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Pixar’s Coco Is a “Love Letter to Mexico” in the Age of Trump Vanity Fair‘s Joanna Robinson dishes the latest updates on the Lee Unkrich Día de Muertos-inspired ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Mononoke’ Returns to US Theaters in January

Studio Ghibli’s iconic Princess Mononoke from writer/director Hayao Miyazaki is returning to movie theaters for two nights only in celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary, ... Continue Reading →
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Pics: DreamWorks ‘Trollhunters’ Arrives on Netflix Dec. 23

Netflix is prepping for the global premiere of its animated original series DreamWorks Trollhunters on December 23, releasing select season one episode screeners for review. We can’t ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Pre-K Series Gets Animated in Wales with Gov’t Support

A high-profile new animated preschool series from Chinese kids entertainment company Magic Mall, set for broadcast in China, is being produced in Cardiff by the award-winning Cloth ... Continue Reading →
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DISCOP Africa to Expand Animation Lounge in 2017

DISCOP Abidjan and DISCOP Johannesburg stand as the premiere content markets in Francophone and Anglophone Africa, respectively, generating an estimated $1 billion worth of broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Unveils 2017 Awards Nominees

The shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Kidscreen Awards, honoring the best in children’s television and digital media, have been announced. Contenders in the Programming, Broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East have revealed the nominations for the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, recognizing outstanding writing for TV, new media, ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Teases Hybrid Woody Woodpecker Film in Sao Paulo

Universal Pictures brought a new take on a familiar toon to Sao Paulo’s Comic Con Experience over the weekend, revealing a teaser trailer for its hybrid feature Pica-Pau — ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Creature Featurette Check out this extremely cool peek behind the scenes with Creature FX Supervisor Neal Scanlan and team, plus reactions from stars ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′ Teaser Lands in Sao Paulo

Disney and Marvel Studios revealed the new teaser trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at Comic Con Experience 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday before rolling it out online ... Continue Reading →
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Richard Goldsmith Resigns from Jim Henson Co.

Richard Goldsmith, Executive Vice President of Global Distribution at The Jim Henson Company, has announced he will be vacating the post he has held since 2011 later this month. For ... Continue Reading →
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TBS Expands Animation Horizons with ‘Final Space’ Greenlight

TBS has greenlit a new sci-fi animated comedy series as part of its push for more prime-time toon content, Deadline reports. Final Space is created by indie filmmaker, actor and comedian ... Continue Reading →
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Ventana Sur Announces Inaugural ‘Animation!’ Winners

This year’s edition of the Ventana Sur film market in Buenos Aires featured its first-ever dedicated pitch sessions for animated TV series and film projects. Branded “Animation!”, ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation’s Intiatives Aim to Boost Female Creative Talent in the Biz Karen Idelson digs into WIA’s “50/50 by 2025″ gender parity initiative with co-chair ... Continue Reading →
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Brexit Effects: Low Cost for High Quality Cinematics

There’s a digitally-crafted silver lining to the financial uproar caused by the United Kingdom’s EU referendum vote — commonly known as Brexit. With the pound at a 31-year ... Continue Reading →
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Family Channel & Family Jr. Get Festive for December

DHX Media’s DHX Television channels Family Jr. and Family Channel will be bringing a sleigh-load of holiday programming into Canadian homes this month, including brand new themed ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel & Funko Launch New Shorts Series with ‘Spellbound’

The superheroic action of the Marvel Entertainment universe is united with the cute, comical, super-deformed characters of Funko’s POP! vinyl toy line in a new animated webseries ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Advances 20 VFX Contenders

Things continue to heat up in the races for our favorite Academy Award categories. Having announced a record-setting number of qualifying animated features and announced the 10 short-listed ... Continue Reading →
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‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Poster: The Villains Are All Here! So. Many. Awesome. Minifigs! If you studied the list of the new LEGO figures coming to toy shelves in January we shared ... Continue Reading →
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AmebaTV Hungry for ‘Om Nom Stories’

Cut the Rope: Om Nom Stories, based on Zeptolab’s mobile game franchise, has joined the streaming lineup on Canada’s AmebaTV. Four seasons totalling 39 episodes will be presented ... Continue Reading →