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‘Nella,’ ‘Digby,’ ‘Trucktown’ Coming to Nick Channels

Nickelodeon networks are off to an animated start in 2017 with the announcements that new preschool series Nella the Princess Knight is heading to the Nickelodeon channel (premiering ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Shops ‘Camp Lakebottom’ S3 to Disney LatAm

9 Story Media Group has licensed an additional 13 x 22 episode package of its animated comedy series Camp Lakebottom to Disney Channel in Latin America. The third season joins 52 half-hours ... Continue Reading →
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Christian Fritzsche Named VP International Sales for eOne

Entertainment One (eOne) has appointed Christian Fritzsche as Vice President International Sales. Fritzsche will manage eOne’s new and existing content in global markets, with ... Continue Reading →
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New TV Price Regs in India Stir Up Rights Holders

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has introduced a draft of its new pricing regulations for Pay TV. The rules would establish a controlled price regime by mandating a ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Gleep-Glorp & Lasertag’ Justin Michael (Friendship All-Stars of Friendship, Monster Island) is back with a new short, in collaboration with artist Tom Smith ... Continue Reading →
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24/7 PBS KIDS Channel Launches Across US

As of Monday, January 16, the first ever nationwide 24-hour PBS KIDS channel launches in the US, provide by member stations across the map on TV and via live streaming on digital platforms, ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: How to Draw Mickey Mouse with Floyd Norman | Quick Draw | Disney LIVE The accomplished animator (Jungle Book, Toy Story) showed viewers how to recreate the very first Mickey ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: ‘Kubo’ Costume Designer Deborah Cook

Acclaimed feature animation studio LAIKA is once again pushing the stop-motion envelope with its latest feat, Kubo and the Two Strings. The magic-infused epic set in ancient Japan has ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simon’ Ratings Are Hopping on Zouzous

GO-N Production’s newest animated series Simon (52 x 5) is proving a hit with young audiences in France, ranking among France Televisions’ top preschool shows according to Mediametrie. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Moana’ Charts Course to Disc and Digital

Disney’s Oscar-contending seafaring tale Moana will be sailing home in the next couple months, arriving on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere on February 21, followed by a Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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CAS Awards Nominations Announced for 2017

The Cinema Audio Society has revealed the nominees for its 53rd annual CAS Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in sound mixing. The awards feature seven categories, including ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Judge’s ‘Tales from the Tour Bus’ Greenlit by Cinemax

Beavis and Butt-Head and King of the Hill creator Mike Judge is returning to animation after successfully launching a live-action career with HBO’s Silicon Valley (going into its ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Cox Named VP for Nickelodeon Oz & NZ

Nickelodeon Networks Australia & New Zealand has tapped Ben Cox as its Vice President and General Manager. In his new role, Cox will take on day-to-day management of Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
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Mark Osborne Receiving French Honor for ‘Little Prince’

In recognition of his work bringing the first animated feature adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella The Little Prince to screens worldwide, director Mark Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Judge Animated Country Music Series Greenlighted by Cinemax Creator of Beavis & Butt-head and King of the Hill is returning to animation with an eight episode order for Mike ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi Group Announces Season 2 of ‘Clangers’

Rights owner Coolabi Group is now in production on a second season of its international multi-award-winning preschool series Clangers, set to debut on CBeebies in the UK this year. ... Continue Reading →
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Goldfish Crackers Get Animated in NYICFF Contest

Pepperidge Farm and the New York International Children’s Film Festival have partnered to present the Goldfish Tales Animation Xperience Contest, encouraging families across the US ... Continue Reading →
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New York Int’l Children’s Film Fest Announces 20th Edition Openers

The Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the opening weekend lineup for its 2017 event. The 20th anniversary edition runs February 24 through ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Ropes in Sales for ‘The Ranch’ Season 2

Zodiak Kids has secured a raft of sales for season two of The Ranch (26 x 26), a 2D animated series produced by Zodiak Kids Studios. The new season has been picked up by TFO (Canada), ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Toys Reveals Wonder Women Awards Nominees

Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment has revealed the nominees for its 13th Annual Wonder Women Awards, honoring top female executives who have had a positive impact on the business ... Continue Reading →