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Superights Secures New Distro Deal with Le Regard Sonore

International kids & family content sales company Superights announced a new distribution deal with indie French producer Le Regard Sonore, completing its collection of Story Time! ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Mikey Day on ‘SuperMansion,’ Pixar Imagines ‘Incredibles’ Toy Comms, Stoopid Buddy’s ‘Blark & Son’ and More!

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Verison Media Debut IG Puppet Comedy Live-action puppet comedy Blark & Son will premiere on Verizon’s Tumblr and go90 platforms on June 4 with a new ... Continue Reading →
Atmosphere Media

Newcomer Atmosphere Media Acquires Belgian Studio Digital Graphics

Atmosphere Media — recently launched by TV Loonland founder and former CEO Peter Voelkle — announced the acquisition of the business activities of Liege, Belgium-based animation ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Animation Prez Mireille Soria to Keynote VIEW 2018

Organizers of VIEW Conference 2018 announced that Mireille Soria, President of Paramount Animation, will deliver the keynote address during the annual animation, VFX, gaming and immersive ... Continue Reading →
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Final Frontier Brings Animation Ad Roster to Shanghai

Final Frontier officially launched May 11 as the first international production company on the ground in China, representing a roster of animation talent. Based in Shanghai, the shingle ... Continue Reading →
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19th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Trailer Awards — celebrating outstanding achievement in motion picture and television marketing — announced the nominees for the 19th annual competition. The ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Vets Christian Irles, Joern Grosshans Join Image Engine

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine has added visual effects supervisors Christian Irles and Joern Grosshans to its Vancouver headquarters roster. The new appointments ... Continue Reading →
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J2911 Media Secures Exclusive Distribution for ‘Outopus’

Florida-based J2911 Media has inked an exclusive deal with Costa Rica’s Studio Flex for the worldwide distribution of dialogue-free 2D comedy series Outopus (52 x 2’). The colorful ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Kids Pulls ‘Moon and Me’ into Orbit from Bento’s Sutikki

Sutikki, the kids and family division of Bento Box Ent., announces that Universal Kids will be the US TV home for its upcoming preschool series Moon and Me, created by Andrew Davenport ... Continue Reading →
Terra Willy

‘Terra Willy’ Takes Off with International Pre-Sales

French CG feature Terra Willy has been picked up around the world in a raft of international pre-sales, launched at Cannes by BAC Films (producer with TAT Prod.) Presented “In Development” ... Continue Reading →
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Macedonia’s First Feature Toon ‘John Vardar’ Scores Local Funding

The global animation horizon continues to expand with the news that John Vardar vs. the Galaxy — the first animated feature film project from Macedonia — has secured funding ... Continue Reading →
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Reallusion Releases Free Platform Cloud Animator

Reallusion, the leading animation software company internationally recognized for its iClone and CrazyTalk Animator titles, now officially releases a fully online animation platform ... Continue Reading →
Lu Over the Wall

Daily News Bytes: The Problem with Gori, New ‘Lu’ Clips, 3D Wire Gets Poster with ‘Pocoyo’ Pedigree, & More

The Problem of Gori in Netflix’s ‘Aggretsuko’ Nicole Adlman (Hello Giggles) reviews the new Japanese import about a tightly wound office worker/red panda with a focus on one character ... Continue Reading →
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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Toasts First Animation & Game Grads

The small city of Lancaster, PA — known for its Amish heritage — is celebrating a high-tech milestone as the first graduating class of animators and game designers in the ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Digs Up ‘Trollhunters’ Pt. 3 Trailer, Announces Live-Action del Toro Series

Magic, monsters, and … convenient wedgies? … are in store as the third installment of DreamWorks Trollhunters debuts exclusively on Netflix on May 25. And you can catch a first ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Launches Consumer Products Division with Brand Refresh

9 Story Media Group is launching a new, dedicated consumer production division: 9 Story Brands. Following the recent acquisition of Out of the Blue Enterprises, 9 Story Brands will ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Forms Strategic ‘Peanuts’ Partnership with Sony

DHX Media and Sony Music Entertainment Japan have entered a definitive agreement whereby SMEJ will indirectly purchase 49% of DHX Media’s 80% interest in Peanuts for C$237 million ... Continue Reading →
Pirata & Capitano

‘Pirata & Capitano’ Sets Course for UK’s Milkshake! Block

Millimages’ seafaring preschool animation Pirata & Capitano (52 x 11’) has been sold in the UK to Channel 5 (part of Viacom International Media Networks) for its popular young ... Continue Reading →
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Harvey Birdman Appointed Attorney General in New Special

In an astonishing official brief from the Adult Swim Press Secretary, megalomaniac billionaire President Phil Ken Sebben announced that winged courtroom warrior Harvey Birdman has been ... Continue Reading →
Early Man

Exclusive ‘Early Man’ Clip: Meet the Puppets!

Cracking good news, Aardman fans: Nick Park’s sporty caveman comedy Early Man has arrives on Digital release Tuesday, May 15 through Lionsgate Home Entertainment, which will also ... Continue Reading →