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Wage Suppression Suit Requests Apple Case Judge

The legal action against DreamWorks Animation, Disney, Pixar, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Lucasfilm alleging the studios had a deal in place to prevent talent ... Continue Reading →
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‘Black Dynamite’ Returns October 18

Adult Swim will be getting a significant percentage of its groove back as Black Dynamite returns for a second season on Saturday, October 18 at 10:30 p.m. 1970s Renaissance man Black ... Continue Reading →
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RED Interactive Launches ‘Boxtrolls’ Mobile Game

LAIKA animation studio, Focus Features and RED Games — a division of RED Interactive Agency — has launched The Boxtrolls: Slide ‘n’ Sneak, a side-scrolling action ... Continue Reading →
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Athena Georgaklis Named Director of Content for TELETOON

Corus Entertainment has appointed Athena Georgaklis as Director of Content for its TELETOON network. Effective immediately, she will oversee all content development, acquisitions and ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Takes on OuiDO’s ‘Monchhichi’

France’s OuiDO Productions (ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, Sonic Boom) is gearing up to go into development on a new animated series based on the classic Japanese toy brand Monchhichi, ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sends ‘Archer’ on NYCC Mission

FX has planned a trio of panels for its highly lauded shows during New York Comic-Con next month, including a jam-packed session on everyone’s favorite animated — and often ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim To Chew Up the Big Apple During NYCC

Adult Swim will be taking NYC by storm with fun events scheduled for New York Comic-Con, taking place October 9-12 at the Javits Center. Debauchery will reign supreme through panels ... Continue Reading →
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Latvia Backs ‘Rocks in My Pockets’ for Oscars Bid

Signe Baumane’s animated feature Rocks in My Pockets has been selected to represent her home country of Latvia in the race for the Best Foreign Language Oscar, Variety reports. ... Continue Reading →
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Fox TV Names Grant Gish VP Animation

20th Century Fox Television executive Grant Gish has been promoted to Vice President of Animation at the studio. The title is awarded after years of dedication to Fox’s animation ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Hiddleston to Star in ‘Skull Island’

Legendary Pictures has tapped Tom Hiddleston — beloved by fans for his portrayals of Loki in the Thor and Avengers flicks — to star in its King Kong prequel Skull Island, ... Continue Reading →
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Shapeways Seeks Characters for 3D Printing Contest

Wouldn’t you love to have a custom figurine of that one-of-a-kind animated character you’ve come up with? 3-D printing company Shapeways has partnered with the 3D Modeling ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ghostbusters’ Celebrates 30th on Disc and Doughnuts

As if you needed another reason to indulge your sweet tooth, Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have teams up to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Ghostbusters film franchise. ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park,’ ‘Godzilla’ Giants Among Video Releases

Two giants of animation and visual-effects stomp their way home today with major releases for Godzilla and the kids of South Park. South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Paramount, ... Continue Reading →
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Jetpack to Rep ‘Justin Time’ in CEEMEA

Jetpack Distribution, the sales outfit formed by Samka Productions, Nerdcorps Entertainment and Gardiner Entertainment, has come on board as the TV and Licensing rights representative ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Adds Broadcasters for ‘Nerds and Monsters’

9 Story Entertainment has signed up multiple broadcasters for Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11). Licensees include TVE (Spain), Canal+ Family ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Signs Package Deal with Al Jazeera

Zodiak Kids has sealed a 75-plus horror programming package deal with Al Jazeera for its Arabic children’s channels JeemTV and Baraem TV across the Middle East and North Africa. ... Continue Reading →
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MIP News Bytes: ‘Luchien,’ ‘P. King Duckling,’ ‘Zafari,’ ‘G.U.N.K. Aliens’

+ Monster Entertainment continues to roll out the dialog-free kids fare for MIP Junior with two more series on its sales slate. Luchien (26 x 1) from Belgium’s Truffe Productions ... Continue Reading →
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Friends in Low Places

LAIKA sculpts two contrasting worlds to explore notions ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation

Our yearly look toward the bright future of original animation talent with up-and-coming first time series creators. Dave Cooper & Johnny Ryan Pig Goat Banana Cricket! Nickelodeon, ... Continue Reading →