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‘Plim Plim’ Arrives in Colombia

Smilehood Media’s charming animated preschool series Plim Plim continues its international expansion, having last month debuted on Colombian national channel Señal Colombia last ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpacePOP’ Debuts on Kabillion Girls Rule!, Kid Genius

Genius Brands International has inked a deal with Kabillion to debut its hit, music-driven YouTube tween series SpacePOP on Kabillion Girls Rule! Today. Reaching over 50 million U.S. ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Takes Flight

Disney’s Lucasfilm released a new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story during Wednesday night’s Olympics coverage. The spot gives more screen time to some of the new-to-screen ... Continue Reading →
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NFB VR Works Slated for POP 03 in Toronto

The National Film Board of Canada is bringing together a slate of six virtual reality and immersive media productions for Toronto’s POP 03 installation, running August 19-21 at the ... Continue Reading →
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Dave Franco, Justin Theroux & Jackie Chan Join ‘Ninjago’ Cast

Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Ninjago Movie has lined up raft of voice stars, just over a year before the film’s slated September 22, 2017 release. Filmmakers have cast Dave Franco, Justin ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Sets U.S. Release for ‘Long Way North’

Shout! Factory Films will be bringing Annecy Audience Award-winning animated feature Long Way North to theaters on September 30. The film, which also won the Grand Prize and Governor ... Continue Reading →
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Regina Spektor – “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” Official Video (from Kubo and the Two Strings) Hold on to your heartsrings: Ms. Spektor’s performance of the George Harrison ... Continue Reading →
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DC’s First Gay Superhero Gets Animated for CW Seed

The CW Network’s digital channel CW Seed has announced that 2017 will see the launch of animated series Freedom Fighters: The Ray, based on DC comics characters and produced by Warner ... Continue Reading →
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The Sequence Group Turns 10

Award-winning creative studio The Sequence Group has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Based in Vancouver, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (opened this year), The Sequence Group ... Continue Reading →
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First Ever DIGILITY AR/VR Conference Announced

The first DIGILITY international conference and expo for augmented and virtual reality will take place in Cologne, Germany September 22-23, tackling topics relating to AR/VR, wearable ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Bringing Teletubbies, Twirlywoos & Night Garden to BLE

Brand Licensing Europe will kick off in London on October 11, and DHX Brands will be on deck at stand C30 to present a diverse slate of properties for 2016 and beyond. DHX’s offerings ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Score New Apparel & Accessories Partners

Cartoon Network Enterprises has signed on new apparel and accessories partners for Adult Swim’s critically-acclaimed animated sci-fi comedy, Rick and Morty. Joining current partners ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Brings Back ‘Rocko’s Modern Life’ for One-Hour Special

August 11 marks the 25th anniversary of the first original animated Nickelodeon series arriving on air, and Nickelodeon has given us all a gift to mark the occasion. The network has ... Continue Reading →
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‘Elena’ Continues Disney Junior Reign with Second Season

Latin culture and folklore-inspired CG animated series Elena of Avalor has been greenlit for a second season, following its successful premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior last ... Continue Reading →
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’Star Trek Discovery’: Series Reboot to Have Female Lead as Casting Heats Up Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva hears that the Trekkieverse is taking a cue from Rey’s breakout role ... Continue Reading →
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Screen Yug Announces 360 Property ‘Amazing Kids’

Multi-disciplinary studio Screen Yug is building its animated series catalog (which includes War of Heroes and Mary Kom Jr.) with a new 360-degree property titled Amazing Kids. In addition ... Continue Reading →
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25th ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Release Invites Royal Guests

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of its Best Picture Oscar-nominated animated feature Beauty and the Beast, Disney is not only preparing a lovely new home entertainment release ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Gets ‘Stinky & Dirty’ Sept. 2

One of the latest titles in Amazon Prime Video’s growing roster of greenlit original series, The Stinky & Dirty Show will introduce preschool viewers to a mess of animated fun ... Continue Reading →
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‘Croods 2’ Release Regresses to 2018

20th Century Fox has pushed DreamWorks Animations’ prehistoric sequel The Croods 2 back to an unspecified date in 2018. The follow-up film was originally slated for December 22, 2017, ... Continue Reading →
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Jam Filled Eyes Arc Productions Buy

Following the dramatic closure of Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, Jam Filled Entertainment (itself recently acquired as a subsidiary of Boat Rocker Media) has moved to acquire ... Continue Reading →