reading →