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Viddiverse Offers Kid-Friendly Social Video Network

A brand new COPPA-compliant social network called Viddiverse has hit the digital media scene, officially premiering today with a raft of tween-targeted video content from partners including ... Continue Reading →
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Toppen Gets Cooking with ‘The Fox Chef Show’

We may not know what the fox says, but thanks to Toppen Animation Studio, we do know that he can cook. The Romania-based studio has released a 3D CG-animated short titled The Fox Chef ... Continue Reading →
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Extended First Look at TV’s ‘Gotham’

Having conquered the big screen, the world of Batman is now looking to succeed on the small screen as well. Fox has finally unveiled an extended trailer for Gotham, it’s Smallville-esque ... Continue Reading →
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ToonSeum Celebrates Little Golden Books

The ToonSeum, a.k.a. Pittsburgh’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, will be celebrating seven memory-making decades of Little Golden Books on Saturday, May 17 from 4 – 7 ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi Preview: ‘Last Days of Coney Island’

It’s only a few days until the Ralph Bakshi retrospective at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and to whet your appetite for the event there are two new behind-the-scenes video clips ... Continue Reading →
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Star Wars Day: ‘Rebels’ Trailer, ‘Episode VII’ Greeting

We hope you enjoyed Star Wars Day on May the Fourth! In case you missed it, there were a few cool official items to come out. Up first is the full trailer for the upcoming animated ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: NFL Stars Get Animated in Nick Special

In honor of NFL Draft Day, Nicktoons is presenting a one-hour animated special of NFL Rush Zone: Guardians Unleashed, “Knights of the Sky.” Premiering Wednesday, May 7 at ... Continue Reading →
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All in the Superhero Family: ‘Son of Batman’ Tops Video Week

The Dark Knight becomes the Dark Dad in Warner Bros.’ most-recent DC Universe animated movie, Son of Batman (Warner Bros., $19.98 DVD, $24.98 special edition DVD, $24.98 Blu-ray), ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sells 75+ Half-Hours to CSC

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has signed licenses with the U.K.’s CSC Media for over 75 half-hours of new programming to be aired on the growing broadcaster, including ... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Hawking Develops Kids Cartoon

Nerd Corps Entertainment has begun development on a new computer-animated kids’ series based the George Greenby book series created by Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy Hawking, ... Continue Reading →
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Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Voice of Animated Alfred, Dies

Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr., best known as a suave leading man of 1950s-1970s television who also provided the voice of Alfred in Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series (1992-95) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Spidey 2′ Swings to Amazing Opening

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 dominated the weekend box office business, taking in an estimated $92 million in domestic ticket sales. The Sony/Columbia sequel to the 2012 reboot of the franchise ... Continue Reading →
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9 Toon Finalists for Student Academy Awards

Nine animated films have been nominated as finalists for the 2014 Student Academy Awards. Academy members will now vote to determine up to three winning films in each category. The ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Taps Universal for Home Entertainment Distribution

HIT is going with Universal for distribution of its library in home entertainment, streaming video and video on demand for the United States and Canada. The multi-year partnership between ... Continue Reading →
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Viva Taps Essence of Vegas for Large-Scale Spots

Viva Design has completed two original animation sequences for the High Roller observation reel in Las Vegas at Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s Linq Entertainment and shopping center ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animators Show Off Artistic Side

Disney Television Animation played host April 29 to “Man Vs. Machine: The Robot Show!,” an exhibition of artwork by its artists, executives and staff. Here are some images ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Animating ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings into theaters this weekend ... Continue Reading →
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‘Untitled Smurfs Movie’ Pushed to 2016

Director Kelly Asbury (Gnomeo & Juliet, Shrek 2, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron) announced on his official production blog this morning that the franchise-remodeling Untitled ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Launching YouTube Channel

DreamWorks Animation is stepping deeper into the streaming game by launching a new, family-oriented YouTube channel called DreamWorksTV that will feature original, live-action and animated ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Old Is New Again, Part 1: Captain America

The venerable Captain America has lately been burning up the box office through the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which is not a bad showing for the fourth-oldest superhero ... Continue Reading →