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DC’s ‘Super Hero High’ Soaring to Boomerang

An all-new, hour-long animated special inspired by the go-get-’em gals of DC Comics is heading to Boomerang on Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. with Super Hero High. The special ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Guru Al Kahn Forms Entertainment Company

Alfred R. Kahn, founder of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., and writer, actress and producer Jillian Crane have teamed up to form CraneKahn — an international children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sells Three Shows to ABC Oz

9 Story Media Group has inked a combined deal with Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for second seasons of Camp Lakebottom (52 x 11), Numb Chucks (52 x 11) and Peg + Cat (50 ... Continue Reading →
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Hoho Inks Sales for ‘Cloudbabies,’ ‘Everybody Loves a Moose’

Hoho Rights, the commercial arm of Hoho Entertainment, announces new international TV and SVOD sales for kids’ properties Cloudbabies and Everybody Loves a Moose. Preschool series ... Continue Reading →
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4K, Silver Buffalo Sign Multi-Category Deal for ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’

4K Media Inc., a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, announces a non-exclusive licensing agreement with New York-based Silver Buffalo for a line of housewares, lifestyle and ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s Barbie Movie Gets May 2017 Release Date Studio makes announcement as part of schedule reshuffle that includes The Dark Tower, Bad Boys 3. Toby Froud’s New Puppet ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boy and the Beast’ Wins Japan Academy Prize

Mamoru Hosoda’s latest animated feature, The Boy and the Beast, has taken the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year. The 39th annual awards ceremony was held in Tokyo ... Continue Reading →
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Zootopia Is Disney Animation’s Biggest Debut Ever in China, Russia Disney’s animal crime caper has pulled in $63.4 million overseas, plus $73.7 million at home in its opening ... Continue Reading →
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Future Animation Stars Win U.S. Internships Nickelodeon surprises Cape Town Animation Fest attendees with sponsored internship announcement. The Surprising Maturity of Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate Producing ‘Sunny Day’ for Nick

Silvergate Media announces the production of Sunny Day, a new animated preschool series for Nickelodeon. The 40 x 22 show will debut on the channel in the U.S. in early 2017. Sunny ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery Nucleus Plans ‘Zootopia’ Book Signing & Panel

Alhambra, California’s Gallery Nucleus has announced a special signing and panel event for the release of Chronicle Books’ The Art of Zootopia. Taking place on March 12 from 2 to ... Continue Reading →
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Splash Ent. Inks Three Toon Deal with TV Film Int’l

Splash Entertainment has announced a new deal with Latin American distributor TV Film International for three of its most popular animated series: Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Dates ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ Release

Following its well received New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival premiere, French animated feature April and the Extraordinary World will open publicly in New York City on March ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Announces ‘Billy Dilly’ and ‘Country Club’

Disney XD is growing its store of original series by ordering two new toons — Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer and Country Club — and re-upped the magical ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Announces ‘Vampirina,’ ‘Puppy Dog Tails’

Disney Junior has ordered two new animated series and put in second season orders for The Lion Guard and Goldie & Bear, it was announced by EVP of Original Programming and General ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Zootopia a Triumph in Computer Animation, as Much as Filmmaking Studio hosts Glendale event to showcase technical achievements of the film, which opens today. The Strategy ... Continue Reading →
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Calabash Offers Fresh Take on Charlie the Tuna

Award-winning 3D animation studio Calabash has delivered a fresh catch for StarKist Tuna with a new spot featuring classic brand icon Charlie the Tuna. The studio partnered with director ... Continue Reading →
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MoMedia Takes on ‘Talking Tom and Friends’

U.K. digital distributor and VOD content management company MoMedia has signed a worldwide deal with family entertainment company Outfit7 for the kids property Talking Tom and Friends. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Dates ‘Force Awakens’ Disc & Digital Release

The Walt Disney Company’s chairman and CEO Robert Iger announced at Thursday’s annual shareholders meeting that the box office record-smashing Star Wars: The Force Awakens will ... Continue Reading →
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‘My Knight and Me’ to Launch at MIPTV

Kids entertainment company CAKE together with French CG animation studio TeamTO and Belgian creative house Thuristar have announced that their new animated series My Knight and Me (52 ... Continue Reading →