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Legend 3D Bolsters Exec Team with Multiple Hires

Leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio Legend 3D has brought onboard several new hires to its executive leadership team as the company strengthens its resources and looks to expand ... Continue Reading →
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Late Night Work Club Collective Heads to Cardiff

Late Night Work Club — a creative collective of award-winning artists and filmmakers — will be representing in Wales with a contingent of animators from the UK and Ireland ... Continue Reading →
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East Africa Gets First Animation Pitch Competition with Anicomp

There’s no slowing down for the African Animation Network, which in its most recent game-changing collaboration has teamed up with Nairobi Comic Con (NAICCON), The Association ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Tix Open for ‘Kiki,’ New ‘Kuso’ Spot, ‘DM3′ Tops China Records & More

GKIDS & Fathom Events Bring ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’ to US Cinemas Tickets are on sale now for the next installment of STUDIO GHIBLIFEST, July 23 (English dub ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Invites Fans to “Bring the Color” for ‘SpongeBob’ Event

Nickelodeon is offering a unique chance for fans to share their creative flair with SpongeBob SquarePants: You Bring the Color — a digital initiative where viewers color scenes ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network & Adult Swim Pack One-Two Punch for Comic-Con

A slew of popular toons for a variety of tastes and levels of maturity will be part of the dizzying Comic-Con International this month in San Diego, with panels, screenings, special ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 4 Trots to Netflix in September

Streaming service Netflix has announced that its award-winning original animated series BoJack Horseman will return with a fourth season this fall, launching on Friday, September 8. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Is Next on DC Animation Slate

A popular late ’80s one-shot that pits the Dark Knight against the dark side of the Victorian era is the next DC Universe Original Movie, as revealed in the bonus features list ... Continue Reading →
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Carole Brin Named Chief Digital Officer for Superprod

French producer Superprod has tapped Carole Brin to lead its newly-created digital department as Chief Digital Officer. Brin will develop digital strategy for the company’s TV ... Continue Reading →
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Gillian Calvert-Ridge Heads Sixteen South’s New Distribution Biz

BAFTA-winning kids’ TV producer Sixteen South has launched a new distribution division to handle some of its properties, including its award-winning preschool animation Lily’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Joan Lee, ‘Despicable’ China Opening, End of Artland & More

VIDEO: Remembering Joan Lee Marvel released a touching tribute to Stan Lee’s wife of 69 years and a key player in comics history, who passed away July 6 at age 95. The video is ... Continue Reading →
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Herotainment & Toonz Launch ‘Smighties’ on YouTube

Herotainment and Toonz Media Group have launched their original animated series Smighties worldwide on YouTube and YouTube Kids. The 39 x 7 min. comedy-adventure debuts with three episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Re-Ups ‘Castlevania’ on Day of Debut

Netflix has ordered a second season of the new videogame-inspired original animated series Castlevania, doubling the episode package to eight for the new batch. The dark, violent and ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Experience Exhibit Heads to San Diego

Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA is bringing its pop-up exhibition “The LAIKA Experience” to San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 23 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Pulls Multiple ‘Cat’ Sales out of Its Hat

International distributor Portfolio Entertainment has secured a hearty batch of sales for the acclaimed animated preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! with new ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: RTX Animation Fest, Leonard Cohen Cartooned, New Qube! & More

RTX Animation Festival Premieres Powerhouse’s ‘Castlevania’ Rooster Teeth’s Gray G. Haddock talks the “new golden age of animation” with the event’s local, The Austin ... Continue Reading →
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Crunchyroll Announces New Titles & Con Guests at AX

Crunchyroll brightened up the 2017 Anime Expo in LA by announcing a fun lineup of new anime & manga titles coming to its platform, and the first raft of special guests confirmed ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Original ‘Lost in Oz’ Debuts August 4 on Prime

New animated kids’ adventure Lost in Oz — inspired by the magical world created by author L. Frank Baum — will make its highly anticipated streaming debut on Amazon Prime ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Features Competition Gets Double Dose of Yuasa

The feature films in official competition in the 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival (well, four out of five of them anyway) have been revealed. The lineup includes three Asian ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Forms Crack Team for ‘DroniX’

Paris-based Technicolor Animation Productions has form a network of partnerships with industry-leading companies for its new original animated series, Team DroniX. France Télévisions ... Continue Reading →