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Daily News Bytes: Clips & Trailers

League of Legends “God Fist Lee Sin” Cinematic by director Golden Wolf and Blacklist studio for Riot Games. My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea: Clip #1, Clip #2, ... Continue Reading →
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Nicola Finn Named EP Design & Animation at The Mill NY

Multidisciplinary creative house The Mill announced earlier this week that Nicola Finn has joined its New York production team as Executive Producer for Design & Animation. Finn ... Continue Reading →
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Luca Milano Upped to Director of Rai Kids Division

Italian public broadcaster RAI has promoted Luca Milano to the post of Director or Rai Ragazzi — the new children’s division formed by the merger of RAI’s kid-targeted channels ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sailor Moon R: The Movie’ Makes Home Video Transformation

VIZ Media is gearing up to delight magical-girl fans across the US with the home media release of Sailor Moon R: The Movie on April 18. The first feature inspired by Naoko Takeuchi’s ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids Picks Up Nelvana’s ‘ZhuZhus’ for LatAm, Caribbean

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has allied with Discover Kids to bring 26 episodes of its hit animated series The ZhuZhus to young viewers and their families throughout Latin America ... Continue Reading →
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King Features Toasts Retro Toon Game ‘Cuphead’

Indie game developer Studio MDHR has appointed Hearst’s King Features to represent its old-school animation influenced title Cuphead for licensing. The game is set to launch on Xbox ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Giant Propeller & Li’l Dicky Proudly Present “Pillow Talking” The studio delivered warmongering aliens, a cute little brain, dinosaurs and more for the YouTube hip-hop ... Continue Reading →
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Melissa Benavides Joins The Sequence Group Melbourne as EP

The Sequence Group has appointed Melissa Benavides as executive producer, bolstering its Melbourne team. Benavides brings a decade of experience across the Australian creative industry ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Adds ‘Valerian,’ ‘Rogue One’ to VFX Track; Plus ‘LEGO Batman,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Smurfs’

The audiovisual confab FMX is rapidly approaching, with the organizers announcing even more cutting edge additions to its informative tracks on animation, effects, VR, games and more. ... Continue Reading →
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Job, Joris & Marieke Get Loopy with 3D Prints for Happy Camper

Dutch creative studio Job, Joris & Marieke — which recently took the Grand Prize at the 2017 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival for Heads Together and received an ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon and The Roots’ Passyunk Prod. Team for Kids Series

Amazon Studios announces it is developing an animated children’s series, working-titled South Street Sounds, as well as a live-action kids’ show in collaboration with Grammy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Scores Nine New ‘Fangbone!’ Deals Internationally

DHX Media announces nine new distribution deals for the first season of animated series Fangbone! (50 x 11 min.) Broadcasters newly onboard include ABC ME (Australia), CITV (UK), Gulli ... Continue Reading →
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Jackie Chan Announces New 3D Animation Series in China

International martial arts icon and film star Jackie Chan made an appearance at the Rosewood Hotel in Beijing on Thursday to unveil his latest animation project, All New Jackie Chan ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: ‘Star Wars Forces of Destiny’ Animated Shorts

Disney and Lucasfilm are launching a new storytelling initiative spanning content and consumer products to celebrate the heroes of a galaxy far, far away: Star Wars Forces of Destiny. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Office’ Creator Ricky Gervais Joins Bron’s ‘The Willoughbys’

Canadian studio Bron Animation has signed on Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series creator, writer and actor Ricky Gervais (Special Correspondents, The Office, Derek) to narrate its ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Teams with Moonbot Creatives to Launch Flight School

Reel FX studio’s VR/AR division and the creative leadership from Moonbot Studios have joined forces to form a new multi-platform content studio, dubbed Flight School. The operation ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: Boomerang Is Now Live! The recently announced premium streaming service is up and running in the US thanks to Turner and WB. Learn more at boomerang.com. Investment in French ... Continue Reading →
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Akkord Conjures ‘Petronella the Apple Witch’ for Film & TV

German animation producer Akkord Film and publisher Boje (part of Bastei Lübbe AG) are planning to enchant audiences through screens big and small with adaptations of best-selling ... Continue Reading →
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REDCAT Kids Film Fest Announecs 2017 Lineup

Downtown Los Angeles’ annual REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival has set the schedule for two busy weekends for young film buffs, highlighting innovative animation and ... Continue Reading →
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Cardiff Animation Nights Unveils 2017 CIFF Selection

Cardiff Animation Nights is returning to the Welsh capital with a second dedicated animation strand during Cardiff Independent Film Festival, running May 5-7 at the Chapter arts hub ... Continue Reading →