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Global Screen Sends ‘The 7th Dwarf’ to Multiple Territories

Munich-based Global Screen has sold the 3D animated feature The 7th Dwarf a number of international distributors, including Shout! Factory (U.S.), Signature Entertainment (U.K.), Rialto ... Continue Reading →
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Shaun the Sheep Gets First Half-Hour Special

Aardman Animations is giving stop-motion fans something to baa about. Together with key broadcast partners BBC One, BBC Comedy Commissioning and WDR Germany, the acclaimed studio announces ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Rebrands Boomerang

Turner Broadcasting has announced it will be re-launching its kids brand Boomerang as a worldwide, all-animation, youth-targeted network, featuring a line-up up classic and contemporary ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca, Superprod Team Up for New ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Series

Atlantyca Entertainment took advantage of the MIPCOM event to announce its deal with France-based studio Superprod to produce The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton, with the participation ... Continue Reading →
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TELETOON Commissions Third Season of ‘Rocket Monkeys’

Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON network has commissioned a third 26 x 30 season of animated kids’ comedy Rocket Monkeys from Breakthrough Entertainment. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Valderrama, Grocery Chain Offer Premiere of ‘Muertoons’

Wilmer Valderrama’s WV Enterprises will distribute its new animated series Muertoons, exclusively through the Latino-oriented Southern California grocery chain Northgate González ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Renews Partnership with Comarex

Studio 100 Media has extended its partnership with global distributor Comarex, under the terms of a sub-distribution contract. The three-year extension agreement includes exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Ask A Baboon – Issue #244

Birth of a Baboon Joe Vitale turns the tables on Mike de Seve and interviews him about his career in animation and how collective became a reality. Mike de Seve From Beavis and Butt-Head ... Continue Reading →
November 2014 Tech Reviews

November 2014 Tech Reviews

Imagineer Systems’ mocha Pr Mocha Pro has worked its way into the visual effects and post-production world in a big way. If you doubt me, then you can probably take it up with the ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #244

The Art of Blue Sky Studios By Jake S. Friedman [Insight Editions, $60] It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a decade since Fox helped launch Blue Sky into the world of theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM 2014: Quelque chose de Cartoons

It’s that magical time of year when Cannes, France’s Palais des Festivals (and any bars within walking distance) are jam-packed with content creators and buyers from across the ... Continue Reading →
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Seals of Excellence

With their much-anticipated, beautiful 2D pic, Song of the Sea, director Tomm Moore and the team at Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Old is New Again

Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels plots a course back to the franchise’s storytelling and visual roots. After ... Continue Reading →
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A Tome of Vim and Vigor

The Book of Life mixes modern conventions with Mexican tradition and brings director Jorge Gutierrez’s passion ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box to Produce Slate of Shows for TELETOON

Corus Entertainment is partnering with Bento Box Entertainment on a multi-year co-development and production deal to create a slate of original series for TELETOON’s primetime ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Batman’ Coming to Theaters

Warner Bros. is fulfilling all of your wildest dreams by announcing that The LEGO Movie‘s CG minifig incarnation of Batman will be getting his own feature film outing — ... Continue Reading →
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New Clip Explores ‘Penguins’ Origins

With DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar less than two months away, the studio’s given us a look at the origins of Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and the rest of their danger-loving ... Continue Reading →
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Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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Brazil’s Globosat Picks Up ‘Chipmunks’

PGS Entertainment is continuing the sales streak for Bagdasarian Productions’ new and updated ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks at this year’s MIPCOM, having licensed two seasons ... Continue Reading →