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Augenblick’s ‘Drunky’ Toasts Funding Launch with New Concept Art

Augenblick Studios — the Brooklyn animation outfit behind Ugly Americans and Superjail — is turning to fans to help raise funds for the production of its recently announced ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Unveils WildBrain Network

DHX Media has revealed its latest venture, Wild Brain Family International Limited (or WildBrain), a wholly owned subsidiary of DHX which has been an incubator project since 2012. WildBrain ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate to Boost Growth with Shamrock Capital

International preschool-targeted TV production and licensing company Silvergate Media announces a partnership with Shamrock Capital Advisors in order to accelerate global growth, both ... Continue Reading →
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Milk Sops Up Third BAFTA in Three Years for ‘Jonathan Strange’

Academy Award-winning independent VFX studio Milk has added another accolade to its shelves after winning its third consecutive British Academy Television Craft Award at Sunday night’s ... Continue Reading →
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Hybrid Kids Experience ‘Pip’s Island’ Launches This Fall

An innovative new interactive children’s entertainment brand from sister and brother creators Rania and Rami Ajami will arrive in New York this fall, as Pip’s Island has ... Continue Reading →
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U.K.’s Hodder to Publish ‘Bottersnikes’ Books

U.K. kids entertainment company Cake and Australian producers Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice have signed a U.K. publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books for their new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Spitting Image’ Alums Launch WONKchannel

It’s been 20 years since the irreverent, celebrity-skewering puppet series Spitting Image left U.K. airwaves, but some of the show’s team have reunited — infused with ... Continue Reading →
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Chaos Group’s V-Ray 3.3 for NUKE Brings GPU Speeds and VR Output to Top Compositing Application V-Ray 3.3 for NUKE brings the first node-based VR system, GPU rendering speeds, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Fish & Begonia’: Chinese-Korean Fantasy Gets First Trailer

One of the most anticipated Chinese animated features of recent years will finally arrive in local theaters on July 8, and if the freshly released trailer is anything to judge by, this ... Continue Reading →
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DeZerlin and Zycon Ink Five-Feature Deal

DeZerlin Media of Qindao, China, and London-based Zycon Media signed an agreement during the Beijing International Film Festival to co-finance and co-produce a slate of five animated ... Continue Reading →
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The Simpsons Get Disney-fied Couch Gage from Animator Eric Goldberg Legendary Disney animator sprinkles some fairydust over the first family of Springfield, inspired by (some of) the ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Under-the-Radar Company that Brings You the Best Animation in the World GKIDS has found success in the risky independent film business by bringing innovative, international ... Continue Reading →
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Disney & Marvel Announce Girls STEM Challenge Winner

Ahead of the May 6 release of Captain America: Civil War, Walt Disney Studios, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bling’ Arrives in Select Theaters May 6

Entertainment One’s Momentum Pictures will release Korean-made CG animated feature Bling in select U.S. theaters starting May 6. The film is produced by animation studio Digiart in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Sets Sail for Annecy

The Annecy festival organizers have announced that Walt Disney Animation Studios will hold the world premiere of their new theatrical short film Inner Workings at the French animation ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes: White Fang Animation Gets Int’l Sales Deal SC Films picks up Jack London adaptation from French animation studio Superprod and production partners Bidibul and Big Beach. Bloomberg ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Tots Up Sales for ‘Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!’ Movies

Portfolio Entertainment has secured the first international sales for its three new The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! movies. Now in the final stages of productio, the movies ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Animation Highlights Include Kung Fu Panda 3

FMX 2016 kicks off in Stuttgart next week, running April 26-29, and program announcements are still rolling in from the organizers. Just days ago, Anne Kolbe, the Executive Vice President ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Festival 2016 Calls for Entries

The 2016 edition of the U.K.’s Manchester Animation Festival is shaping up, with organizers announcing that the event will take place November 15-17 at HOME in Manchester, and launching ... Continue Reading →
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‘Finding Dory’ Nets 13 Promo Partners

As Ellen DeGeneres’ fishy alter ego prepares to dive back into theaters in Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory (June 17), 13 brands have signed on to support the film, building up an ocean ... Continue Reading →