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‘Mavka’ Makes a Splash as First Ukrainian Prod at Cartoon Movie

FILM.UA Group and Animagrad producers brought some fresh spring air to Bordeaux for Cartoon Movie — Europe’s premiere animation forum — with its original feature project ... Continue Reading →
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CAKE to Serve New ‘Angry Birds’ Toon at MIPTV

London-based kids entertainment company CAKE has announced it will be launching Rovio’s edgy-new comedy series Angry Birds Blues to the MIPTV market in Cannes next month. The ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist of contenders for the 2017 Irish Animation Awards has been published ahead of the ceremony, set for Saturday, March 25 in Dingle. Presented by Animation Ireland, the second ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Orders 2nd ‘Big Hero 6′ Season, Unveils New Cast Video

Disney XD has placed an early order for a second season of the highly anticipated Big Hero 6 The Series ahead of its official premiere this fall. Based on Disney Animation’s Academy ... Continue Reading →
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World Premiere of ‘Teen Titans: The Judas Contract’ Set for WonderCon

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is continuing its tradition of WonderCon debuts with the exclusive world premiere of upcoming DC Universe Original Movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract ... Continue Reading →
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‘Godzilla’ Anime Set for Netflix Worldwide

The first-ever Godzilla anime feature will be available to stream worldwide through Netflix this year, according to Anime News Network. The Japan outpost of the VOD giant is working ... Continue Reading →
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Bardel Helps Rovio’s ‘Angry Birds Blues’ Take Wing

World-leading Canadian animation company Bardel Entertainment has teamed up with Rovio Entertainment to produce its latest toon series, Angry Birds Blues (30 x 2-3 min.). The show bowed ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Debuts ‘Tumble Leaf’ Spring Special April 4

A new kids’ classic is taking root, with an adorable new spring special from award-winning stop-motion series Tumble Leaf titled “Spring-a-ling Surprise” hopping onto ... Continue Reading →
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Animasia & Zero One to Hatch ‘Chuck Chicken the Movie’

Award-winning Malaysian animation producer Animasia Studio and China’s Zero One Animation have unveiled the first trailer for their upcoming $8.5 million (RMB 60 million) feature ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Dory,’ ‘Pets’ Are Kids Choice Winners

Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards were celebrated on Saturday, with host WWE Superstar John Cena bringing the slime in a big way to the pop-culture fete. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Taichung Int’l Animation Festival Calls for Entries Three-year-old Taiwanese fest has opened an international call for entries this year, introducing new categories International ... Continue Reading →
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CROWDFUND: ‘Moomin’ TV Series from Gutsy Animation “Because we think the world needs the tolerant, brave …” kalskdflaskfdlaskfd’lajw’eipj ’In This Corner of the ... Continue Reading →
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ACR 2017 Animation School Rankings Released

Animation Career Review has released its 2017 rankings for animation programs at colleges and universities in the United States and across the globe. The ACR has been issuing these ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Stuttgart Animation Fest Program Highlights Revealed

Organizers of the 24th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) have revealed some of the key programming highlights attendees can expect at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →
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Disney-Pixar Reveals New ‘Coco’ Poster, Trailer Coming Soon

Director and Pixar brain-trustee Lee Unkrich unveiled a colorful new poster for Disney-Pixar’s upcoming underworld adventure, Coco (due out Nov. 22). The helmer also noted in his ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Cartoon Tributes Are a Hearty Helping of ‘Zucchini’

The latest edition of Cartoon Movie wrapped up in Bordeaux on Friday with the announcement of the 2017 Cartoon Tributes winners. Over 800 animation professionals attending the event ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon & Plan Int’l Pursue Gender Equity with ‘Together We Rock’

Nickelodeon has teamed up with child rights organization Plan International for a new pro-social campaign dedicated to promoting gender equity this spring, inviting kids to “rock ... Continue Reading →
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Take a First Look at the Next Wave of ‘Hanazuki: Full of Treasures’ Nine new episodes of Hasbro’s recently launched digital series premiere on YouTube this Sunday, March 12 at ... Continue Reading →
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Win ‘Ghost in the Shell’ on Blu-ray!

We’ve got a shiny new edition of an anime classic that will make all your cybernetic dreams come true to give away, with Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in the Shell in a new steelbook Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →