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DreamWorksTV’s Digital Domination DreamWorksTV head Birk Rawlings talks to TV Kids about the sophomore YouTube channel’s success with original live-action and animated content. Nancy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Secret Life of Pets’ Enjoys Smashing Opening at $103M

Illumination Entertainment’s latest CG flick The Secret Life of Pets took in a staggering $103 million at the box office over its opening weekend. As Forbes‘ film biz expert ... Continue Reading →
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Surreal Comedy ‘Mystery Soup’ Wins BBC’s ANIM8

CBBC and BBC Worldwide have announced that surreal 2D animated comedy Mystery Soup from Victoria Manifold and Hannah Jacobs has been selected as the winning pitch for the channel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Fantastic Planet: A Psychedelic Adult Animation Classic Rene Laloux and Roland Topor’s mesmerizing ’70s sci-fi toon harkens back to a golden age of adult-targeted, high-concept ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

Universal has released a new trailer for its CG musical-comedy Sing, the latest from Illumination Entertainment and due in theaters December 21, 2016. The newest spot puts viewers on ... Continue Reading →
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The Consummate (Young) Professional

For most young would-be professional artists, finding that first gig is often the trickiest part of getting a career going. For Morgane Keesling — 23 year-old senior Animation major ... Continue Reading →
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’Phantom Boy’ English Version Features Fred Armisen, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jared Padelecki Open July 15 at IFC Center in NYC, with director Q&As and giveaways opening weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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Best of TROMAnimation Lineup Announced

The official selections in animation have been announced for the 17th Annual TromaDance festival, to be held July 29 & 30 at The Paper Box Theatre in Brooklyn. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Block Launches on 9GO! Australia

Turner has struck a content deal with Nine in Australia that is bringing a weekly one-hour Adult Swim branded block of young-adult comedy to channel 9GO! The Sunday evening block will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Domo’ Studio Launches Amazon Pilot

Japan-based animation company dwarf Studios has created a pilot episode of a new stop-motion preschool series The Curious Kitty & Friends for Amazon. This marks the first time Amazon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Steven Universe’ Artist Gets Show at Nucleus

This Saturday, July 9 at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California will open a new exhibition by Annie- and Emmy-nominated animation artist Elle Michalka: The Tower. Michalka has been ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age’ Partners Bring Character Wedding to Life Online

Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox’s upcoming animated sequel Ice Age: Collision Course (read all about it in our August issue!) is marking a first in online tie-in marketing by ... Continue Reading →
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NBCUniversal’s Ron Meyer: Here’s Why We Bought DreamWorks Animation “We love the animation business and having a second animation company ensures that we’ll have four ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Announces ‘Trolls’ Panel at Comic-Con

DreamWorks Animation will be holding a panel for its hotly anticipated musical-comedy-adventure Trolls during the San Diego Comic-Con later this month. Set for Thursday, July 21 at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Borrowed Time’ Takes Best in Show at SIGGRAPH CG Fest

SIGGRAPH 2016 has announced the winners — and highlights — of the 43rd annual Computer Animation Festival. Running with the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH ... Continue Reading →
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CN Promises Townsville Booth, Panels and More for CCI

Cartoon Network is planning an epic presence at San Diego Comic-Con this year, with debut panels for the revamped Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears and a first-of-its-kind musical panel ... Continue Reading →
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BBCW’s ‘Hey Duggee’ Bows on Nick Jr. July 11

Preschool audiences will get to meet a new pal from across the pond as new animated series Hey Duggee debuts on Nick Jr. on Monday, July 11 at 2 p.m. ET/PT. The series follows Duggee, ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up Production I.G’s ‘Miss Hokusai’

GKIDS has acquired distribution rights for Miss Hokusai — the latest animated feature from Japanese studio Production I.G, which has delivered Ghost in the Shell and A Letter ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer & Art Reveals More of ‘Kubo’s World

Focus Features and LAIKA are inviting you to uncover more of its hero’s story and get a closer look at the magic of Kubo and the Two Strings with a new trailer and newly revealed ... Continue Reading →
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SGN Buys TinyCo, Maker of ‘Marvel Avengers Academy’ Mobile Game SGN, founded by MySpace and Fox vets, marks its third acquisition since its 2010 founding with the company also behind ... Continue Reading →