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Picture Box to Distribute Radical Sheep Shows

Canadian animation production company Radical Sheep Productions has teamed with Picture Box Distribution to represent its catalog worldwide. Picture Box will represent the worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sweetens the Toon Deal

This month, the cable network debuts Chozen, an intriguing new animated series about a white ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Pic

Disney’s Frozen won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, beating DreamWorks’ The Croods and Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me 2 at the awards ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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Gairdner’s ‘Moonbeam City’ Is a Go at Comedy Central

Comedy Central has greenlit Moonbeam City, a new weekly animated series created and exec produced by Scott Gairdner (Conan, Funny Or Die), executive produced by Olive Bridge Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →
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Steve Macallister Takes Over as Zodiak Rights’ CEO

Steve Macallister, former president and managing director of BBC Worldwide’s sales and distribution division is the new CEO of Zodiak Rights. Matthew Franks is stepping down from ... Continue Reading →
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WIA and Disney Offer Special ‘Frozen’ Program

The recently relaunched Women in Animation has joined forces with Disney Animation Studios to offer a special program titled “Frozen: An Evening with the Filmmakers” this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Khumba’ Serves Up Behind-the-Scenes Trailer

South African studio Triggerfish’s new animated feature Khumba feature will be available on DVD and Blu-ray exclusively at Walmart stores on January 14 and will be out on VOD ... Continue Reading →
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Meryl Streep’s Anti-Disney Speech Sparks Controversy

Actress Meryl Streep is famous for making charming and often hilarious speeches at awards ceremonies. However, her latest speech at the National Board of Review Awards in New York has ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks, YouTube Partner for Daily Series

Variety is reporting that sources say a new, original co-production between DreamWorks Animation and YouTube will most likely launch on the Google-owned online video destination by ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Announce Videogame Writing Award Nominees

Five videogame awards have been nominated for the prestigious Writer Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Saturday, Feb. 1st at simultaneous ceremonies in L.A. and New York. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Offers Miyazaki Tribute, Stan Lee Visit

Just when you thought The Simpsons would be running out of cool animated guests, we hear that comicbook legend Stan Lee and sci-fi author Harlan Ellison will be appearing (as themselves) ... Continue Reading →
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There’s No Business Like Show Business

This past weekend Disney’s Frozen achieved a rare distinction for any film in that it returned to number one box office status after having previously dropped out of the top spot. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wind Rises’ to Open Anima in Brussels

The 33rd edition of Belgium’s Anima Festival, which will offer adult and kids animated programming in Brussels from Feb. 28 to March 9, 2014, will launch with Hayao Miyazaki’s ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes

+ Zodiak Kids has sealed a new deal with kids’ tablet leader LeapFrog Entertprises for their hit CG-animated preschool series Tickety Toc. The global agreement (excluding Australia/New ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Party Central’ to Play with Muppets Movie

Disney will be making Monsters University fans happy this March when it unveils Pixar’s new short Party Central in theaters when the Muppets Most Wanted opens in theaters. The ... Continue Reading →
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CG Master Academy Unveils Stellar Winter Lineup

Online digital art school CG Master Academy will be offering a course titled “The Art of Color and Light,” taught by acclaimed production designer, concept artist and visual ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. Orders More ‘Sofia,’ ‘McStuffins’ and ‘Jake’

Disney Junior, has ordered new seasons of its hits animated series Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The highly rated Sofia the First, which follows ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 19 Scientific/Technical Achievements

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 19 scientific and technical achievements represented by 52 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual ... Continue Reading →
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Gagné’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Optioned for Animated Feature

Michel Gagné’s popular graphic novel The Saga of Rex is on its way to become an indie animated feature, thanks to Belgium-based animation studio Grid Animation. The 2010 Image ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Hangover Passes One Million Milestone

Frederator Studios’ popular Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel has surpassed one million subscribers, becoming the second-fastest original funded YouTube channel to do so in its ... Continue Reading →