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’Smash Party’ from Titmouse and Viacom NEXT Available Now From the rampaging creative mind of Chris Prynoski comes the ultimate VR smash-up experience, out now for free exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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New Poster and Trailer for Oscar Shortlisted ‘Under Your Fingers’

Vivement Lundi! and co-production partner Novanima Productions have released a new poster and trailer for Under Your Fingers — a moving and beautiful 2D animated film which took ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Rings in New Year with New Episodes

Cartoon Network is kickin’ off 2017 right with brand new episodes of fan-favorite shows running through the month of January. JG Quintel’s Emmy-winning Regular Show returns Sat., ... Continue Reading →
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Anima 2017 Announces Italian & Portuguese Focus

Anima, the Brussels International Animation Festival (Feb. 24-Mar. 5, 2017 in Flagey) is gearing up for its annual spring fling. This year, the Festival will present focuses on Italian ... Continue Reading →
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Mireille Soria Vacates DreamWorks Animation Co-Presidency

Mireille Soria is stepping out of her office as co-President of DreamWorks Animation, a post which she has held alongside Bonnie Arnold since the studio’s post-Comcast buy restructuring ... Continue Reading →
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Elizabeth Banks Voicing VR Character in ‘Asteroids!’

Emmy-nominated actor Elizabeth Banks is expanding her voiceover career into the latest entertainment frontier, tackling the role of the adorable alien “Cheez” for Baobab Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Trollhunters – Jim Becomes the Trollhunter Guillermo del Toro’s amazing animated world comes to life in DreamWorks Animation’s Netflix Original Series, arriving Friday, ... Continue Reading →
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‘The ZhuZhus’ Return to Disney Channel Jan. 7

Need something cartoony and cuddly to look forward to? The ZhuZhus animated series is returning to Disney Channel for a super-cute New Year’s celebration! New adventures featuring ... Continue Reading →
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Gordon Hunt, Voice Director and Acting Coach, Dies at 87

Gordon Hunt, who is credited as recording director on hundreds of TV cartoons, has died. Also highly regarded for his live-action sitcom directing, the multitalented California native ... Continue Reading →
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Marianne O’Reilly Named COO of Cinesite Animation

London- and Montreal-based studio Cinesite has hired industry mainstay Marianne O’Reilly as Chief Operating Officer for its feature animation studio in Quebec. Based out of the Montreal ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Announces ‘Zucchini’ English Voice Cast

GKIDS has revealed the star-studded English language voice cast for Golden Globe nominee My Life as a Zucchini, directed by Claude Barras. The English version will feature the voices ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Wes Anderson Details ‘Isle of Dogs’ Stop-Mo Project

Wes Anderson is returning to the stop-motion animation realm nearly a decade after he first boarded Fantastic Mr. Fox. In a video released through Vimeo, The Grand Budapest Hotel director ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Teases ‘Emoji Movie’ with Steven Wright as “Meh”

Sony Picture Animation has launched a first mobile teaser trailer for its upcoming 21st century comedy The Emoji Movie, featuring new voice talent Steven Wright as “Mel Meh,” ... Continue Reading →
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Saw Gerrera Returns in ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3

Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will be reprising his Rogue One starring role as Rebel freedom fighter Saw Gerrera in a new episode of Star Wars Rebels, “Ghosts of Geonosis, ... Continue Reading →
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Jemaine Clement Is So “Shiny” in Disney’s ‘Moana’

All those cheery box office results must be putting Disney Animation in a very good mood, as they’ve released the full video sequence for Moana musical sequence “Shiny.” The ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Adds Tiger Aspect’s Tim Searle, Ups Anna Davies

UK’s CBBC Productions has boosted its scripted production team with the appointment of Tim Searle, formerly of Tiger Aspect, to oversee its animated comedy division; and the elevation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thomas & Friends’ on Track for Discovery Kids LatAm

The world’s most famous tank engine is embarking on his biggest international adventure yet as the hour-long special Thomas & Friends: The Great Race is set to premiere exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, Amazon, DHX, LEGO & YouTube Kids Lead Kidscreen Hot50

Kidscreen has unveiled the results of its 2016 “Hot50″ ranking of the year’s best in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. The list ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Announcement Ryan Gosling stars as K, an LAPD officer who uncovers a long-buried secret that leads him on a hunt for Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), ... Continue Reading →