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Exclusive: New ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Comics Covers, Writers Q&A

IDW Publishing has just revealed some awesome/adorable cover art for its new three-issue Powerpuff Girls comics miniseries! Starting in May, fans and readers will get to take in an ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Trailer Passes are now on sale for this year’s Berkeley event, taking place March 2-5. Visit the website for program details. Disney’s Live-Action ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Names Funko Master Toy for ‘Rick and Morty’

Cartoon Network Enterprises is growing its licensing program for hit Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty by naming leading pop culture collectibles company Funko as the brand’s ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Unveils First Look at ‘SuperMansion’ Season 2

Sony’s online streaming service Crackle has released a first-look clip and key art for the second season of SuperMansion, an Emmy-nominated original series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. ... Continue Reading →
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30+ DHX Kids Series Set for Amazon Prime India

DHX Media has licensed more than three dozen kids’ series to Amazon Prime Video’s recently launched SVOD service in India. The massive package deal includes evergreen cartoons like ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Hibon Joins Luma as Head Creative Director

Award-winning artist and animation director Ben Hibon has been hired on as Head Creative Director of visual effects house Luma Pictures as the studio prepares to dive into original ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Cox Appointed Executive Creative Director of Aardman

Bristol-based studio Aardman Animations has hired on industry veteran Sarah Cox as Executive Creative Director, co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton announced. In her new role, ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Red Slates First Original Kids Shows

YouTube is investing in its first raft of original children’s programming, setting four series from top platform creators to launch over spring and summer for YouTube Red subscribers ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Enrolls in New ‘Monster High’ Series for YouTube Kids

Mattel Creations announces a brand-new animated series inspired by its fang tastic fashionista property, Monster High: The Adventures of the Ghoul Squad, exclusively for YouTube and ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Announces ‘Most Magnificent Thing’ CG Short

Nelvana announced from the Kidscreen Summit on Wednesday, and in association with Kids Can Press, that it is ready to begin production on a 22-minute animated special inspired by Ashley ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Gives Early 2nd Season Order for ‘Tangled: The Series’

Disney Channel has taken the initiative to order a second season of animated spinoff show Tangled: The Series ahead of the season one premiere, with Chris Sonnenburg as executive producer ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The Kidscreen Summit has presented some very special Valentine’s to deserving kids’ entertainment titles, as the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony was celebrated Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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Zac Posen ‘Betty Boop’ Line Launches with New Short

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon starlet Betty Boop has appeared in a new animated project with the debut of A Betty Boop Cartoon: “Betty ... Continue Reading →
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TakToon & Millimages Team for ‘Big Five’

TakToon’s Central Animation Studios in South Korea has partnered with French kids’ entertainment producer Millimages to create a new stop-motion preschool series, Big Five. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Sets Dev Deal for Show Inspired by Romero Britto Art

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has secured a development deal with Grey Matter and United Talent Agency for a vibrant new preschool series inspired by the work of world-renowned, ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Fangbone!’ Episodes Return to Disney XD Feb. 22

Radical Sheep Productions’ award-winning animated kids’ series Fangbone! will return to Disney XD in the US with new episode premieres starting Wednesday, February 22 at ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Gets Purring on ‘Cat in the Hat’ Season 3

Producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment announces the production of a third season of the Dr. Seuss-inspired PBS KIDS animated preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Announces 2017 Board, Record Memberships

Women in Animation (WIA) announces new developments for the new year, with 2017 bringing the organization a fresh Executive Committee and board, as well as a new record for membership ... Continue Reading →
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Asian Animation Summit 2017 Returns to Australia

The sixth annual Asian Animation Summit will once again take place in Brisbane, Australia this year from November 29 to December 1. The animation project market is an initiative of ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: LatAm Animation Projects for Ideatoon 2017 Pixelatl has opened its call for new projects from Latin American creators for this year’s Ideatoon. 30 top concepts ... Continue Reading →