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LACO @ The Movies Presents Silly Symphonies

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will showcase the interplay of music and film with the June 4 performance of “LACO @ the Movies: An Evening of Disney Silly Symphonies.” ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts 2016 Character Animation Showcase Nets 1M Views

The 2016 CalArts Character Animation Channel, showcasing the works selected for this year’s Producers Show of student films, has passed one million views since its launch on Vimeo ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Goggles Fetches ‘Charlie & Company’

School Zone Publishing announces it has partnered with the Toon Goggles SVOD platform for the digital distribution of its Charlie & Company property. The educational hybrid series ... Continue Reading →
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The Last Fiction Aims to Redefine Iranian Feature Animation Cartoon Brew scoops the trailer for the gritty, sophisticated 2D indie feature from Hoorakhsh Studios. A Former Zynga VP ... Continue Reading →
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With Bilal Animated Fare Is Newly Abloom in Mideast Region Arab feature animation projects are few and far between, but Dubai-based Barajoun Ent. looks to make a mark with its CG cinematic ... Continue Reading →
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New DreamWorks Offering Trolls Holds Preview at Cannes Voice stars Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick hit the Croisette to promote the upcoming animated musical-comedy. Open Road Joins ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Animation Podcast Series Launches

In celebration of 25 years of Nickelodeon animation, the network is talking toon shop in the Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, now available on iTunes, SoundCloud, YouTube and nickanimationpodcast.com. ... Continue Reading →
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Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos Tapped by TFO

Groupe Media TFO has taken a big step in distribution of its multiplatform content and expansion into international markets with the appointment of Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sunny Bunnies’ Deals Hopping for Media I.M.

London-based content distribution company Media I.M. has closed license deals for its non-dialog animation series Sunny Bunnies (26 x 3’30″) with Disney Junior in multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Film.UA Scores Cannes Sales for ‘Stolen Princess’

Film.UA Group is exhibiting at the Cannes Marche du Film for the first time this year, and announces that is has inked deals for full distribution rights to the animated feature The ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton & Baumane Pass Toon Torch for Woodstock Fest

The Woodstock Film Festival announces that Joy Buran and Noelle Melody have come aboard to curate the Annual Animation Spectacular, following on the path forged by Bill Plympton and ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Drops first ‘Red Turtle’ Trailer

A first trailer for The Red Turtle — the new Studio Ghibli co-production project directed by Oscar winner Michael Dudok de Wit (Father and Daughter) — has arrived, ahead ... Continue Reading →
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How Homer Will Make His Live Debut on The Simpsons Sunday night’s Simprovised episode will use mo-cap to let Homer answer live current event Qs. Why It Costs Some Animation Shows ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids LatAm Commissions More ‘Doki’

Portfolio Entertainment has been commissioned by broadcast partner Discovery Kids Latin America to produce seasons three and four of popular animated preschool series Doki. The new ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Slates Multi-Platform Programming

Turner’s Adult Swim — basic cable’s No. 1 destination for millennials for over 10 years — is evolving yet again, announce two new slates of programming in advance of ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton Mockumentary ‘Hitler’s Folly’ Arrives June 3

Plymptoons has announced that Bill Plympton’s new feature mockumentary Hitler’s Folly will be released in the U.S. as a free digital download through plymptoons.com on Friday, June ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Acquires ‘Robotech’ To Anchor Anime Channel  Crackle, Sony’s free streaming network, has acquired the complete series to Harmony Gold’s popular ’80s anime series ... Continue Reading →
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Alibaba, Flame Node Support Sheep and Wolves China Release

Wizart Animation announced a partnership with Flame Node Entertainment and Alibaba Group to bring to China its new feature Sheep and Wolves. Flame Node Entertainment, which released ... Continue Reading →
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CPC to Run Spain and Portugal rights for Cyber Group’s ‘Zou’

Cyber Group Studios appointed Consumer Product Connection to oversee the Spanish and Portuguese licensing rights for the animated preschool series Zou. The show has reached more than ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio Takes ‘Angry Birds Movie’ Licensees Under Wing

Rovio Entertainment’s first ever theatrical feature release will fly the coop on May 20, and ahead of the launch the company announces an impressive roster of licensees across multiple ... Continue Reading →