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MIP Cancun: Monster Closes Spanish-Language Package Deal

Ahead of its first outing to MIP Cancun (Nov. 15-17, www.mipcancun.com), Monster Entertainment has closed a deal with US media corp Olympusat which will bring much of its catalog to ... Continue Reading →
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Here We Go! ‘Super Mario’ Movie in the Pipes at Illumination

One of the biggest names in videogame history may be returning to the big screen The Wall Street Journal reports that Universal Pictures’ Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Co. Tries to Find New Parent for ‘Paddington 2′

StudioCanal’s live-action/CG-animated feature Paddington 2 enjoyed a great opening box office in the U.K, beating heavy-hitters such as Murder on the Orient Express and Thor: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ben 10′ from CN ad Outright Games Launches

Fans of hit Cartoon Network animated action series Ben 10 can now embark on a new intergalactic quest with young Ben Tennyson and the 10 incredible alien transformations accessed via ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Danger Stalks the Streets in ‘Batman: Gotham by Gaslight’

The first animated adaptation of DC Elseworlds story will arrive on disc and digital early next year, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment steps back to turn-of-the-century Gotham City ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Gunnar Awards: ‘The Burden’ Takes Fredrikstad Grand Prize

The 2017 Fredrikstad Animation Festival closed over the weekend in the coastal Norwegian city, capped with the annual Golden Gunnar Award ceremony. This year’s Grand Prix went ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Greenlights Science-Fueled Toon ‘D.N.Ace’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has greenlit a new original animated comedy-adventure D.N.Ace, a fun mix of science fiction and science fact aimed at kids ages 6-9. Forty 2 x 11-min. ... Continue Reading →
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A Dandelion Hopes for a New Life in Kevin Hudson’s ‘Weeds’

The recent anti-immigrant climate in the U.S. had a deep impact on animation director Kevin Hudson. The director of the new animated short Weeds says he was pulling weeds in his yard ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ Squabble, DC Editor Axed, & More

Conservative Website Howls at ‘Simpsons’ for Mocking “Right-Wing Nutjobs” and Ayn Rand Don’t shoot the messenger — or, err, smash the Keurig? NewsBusters, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ethel & Ernest’ Scores Double, Romanian Short Takes Grand Prize at Cinanima

The 41st edition of Portugal’s Cinanima International Animated Film Festival wrapped up this weekend in Espinho, bestowing the grand prize City of Espinho Award on Negulici Sergiu’s ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Greenlights ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series

Good news for fantasy fans: Amazon has officially given the go-ahead to a new series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings epic in what seems like perfect timing, with ... Continue Reading →
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‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ Trots Home This Winter

The Mane 6′s mega-magical big screen adventure My Little Pony: The Movie will be hoofing it on home in the next couple months, with Lionsgate setting a December 19 Digital release ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Launches Shorts Program with ‘Bird Karma’

Another major animation house is getting back to the medium’s theatrical cartoon roots, as NBCUniversal’s DreamWorks Animation has launched DreamWorks Shorts. Like similar ... Continue Reading →
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Popular Shorts May Lead to ‘Overwatch’ Animated Feature

Blizzard Entertainment is open to the idea of a feature-length project inspired by its hit sci-fi MOFPS Overwatch, thanks to enthusiastic fan response to its online animated shorts. ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm Prez Kathleen Kennedy to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award

The Art Directors Guild has announced that eight-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker and President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy will receive the 2018 Cinematic Imagery Award at the 22nd ... Continue Reading →
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OptiTrack Releases Motive 2.0 Motion Tracking Software

OptiTrack, the world’s largest provider of motion capture solutions and technology, today announced the release of its Motive 2.0 software. With an expanded feature set and redesigned ... Continue Reading →
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Mexico’s First Stop-Mo Feature Among Ventana Sur Pitches

One of the projects selected for the Animation! section at the upcoming Ventana Sur film market in Buenos Aires (Nov. 27-Dec. 1, ventana-sur.com) will be Mexico’s first stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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New Hulk/Black Widow Funko Short Debuts

Marvel and Funko have collaborated to create a second season of the popular Marvel Funko animated shorts, the third of which, Tick Tick Smash, was released today. In the new offering, ... Continue Reading →
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PETA Kids Urges ‘Paw Patrol’ to Spread Adoption Message

PETA Kids has sent a letter to the producers of Nickelodeon/Spin Master’s hugely popular Paw Patrol series asking them to spread pro-adoption message at Macy’s Thankgiving Parade ... Continue Reading →