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Acamar Packs ‘Bing’ for BLE

Acamar Films and its licensing agent The Licensing Company are taking award-winning animated preschool property Bing to Brand Licensing Europe this year. The continent’s premiere ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Madila’ Takes TAIS Grand Prize & Audience Award

On Saturday, July 30, the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) revealed the award winners for the 10th annual TAIS Animation Showcase. The program comprised 23 animated shorts created ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Hollywood Sets VR/AR Track

Organizers of Digital Hollywood Fall for 2016 are quickly bulking up programming for the four-day event, being held October 18-21 at L.A.’s Skirball Center. Key themes being explored ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto’s Arc Productions Shutters

Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, formerly Starz Animation up until 2011, has halted operations and locked up its offices. CEO Tom Murray stated in a written note to employees ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Storks’ Spot Takes Flight

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a spankin’ new trailer for its upcoming original CG comedy, Storks, which will be flapping into theaters September 23. The new spot gives a ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference 2016 Details Revealed

Italy’s largest computer graphics and digital media conference, VIEW, will take place in Turin October 24-28 this year. The 2016 edition promises the largest and most diverse ... Continue Reading →
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‘April and the Extraordinary World’ Out Now

Take home a dazzling slice of indie European animation with GKIDS’ April and the Extraordinary World — available now on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD. One of the best-reviewed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hey Duggee’ Makes New L&M Friends

BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand announce a trio of new licensing partners for its successful preschool animation brand Hey Duggee down under. The deals will bring branded ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Debuts ‘Bee and Puppycat’ Cookbook

VIZ Media is offering a scrumptious temptation to foodies and pop culture fans with the release of Easy Eats: A Bee and PuppyCat Cookbook. The recipe book is inspired by Natasha Allegri’s ... Continue Reading →
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Kubo and the Two Strings Launches Interactive Map Head to KuboMap.com to take your own interactive journey through Kubo’s realm with LAIKA and Focus Features’ latest innovative ... Continue Reading →
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TBS Greenlights First Primetime Toon ‘Tarantula’

Turner’s TBS announced a raft of programming news on Sunday. Most of the news covered live-action fare, such as a series order for Greg Garcia’s The Guest Book, a pilot ... Continue Reading →
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‘Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom’ Arriving Sept. 27

Shout! Factory will be unleashing some eldritch horrors on the home entertainment scene this fall, with the new animated movie Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom arriving on disc ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘Teen Titans GO!’ Get Shipwrecked on CN

This week on Cartoon Network, a special five-day Teen Titans GO! programming event will have Robin, Raven, Starfire, Cyborg and Beast Boy all washed up as they spend August 1 through ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha and the Bear’ Season 2 Launches on Netflix

As of August 1, an all-new second season of 26 episodes of hit Russian kids’ series Masha and the Bear launches on Netflix, available to subscribers in the U.S., U.K. and Republic ... Continue Reading →
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‘Octonauts’ Steer for Spain’s RTVE

Silvergate Media has captained its hit preschool series Octonauts into exciting new harbors as Spanish national broadcaster RTVE enjoys a successful launch of the series on its kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super Wings’ L&M Takes Flight in Iberia

Nottingham Forest has been keeping busy as Iberian licensing and promotion agent for animated TV series Super Wings, recently welcoming several new licensees on board the brand. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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FuseFX Expands New York Operations

Riding the rising wave of TV production demand for visual effects, FuseFX has expanded its footprint in New York. The studio has moved its operations into a larger facility, able to ... Continue Reading →
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Why China’s Animation Industry Is Destined for Success Domestically produced CG movies are growing in popularity, but is the technical prowess still outpacing creative storytelling ... Continue Reading →
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The Simpsons Cast Their Vote for Hillary Clinton If it takes a primetime cartoon to sway your undecided voter’s heart this election, Fox’s animated mainstay has you covered. TBS ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Vets Form Astro-Nomical Entertainment

Animation industry veterans Jay Ahn and Chris Henderson have partnered to form Astro-Nomical Entertainment, a full-service development and production company geared for high-quality, ... Continue Reading →