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Everything Is Awesome About ‘Lego Movie’ Release

It’s a pretty great week for animation (and related topics) on DVD and Blu-ray. Leading the pack is the playful three-disc set The LEGO Movie: Everything Is Awesome Edition (Warner ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy ‘Jumps’ ‘Dragon 2′ at Box Office

It was a big weekend at the box office, with two dueling sequels entering the fray with big hopes. In the end, the chips fell with a $60 million opening for the R-rated comedy 22 Jump ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: J.G. Quintel on ‘Regular Show’ Season 3

Fans of Mordecai and Rigby, rejoice! The complete third season of Cartoon Network’s hit series Regular Show is arriving on DVD June 17 in a three-disc set. The release includes ... Continue Reading →
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‘Teletubbies’ to Return with CGI Help

Eh-oh! The Teletubbies are back, and this time they’re adding a touch of CGI. DHX Media will produce 60 new episodes of Teletubbies for CBeebies featuring a “visually enhanced” ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Sets ‘Dinotrux’ Series for Netflix

DreamWorks Animation has announced another original animated series heading to Netflix next year: Dinotrux. Based on Chris Gall’s award-winning book series, Dinotrux is an action-packed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Postman Pat’ Movie Out June 27 in L.A., N.Y.

Postman Pat: The Movie has been set for a U.S. theatrical run and will open June 27 in New York and Los Angeles. Distributed by Shout! Factory, the film opened May 23 in the United ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Vets form Monkey’s Uncle Venture

Animation industry vets Eric “Bibo” Bergeron (Shark Tale, Road to El Dorado) and Emmy-nominated writer-director — and Animation Magazine contributing writer — ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Stepping Down as Hub CEO

Founding CEO and president of Hub Network Margaret Loesch has announced she will step away from her post at the end of the year. She will be leaving behind the hit shows she helped ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Begins ‘Home’ Invasion with First Trailer

DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox are offering up a glimpse at “the true meaning of Smekday” with the first official trailer for its upcoming CG adaptation Home, ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up Ghibli Doc ‘Kingdom of Dreams’

Studio Ghibli fans in North America will get a chance to see behind the scenes of their favorite animation house as GKIDS has picked up regional rights to the unprecedented documentary ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Season Three

Nickelodeon has greenlit a third season of its global hit toon Sanjay and Craig with a 20-episode order, per president of content development and production Russell Hicks. The original ... Continue Reading →
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Imira’s ‘Larva’ Finds U.K. Host

Spanish production/distribution house Imira Entertainment has signed a deal with U.K.-based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons on (104 x 2) and two (52 x 4) of CG short format series ... Continue Reading →
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A Jolie Holiday from the Usual

Given all the reporting that has been done on Disney’s Maleficent, the studio’s revisionist take on the former doyenne of animated evil queens, one point seems to have been ... Continue Reading →
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Breaking: ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ Gets Premiere Date

Worlds will collide as an all-new action filled special, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars, is set to premiere Saturday, July 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. The story takes place a ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Debuts ‘Feast’ Short at Annecy

If you are lucky enough to be at the Annecy International Animation Festival, you may have seen an advance screening of Feast, a new animated short film from Walt Disney Animation Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim To Launch ‘King Star King’ Online

Adult Swim will premiere a new, original animated series on its website, with all six episodes to be exclusively available on AdultSwim.com on Sunday, June 15. Fans will also have the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Magic School Bus’ Returns in Netflix Series

Netflix and Scholastic Media have announced that a new original series based on iconic kids’ show The Magic School Bus will be hitting the streaming platform worldwide in 2016. ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Releases Harmony Version 11

Two-time EmmyAward recipient Toon Boom Animation has released version 11 of its Harmony animation software. The new version offers the best of the vector and bitmap worlds in the drawing ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Unveils Final ‘Boxtrolls’ Trailer

Stop-motion animation house LAIKA has released the final trailer for the upcoming film The Boxtrolls (September 26 through Focus Features). The trailer premiered at the Annecy festival ... Continue Reading →
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1st Trailer for ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Feature

DreamWorks Animation has released a trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar, its feature-length theatrical version of the popular TV show, which itself is spun off from the Madagascar ... Continue Reading →