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Nick Launches ‘Shimmer and Shine’ Season 2 June 15

Preschoolers are in for a magical summer with brand-new Shimmer and Shine content launching on every Nickelodeon platform. This includes the back-to-back episodes season two launch ... Continue Reading →
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Gwen Hughes Upped to COO at Zodiak Kids Studios

Zodiak Kids has announced key staffing changes to its production entity, Zodiak Kids Studios — which encompasses all production across the U.K. and France. These transitions include ... Continue Reading →
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eigoMANGA’s ‘Padak’ to Debut on Steam

San Francisco-based digital media publisher eigoMANGA reveals that its animated feature film Padak will be launching as a streaming title on Valve Corporation’s Steam platform, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Transformers 5′ Gets Title: ‘The Last Knight’

Paramount Pictures has officially dubbed the fifth installment of its box-office obliterating giant robot film series, announcing Transformers: The Last Knight. Production will kick ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Top Wing’ Takes Flight Worldwide on Nick

9 Story Media Group’s new CG action-adventure preschool series Top Wing (52 x 11) has been picked up by Nickelodeon, which has secured exclusive rights for its channels worldwide, ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Fowler Tapped as Showrunner on ‘Flora of the Forest’

Koko Rose Media, King Rollo Films and Bejuba! have signed on three-time Emmy-winning creative executive Karen Fowler as Showrunner for Flora of the Forest (52 x 11), the preschool property ... Continue Reading →
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Watch: Incredible Animation Breaking Down The Hobbit Trilogy in Less Than 3 Minutes Mashable‘s “Too Long; Didn’t Watch” tackles the eight-hour Tolkien adaptation, ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Ramps Up Preschool Offerings

Nickelodeon is doubling its preschool-targeted programming with its latest series and specials slate, which will begin to debut on-air this summer, as part of the network’s multiyear ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Alberto Vazquez’s ‘Decorado’ to Screens at Cannes

Decorado, the latest short film from Goya Award-winning director Alberto Vazquez (Birdboy, Unicorn Blood), will screen as part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors Fortnight ... Continue Reading →
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Joann Sfar’s ‘Little Vampire’ Gets Movie Treatment

StudioCanal and Autochenille Production have teamed up for an animated feature based on the comic Little Vampire by Joann Sfar (comicker and director behind The Rabbi’s Cat and ... Continue Reading →
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Tokyo Film Fest to Highlight Mamoru Hosoda

The Tokyo International Film Festival announces it will be highlighting two iconic Japanese directors at its 29th edition, running October 25 through November 3, 2016. The distinguished ... Continue Reading →
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LACO @ The Movies Presents Silly Symphonies

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will showcase the interplay of music and film with the June 4 performance of “LACO @ the Movies: An Evening of Disney Silly Symphonies.” ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts 2016 Character Animation Showcase Nets 1M Views

The 2016 CalArts Character Animation Channel, showcasing the works selected for this year’s Producers Show of student films, has passed one million views since its launch on Vimeo ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Goggles Fetches ‘Charlie & Company’

School Zone Publishing announces it has partnered with the Toon Goggles SVOD platform for the digital distribution of its Charlie & Company property. The educational hybrid series ... Continue Reading →
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The Last Fiction Aims to Redefine Iranian Feature Animation Cartoon Brew scoops the trailer for the gritty, sophisticated 2D indie feature from Hoorakhsh Studios. A Former Zynga VP ... Continue Reading →
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With Bilal Animated Fare Is Newly Abloom in Mideast Region Arab feature animation projects are few and far between, but Dubai-based Barajoun Ent. looks to make a mark with its CG cinematic ... Continue Reading →
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New DreamWorks Offering Trolls Holds Preview at Cannes Voice stars Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick hit the Croisette to promote the upcoming animated musical-comedy. Open Road Joins ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Animation Podcast Series Launches

In celebration of 25 years of Nickelodeon animation, the network is talking toon shop in the Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, now available on iTunes, SoundCloud, YouTube and nickanimationpodcast.com. ... Continue Reading →
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Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos Tapped by TFO

Groupe Media TFO has taken a big step in distribution of its multiplatform content and expansion into international markets with the appointment of Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sunny Bunnies’ Deals Hopping for Media I.M.

London-based content distribution company Media I.M. has closed license deals for its non-dialog animation series Sunny Bunnies (26 x 3’30″) with Disney Junior in multiple ... Continue Reading →