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Genius Brands Apps Jump to LeapPad

Genius Brands International and LeapFrog Enterprises have launched the first Baby Genius and Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club content for the award-winning LeapPad learning ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

DHX Media has announced an agreement to acquire Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment and its subsidiaries for approximately $57 million — the transaction is expected to be ... Continue Reading →
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Tyler Perry’s First Animated Film Arrives in January

Writer/director/producer Tyler Perry makes his first foray into the family-friendly animation sphere early next year as his first feature-length toon Tyler Perry’s Madea’s ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Future Worm’ Heroes Tease Disney XD Lineup

Disney XD has put together a tooned-up sizzle reel to introduce fans to the 2015 animation line-up, featuring a first look at Future Worm stars Danny (voiced by Andy Milonakis) and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Goes for Second Helping of ’7D’

Disney has ordered a second season of hit animated comedy The 7D, which takes a comedic look at the classic Seven Dwarfs as seen in the studio’s Snow White film. The show currently ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Turbo FAST’ Episodes Race to Netflix

Netflix is tuning up its speedy streaming content today as it launches six brand-new episodes of DreamWorks’ Turbo FAST today. The two-part, 22-minute episodes coincide nicely ... Continue Reading →
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Neon Alley Adds 40+ Free Episodes

The weather outside is frightful, but the glow of our various screens is delightful. And even more so this December as anime streaming channel Neon Alley adds over 40 new episodes of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Creative Galaxy’ Holiday Special Debuts Friday

This Friday, December 5, Amazon will launch a special holiday episode of its original preschool animated series Creative Galaxy on Prime Instant Video. The make-along, craft-along show ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins’ Opening Ruffles Investors’ Feathers

The flightless evil-fighters of DreamWorks Animation’s Penguins of Madagascar faced an icy opening weekend over the Thanksgiving holiday, taking in an underwhelming $36 million ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Five Armies’ Images Released

Warner Bros. has revealed a new set of images from the upcoming Tolkien epic The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Out December 17, the film will be Peter Jackson’s final ... Continue Reading →
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Greg Talmage Joins Blur as EP

Animation, VFX and design company Blur Studio has hired on Greg Talmage as Executive Producer. An entrepreneur with over 15 years experience in creative services, Talmage joins the ... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Fry, Richard Osman Join ‘Danger Mouse’ Cast

Comedian, actor and presenter Stephen Fry and Pointless star Richard Osman will be lending their vocal talents to the eagerly awaited new animated iteration of Danger Mouse, coming ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Secures Key Sales in Asia

9 Story Media Group has inked a slew of sales across Asia for its popular kids programming ahead of the Asia Television Forum, which kicks off December 9 in Singapore. Sales include ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Leads Annie Nominations Pack

The International Animated Film Society has unveiled the nominees for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards, which will be celebrated at a ceremony held at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →
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Menzel Says ‘Frozen’ Sequel is in the Works

Looks like Idina Menzel might have “Let it Go” when it comes to news of a sequel to the hit Frozen. The singer and actress, who voiced Elsa in Disney’s smash-hit Frozen, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins’ Tallies $36m Holiday Weekend Total

DreamWorks Animation’s feature film Penguins of Madagascar finished the weekend in second place behind a strong repeat performance from the most-recent entry in The Hunger Games ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Arrives

Well, it was 88 seconds of Force-fueled nostalgia as Disney and Lucasfilm released the first look at footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a teaser trailer. The trailer was screened ... Continue Reading →
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Mel Brooks Joins ‘Hotel Transylvania 2′ Cast

Iconic comic actor Mel Brooks will play the voice of Dracula’s father, Vlad, in Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming Hotel Transylvania 2. The film will see Adam Sandler reprise ... Continue Reading →
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Ridley Scott to Receive VES Lifetime Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multi-award winning director and producer Ridley Scott as its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, in recognition of his enormous contributions ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Has Teeth

Universal and Legendary Pictures have released the official trailer for executive producer Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited return to the world of inadvisable genetics research, ... Continue Reading →