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Comedy Central Inks Short-Form Pact with Bento Box

The studio behind Emmy-winning animated comedy Bob’s Burgers, Bento Box Entertainment has signed a non-exclusive digital development deal with Comedy Central as the network continues ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Batman Ninja’ on BD (New Clip!), A Music Video with ‘Spirit,’ ‘Moss’ Disc Release & More!

CHG Presents Camille Rose Garcia “The Wonderful World of Dr. Deekay” LA’s Corey Helford Gallery will premiere a new, massive showcase of work by the celebrated surreal-pop ... Continue Reading →
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ON Animation Unveils Hot Slate in Cannes

French animation outfit ON Animation is working on two new high-profile movies, it was announced in Cannes today. Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, who produced Mark Osborne’s acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Details 2018 Horror Program

Marking the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Gothic novel Frankenstein, one of the highlights of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb ... Continue Reading →
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Effects MTL Talks ‘Avengers,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Shape of Water’ in Montreal

The fourth edition of Effects MTL will gather the VFX and animation community together once more in the Palais des Congres in Montreal, June 5-6, for a lineup of sessions covering the ... Continue Reading →
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Vivement Lundi! Toasts 20 Years at Cannes and Annecy

Brittany-based French prodco Vivement Lundi! is jazzing up its 20th anniversary celebrations with a strong showing of its recent projects coming to two of the most prestigious film ... Continue Reading →
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FILM.UA Opens International Pre-Sales for ‘Mavka’ at Cannes

As the 71st Canned Film Festival and market kicks off, FILM.UA Group has opened international pre-sales for the highly anticipated Ukrainian animated feature Mavka. The Forest Song, ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Winslet, Willem Dafoe Lead ‘Manou the Swift’ Voice Flock

Multi-award-winning actors Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe will be heading the voice cast for upcoming animated feature Manou the Swift. Produced by Germany’s LUXX Film, the project ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA’s Fifth Movie ‘Missing Link’ Coming in 2019

Announced from Cannes, LAIKA has titled its fifth and most ambitious film to date: Missing Link. The Oscar-nominated animation behind Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at ‘Dallas & Robo’ Starring John Cena & Kat Dennings

A peek at Dallas & Robo — a new animated comedy for YouTube Red from ShadowMachine (BoJack Horseman) and starring John Cena and Kat Dennings — has been revealed ahead ... Continue Reading →
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Frederator, Cyanide & Happiness Among Rooster Teeth Animation Fest Guests

The first round of special guests announced for the next edition of Rooster Teeth Animation Festival will include Cyanide & Happiness, How It Should’ve Ended, Flashgitz, Frederator, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ New Trailer, Clips; SYMHC Tackles Lotte Reiniger, Animation with Purpose & More

Tokyo Anime Centre Presents “Pretty Museum” A special limited-time exhibit celebrates the release of PriPara & kirattoPri Chan the Movie: Kirakira Memorial Live, complete with ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy ‘18: A Record Year for MIFA Pitches!

From June 12-15, the bustling MIFA market will run alongside the Annecy animation festival in the French alps, and this year’s line-up of project pitches and recruitment activity ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sesame Street’, Spin-Offs & Shorts Go North with Nelvana

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a Canadian licensing and broadcasting partnership with Sesame Workshop to bring Sesame Street and Sesame Studios content north, exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Partners with Ghostbot to Develop ‘Chummy Chum Chums’

VIZ Media has entered a content development and merchandising partnership with award-winning animation studio Ghostbot Inc. (Star Wars Forces of Destiny, Whisker Haven Tales) for the ... Continue Reading →
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Ali Wong to Co-Star with Tiffany Haddish in ‘Tuca & Bertie’

Actress-comedian Ali Won (ABC’s American Housewife, Savages) has signed on as a starring voice in upcoming Netflix animated comedy series Tuca & Bertie, created by BoJack Horseman ... Continue Reading →
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‘Daniel Tiger’ Studio Rebrands as Fred Rogers Productions

Trailblazing children’s entertainment shop The Fred Rogers Company — founded by kids’ TV icon Fred Rogers nearly 50 years ago — has rebranded as Fred Rogers ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Gets Hopping on ‘Peter Rabbit 2′

Sony Pictures has dated a sequel to its surprise hybrid box-office breakout Peter Rabbit, with the second CG/live-action adventure slated for February 7, 2020 in the US and March 27, ... Continue Reading →
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The Africa Channel Launches Kids Animation Block in NorAm

The Africa Channel (TAC), the largest broadcaster and producer of African-themed content in North America, has introduced its first ever animated kids programming offerings this spring, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New Clips for ‘Solo,’ ‘Digimon’ & ‘Boxcar Children’; An Exciting Sci-Fi Concept, & More!

2018 Women in Animation Scholarship Program Open for Submissions This year, WIA has expanded the program introduced by founding member Phyllis Craig — now the annual award will ... Continue Reading →