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Nelvana Names Three New Senior Management Execs

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is bolstering its senior management team with the appointment of three licensing and entertainment veterans. Joining the kids’ production-distribution ... Continue Reading →
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’DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge’ Season 4 Clip “Insomnia Insanity” The fate of Hiccup and the Dragon Riders is left in the hands of the mysterious Mala and the Defenders ... Continue Reading →
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Jakks Pacific NY Toy Fair Lineup: DC, Marvel, Disney & More

Jakks Pacific has unveiled its portfolio of toys and entertainment products for the 2017 New York Toy Fair (Feb. 18-21). The array includes options for all ages, from active play innovations ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Unbridles ‘My Little Pony’ Movie Merch at Toy Fair

At New York Toy Fair 2017, taking place Feb. 18-21 at the Javits Center, Hasbro will be debuting two darling new playthings inspired by the upcoming theatrical feature My Little Pony: ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Inks 3 Picture Deal with Korea’s Cinema Republic

Studio 100 Film has inked a multi-film agreements with theatrical distributor Cinema Republic that will bring the upcoming second and third Maya the Bee CGI features and Princess Emmy ... Continue Reading →
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Miss Crawly Gets Back in the Game in ‘Sing’ Mini Movie

Illumination Entertainment’s Sing is taking the home entertainment stage next month, with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment releasing the musical marvel on Digital HD March 3, ... Continue Reading →
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Take a Journey with LAIKA’s ‘Choose Kubo’ Featurette

Hot off its big wins at the BAFTA awards, LAIKA is doubling down on its big double-nominated push for the Oscars, with a beautiful new For-Your-Consideration featurette for Kubo and ... Continue Reading →
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CN Serves Up ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Series First Look

Cartoon Network will premiere the new Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs TV series on Monday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT. Based on Sony Pictures Animation’s 2009 feature hit and the ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: New ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Comics Covers, Writers Q&A

IDW Publishing has just revealed some awesome/adorable cover art for its new three-issue Powerpuff Girls comics miniseries! Starting in May, fans and readers will get to take in an ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Trailer Passes are now on sale for this year’s Berkeley event, taking place March 2-5. Visit the website for program details. Disney’s Live-Action ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Names Funko Master Toy for ‘Rick and Morty’

Cartoon Network Enterprises is growing its licensing program for hit Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty by naming leading pop culture collectibles company Funko as the brand’s ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Unveils First Look at ‘SuperMansion’ Season 2

Sony’s online streaming service Crackle has released a first-look clip and key art for the second season of SuperMansion, an Emmy-nominated original series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. ... Continue Reading →
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30+ DHX Kids Series Set for Amazon Prime India

DHX Media has licensed more than three dozen kids’ series to Amazon Prime Video’s recently launched SVOD service in India. The massive package deal includes evergreen cartoons like ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Hibon Joins Luma as Head Creative Director

Award-winning artist and animation director Ben Hibon has been hired on as Head Creative Director of visual effects house Luma Pictures as the studio prepares to dive into original ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Cox Appointed Executive Creative Director of Aardman

Bristol-based studio Aardman Animations has hired on industry veteran Sarah Cox as Executive Creative Director, co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton announced. In her new role, ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Red Slates First Original Kids Shows

YouTube is investing in its first raft of original children’s programming, setting four series from top platform creators to launch over spring and summer for YouTube Red subscribers ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Enrolls in New ‘Monster High’ Series for YouTube Kids

Mattel Creations announces a brand-new animated series inspired by its fang tastic fashionista property, Monster High: The Adventures of the Ghoul Squad, exclusively for YouTube and ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Announces ‘Most Magnificent Thing’ CG Short

Nelvana announced from the Kidscreen Summit on Wednesday, and in association with Kids Can Press, that it is ready to begin production on a 22-minute animated special inspired by Ashley ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Gives Early 2nd Season Order for ‘Tangled: The Series’

Disney Channel has taken the initiative to order a second season of animated spinoff show Tangled: The Series ahead of the season one premiere, with Chris Sonnenburg as executive producer ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The Kidscreen Summit has presented some very special Valentine’s to deserving kids’ entertainment titles, as the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony was celebrated Tuesday ... Continue Reading →