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Go Behind the Scenes of ‘American Gods’ Stunning Animation Sequence The Starz TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s widely acclaimed modern myth recently featured a haunting ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Plans ‘Totoro’ Theme Park to Open in 2020

Acclaimed animation house Studio Ghibli is planning a theme park dedicated to one of co-founder Hayao Miyazaki’s most beloved films, My Neighbor Totoro. Dubbed “Ghibli Park” ... Continue Reading →
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Sneak Peek: Steve Buscemi, Joe Pantoliano Guest on ‘SpongeBob’

Bikini Bottom’s favorite comedy foil and perpetual driving student gets up to some mistaken aiding and abetting in an all-new episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, “The Getaway,” ... Continue Reading →
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Alpha Group, Man of Action Team for New Series

Alpha Group US — a subsidiary of fast-growing media and toy company Alpha Group — has formed a creative partnership with Ben 10 and Big Hero 6 creators Man of Action Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: CG ‘Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars’ Gets One-Day Theatrical Release

Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions are giving the big screen treatment to Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars for one night only, across the US on August 21. The ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Sneak Peeks ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’

The first footage of Disney XD’s upcoming animated superhero series Marvel’s Spider-Man has been revealed, and it promises an action-packed show rife peppered with smart-mouthed ... Continue Reading →
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Double Fine Amnesia Fortnight ‘17 Bundle Launches on Steam

The  2017 Double Fine Amnesia Fortnight game jam wrapped up back at the end of April, and now avid indie gamers can get their hands on the prototypes for some of the most inventive, ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Hypno-Havoc for LEGO DC Heroines in ‘Brain Drain’

The teenage guardians of justice get super stupefied (and brick-ified) in a new animated adventure this summer, as LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain arrives on Digital HD (July ... Continue Reading →
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AUCTION: Bonhams & TCM Present an Important Animation Art Collection Make sure your checkbook is handy June 5 for this amazing assortment of Disney pieces going up for bid in New ... Continue Reading →
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Pope Francis Playing 2 Characters in Faith Film ‘Fatima’

Two newly launched European production companies have received a literal stamp of approval from the Vatican for their work on the upcoming faith-based animated feature Fatima and the ... Continue Reading →
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GO-N Launches Digital Department Under Amelie Oliveau

Paris-based producer-distributor GO-N Productions has formed a new Digital Department and appointed Amélie Oliveau to the newly-created role of Digital Manager. Oliveau will oversee ... Continue Reading →
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Bron Animation’s ‘Willoughbys’ Signs Major Star Power

Canada’s Bron Animation has enlisted the talents of comedy stars Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski and veteran voice actor Sean Cullen for its upcoming animated ... Continue Reading →
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Scorch Motion Short Celebrates Modern ‘Wonder Women’

Timed to the long-awaited release of Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, the team at London motion graphics design studio Scorch Motion have released a bold ... Continue Reading →
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’Steven Universe’ Creator Rebecca Sugar on Animation and the Power of Empathy “I relate very, very much to the fans of the show, because growing up, I was a very extreme fan of ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Sends ‘Geronimo Stilton’ into CEE

Atlantyca Entertainment has secured a new multi-territory broadcast deal that will bring the newest seasons of animated series Geronimo Stilton and The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton ... Continue Reading →
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m4e Strikes Multiple ‘Mia and Me’ Season 3 Deals

German brand management and media company m4e AG has inked a raft of deals for the recently premiered third season of hit hybrid series Mia and Me (78 x 23 min.), on the heels of its ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: Terry Gross Guests on ‘Clarence,’ Robert Rodriguez Meets ‘Uncle Grandpa’

Things are heating up on Cartoon Network this month with two sizzling guest appearances lighting up a string of new episodes of Clarence and Uncle Grandpa. (Scroll down to check out ... Continue Reading →
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‘Witch Boy’ Graphic Novel Enchants Fox Animation

The yet-to-be released graphic novel The Witch Boy, the first solo title from illustrator and animation artist Molly Knox Ostertag, has been picked up for feature adaptation by Fox ... Continue Reading →
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Blindraw Challenge Connects Creativity and Compassion

A new viral campaign to raise awareness and critically necessary funds to aid the people affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, especially kids, officially kicked off in honor of International ... Continue Reading →
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UYoung Picks Up ‘Helen’s Little School’ & ‘Boyster’ for China

Indie French distributor Superights has licensed two animated series — Helen’s Little School (52 x 11 min.) and Boyster (52 x 13 min.) — to UYoung Culture & Media ... Continue Reading →