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Netflix Orders ‘Twelve Forever’ Series from ‘Powerpuff,’ ‘Clarence’ Vet

A new imagination-fueled animated action-comedy is heading to Netflix in 2019, with the streaming giant announcing a series order for Twelve Forever from writer-producer Julia Vickerman. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Home for the Holidays’ & ‘King Julien’ Clips, MEDIA Backs 3 CEE Toons, Ghibli at IFC & More

Three Animated Projects from the CEE Region Received Support from Creative Europe MEDIA Among 10 total projects from seven different countries, the regional industry’s growth is evidenced ... Continue Reading →
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‘A Town Called Panic’ Launches Exclusively on VRV

The well-loved stop-motion comedy series A Town Called Panic, created by Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar, officially launched for streaming on Ellation’s VRV platform on Friday. ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Rupert Toliver Tapped as SVP Development at Sony Animation

Fox Animation and Disney veteran Karen Rupert Toliver has been hired on as the new Senior Vice President of Development at Sony Pictures Animation, Deadline reports. Toliver joins SPA ... Continue Reading →
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Bold Ideas Shine at the 2017 Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a notable history of honoring student filmmakers with medals for their thesis films. That honor roll includes directors John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →
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Conan O’Brien, Titmouse Board Obama-Biden Toon ‘Barry & Joe’

Adult-targeted, time-traveling “bromantic comedy” series Barry & Joe has received some high-profile backing with Conan O’Brien coming onboard as an executive producer (through ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Despicable Me 3’ Comes Home December 5

The latest installment of Illumination Ent.’s blockbuster franchise, which grossed $1 billion worldwide following its summer release, is coming home on disc and on demand as Universal ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Takes Over Emmy-Winning Little Airplane Productions

European powerhouse Studio 100 has taken another step in its international expansion by acquiring New York-based animation studio Little Airplane Productions. Known for bringing hit ... Continue Reading →
Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition

Daily News Bytes: ‘Robot Chicken’ Xmas Trailer, Inaugural Quirino Awards, ‘Final Fantasy’ Art Show & More

WWE Studios Expands into Scripted Series, Animation and Digital Content “WWE Studios is open for business with this new TV and digital initiative,” said chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, ... Continue Reading →
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Neill Blomkamp, Unity Release Third ‘ADAM’ Installment

Unity Technologies has launched ADAM: Episode 3 online, available to watch on YouTube. The latest installment of the creation engine-powered animated shorts series was crafted by Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →
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SC Films Sets ‘White Fang’ World Premiere for Sundance

Sales rep SC Films International has announced that CG animated epic White Fang will have its world premiere screening at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival (Jan. 18-28 in Park City, UT). ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Plans “A Very Merry Jerry” December Line-Up

A festive feast of premieres and classics are on the holiday menu at cartoon destination Boomerang throughout December. This includes brand-new seasonally themed episodes starring the ... Continue Reading →
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Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch Winner Revealed

After an energetic round of concept pitches on-stage at Asia TV Forum & Market in Singapore, studio2 Animation Lab of Taiwan emerged as the winner of the first ever ATF Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Kara Lord Piersimoni, Daniel Rattner Join Guru Studio Senior Leadership

Kids entertainment leader Guru Studio (True and the Rainbow Kingdom, PAW Patrol) announces two senior hires to its management team: Vice President of Production Kara Lord Piersimoni, ... Continue Reading →
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Goro Miyazaki Helms CG Studio Ghibli Flick As Hayao Preps “Final” Film

Iconic Japanese toon shop Studio Ghibli has confirmed that both Goro Miyazaki and his father Hayao Miyazaki are currently working on new feature film projects. Producer and studio co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Chows Down on ‘Animal Crackers’

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the theatrical film distribution arm of comedian/producer Byron Allen’s company, has snapped up rights to CG animated family feature Animal ... Continue Reading →
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Robert Winthrop Named EVP Physical Prod for DreamWorks Animation TV

DreamWorks Animation Television announces that Robert Winthrop will take on the role of Executive Vice President of Physical Production in January 2018, following the retirement of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Casts Mulan, Lasseter Scandal Unfolds, & More

Liu Yifei to Star in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ The multitalented actress, musician and singer also known as Crystal Liu seems the perfect choice to lead the film, which will ... Continue Reading →
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BTS: Cartoon Network Africa Imagination Studios Shorts

On Monday, December 11, the landscape of African kids’ TV will be changed forever as Cartoon Network debuts the first of its Imagination Studios animated shorts. Inspired by creative ... Continue Reading →
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Software Giant Autodesk to Axe 13% of Global Workforce

Autodesk, creator of go-to animation/VFX/gaming software solutions such as 3ds Max, Maya and Stingray, announced last week that its Board of Directors had approved a worldwide restructuring ... Continue Reading →