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Aardman’s Very Animated 40th Anniversary

Acclaimed Bristol studio Aardman Animations is this year marking 40 years of providing charming, entertaining and unforgettable animated characters and stories to the world. The multi-award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Collectible Kubo XV Sneakers on Auction for Charity

LAIKA and its Portland, Oregon neighbor Nike have teamed up to create a collectible Kubo XV sneaker themed on the studio’s Kubo and the Two Strings, arriving in theaters through ... Continue Reading →
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NYC Concept Shop Unveils Retro Nicktoons Experience

STORY, an ever-changing concept store located in New York City, is helping celebrate 25 years of Nickelodeon animation with “Remember When” — an immersive, retro experience ... Continue Reading →
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‘Canadian Spirits’ Plan Cross-Platform Sesquicentennial Bash

On July 1, 2017, the nation of Canada will turn 150 years old, and the Canadian Spirits are planning a major animated birthday bash to celebrate. Canadian Spirits a special cross-platform ... Continue Reading →
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FXX to Make Push in Animation – TCA FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says rapidly growing channel will “aggressively” go for more animated content. Chronicles of Narnia ... Continue Reading →
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‘Regal Academy’ Bows on Nick Aug. 13

Nickelodeon is packing its August programming to the gills with all-new animated series and episode premieres, including the debut of Rainbow Srl’s Regal Academy on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3 Coming to Disney XD

Critically acclaimed CG sci-fi series Star Wars Rebels returns for a third season on Disney XD on Saturday, September 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET. The special one-hour premiere event “Steps ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo’ Pop-Up Exhibit Set for JANM

On Friday, August 19, Focus Features will release the latest stop-motion flick from award-winning animation studio LAIKA: Kubo and the Two Strings. Ahead of the release, a special pop-up ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Peeks More ‘Moana’ in Olympics Spot

Disney over the weekend debuted a new extended TV spot for its upcoming CG feature Moana, taking advantage of all the eyeballs glued to Olympics coverage. The trailer plays more with ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Ups Dion Vlachos to EVP Retail

Nickelodeon has promoted Dion Vlachos to the position of Executive Vice President, Retail Sales, Marketing and Publishing. Based in New York, Vlachos will manage the development of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Daniel Tiger’ Is Lone Animated Winner at TCA Awards

The 32nd Annual TCA Awards, presented by the Television Critics Association on Saturday at the Beverly Hills Hilton, saw only one animated series walk away with an award. Daniel Tiger’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Counterfeit Cat,’ ‘Talking Tom’ Win Cablefax Awards

Tricon Films & Television’s original animated comedy series Counterfeit Cat snapped up the 2016 Cablefax Program Award for Best Children’s Series. The 2D series is a ... Continue Reading →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Took Over Disney Animation’s Instagram and Is Just Singing Disney Songs All Day The Hamilton creator and star is penning songs for Moana. Well, when he’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘StoryBots’ Premiere on Netflix August 12

After racking up more than 400 million online views for their short-form videos, JibJab Bros. Studios’ Ask the StoryBots will debut on Netflix on August 12. The original series ... Continue Reading →
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Rockwell Museum Hosts Hanna-Barbera Exhibit

The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts will pay tribute to the driving force behind latter 20th century cartoon powerhouse Hanna-Barbera with a new exhibition, “Hanna-Barbera: ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Kids App Gets Sporty

Alongside the Olympics festivities, the YouTube Kids App is getting in the athletic groove for the month of August with a rollout of engaging sports-themed content for young viewers. ... Continue Reading →
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Bankrupt Arc Productions Off the Hook for $23 Million Ontario Job-Creation Grant Economic Development minister says recently shuttered studio met its job-creation obligations long ago, ... Continue Reading →
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A Potent Story, Revealed Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince finally launches on Netflix and in select theaters — read more about it in this feature story from Animation Magazine! Media ... Continue Reading →
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IKinema Cures ‘Invisible Man Syndrome’ for VR Games

IKinema has developed a virtual reality extension for its full-body inverse kinematics middleware RunTime, taking its existing capabilities mainstream and enabling developers to easily ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders ‘Okies of Bel Air’ Pilot from NBA’s Blake Griffin

Fox TV has ordered a pilot of animated comedy Okies of Bel Air, executive produced by Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin and partially inspired by the sportsman’s own life. The ... Continue Reading →