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Sonar to Unleash New Animated ‘Watchdog’

Sonar Entertainment has acquired global rights to Hugo-winning author Will McIntosh’s new sci-fi adventure Watchdog. The studio plans to develop a new children’s series ... Continue Reading →
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Robin Joseph Launches New Short ‘Fox and the Whale’

As a freelance production designer and concept artist, Robin Joseph’s clients have included major studios such as Pixar, Illumination, DreamWorks, Blue Sky and Sony. But the Indian-born ... Continue Reading →
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MAXON Releases Cineware Plugin for Illustrator

MAXON, the developer of 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution Cinema 4D, has released Cineware for Illustrator. This new plugin allows artists and designers to add and edit ... Continue Reading →
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Fox, Blue Sky Fly with Animated Short-Inspired Spy Caper

The 2009 animated short Pigeon: Impossible by Lucas Martell has inspired a new feature-length project, which will be produced by Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Chernin Entertainment. According ... Continue Reading →
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StudioCanal Plans New Paddington Bear TV Series

It looks like a certain lovable bear is getting his own TV series again. StudioCanal has announced that it is planning a new animated TV series featuring Michael Bond’s beloved ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sends ’3 Amigonauts’ to New Territories

Toronto-based 9 Story Media Group has secured multiple international sales for its new animated comedy 3 Amigonauts (52 x 11′), aimed at children 6 to 11 years old. New licensees ... Continue Reading →
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Firefly to Represent Animated Pic ‘Arctic Justice’

Firefly Brand Management has been appointed the exclusive global licensing agency for upcoming CG-animated feature Arctic Justice. The movie features the voices of Jeremy Renner, Heidi ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Animating Spidey with Imageworks

For the latest take on Marvel Comics’ ever-popular webslinger, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sony Pictures Imageworks completed over 300 VFX shots — including creating a realistic ... Continue Reading →
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UK based Factory Recruits Zoë Bamsey as Chief Content Officer

Factory, a BAFTA-winning animation studio based in the UK, has announced the appointment of Zoë Bamsey from Coolabi Group as the company’s Chief Content Officer. This position ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam Strikes 230+ Episode Deal with De Agostini Editore

Xilam, an award-winning animation company based in France, has announced the licensing of more than 230 episodes of children’s content to Italian TV network De Agostini Editore. ... Continue Reading →
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Titmouse Spreads Its Wings

Behind the ivy-covered walls of a large contemporary building ... Continue Reading →
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10 Questions for Frank Ternier

Filmmaker, graphic artist and animator Frank Ternier first made a splash with his animated short 8 Bullets in 2014. His new short, Riot, about the murder of a young black man, made ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Allies with Arms Manufacturer Northrop-Grumman

UPDATE: Marvel issued a statement Friday night to the effect that the reported partnership would not be pursued. Statement quoted at end of article. It’s no secret that the Marvel ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Andy Serkis Among Student Academy Awards Presenters

The Academy has announced a slate of presenters for this year’s Student Academy Awards, including DreamWorks Animation director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, as well as actor/motion-capture ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie’ Premieres Nov. 24

Great news for longtime Hey Arnold! fans incoming. Nickelodeon has scheduled the new TV movie for Friday, Nov. 24, 7PM (ET/PT) with an encore airing Saturday Nov. 25, and additionally ... Continue Reading →
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Happy Haunts Materialize in Disney XD Stop-Mo Haunted Mansion Bumpers

In celebration of the Halloween season, Disney XD will be airing a series of stop-motion promotional shorts which land the stars of its animated programming in the middle of the spooky ... Continue Reading →
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Abhijay Prakash Named New DreamWorks Animation COO

DreamWorks Feature Animation has named Focus Features COO and Universal Pictures veteran Abhijay Prakash as Chief Operating Officer.  In this role, he will be responsible for the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Wraps, Announces Winners

Another edition of the World Animation Celebration has drawn to a close. Following two days packed with screenings, panels, speakers and much more, WAC 2017 has revealed the winners ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Present Short Films at Animation Is Film Festival 2017

Women in Animation (WIA) has announced that a showcase of short films created by female animators from around the world will screen at the Animation Is Film festival this month. Entitled ... Continue Reading →
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BLE: Nelvana Strikes Exclusive UK Agreement with FMK

Nelvana Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Nelvana, has announced a strategic partnership with FremantleMedia Kids & Family (FMK) to represent its products and ... Continue Reading →