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Elizabeth Banks Voicing VR Character in ‘Asteroids!’

Emmy-nominated actor Elizabeth Banks is expanding her voiceover career into the latest entertainment frontier, tackling the role of the adorable alien “Cheez” for Baobab Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Trollhunters – Jim Becomes the Trollhunter Guillermo del Toro’s amazing animated world comes to life in DreamWorks Animation’s Netflix Original Series, arriving Friday, ... Continue Reading →
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‘The ZhuZhus’ Return to Disney Channel Jan. 7

Need something cartoony and cuddly to look forward to? The ZhuZhus animated series is returning to Disney Channel for a super-cute New Year’s celebration! New adventures featuring ... Continue Reading →
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Gordon Hunt, Voice Director and Acting Coach, Dies at 87

Gordon Hunt, who is credited as recording director on hundreds of TV cartoons, has died. Also highly regarded for his live-action sitcom directing, the multitalented California native ... Continue Reading →
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Marianne O’Reilly Named COO of Cinesite Animation

London- and Montreal-based studio Cinesite has hired industry mainstay Marianne O’Reilly as Chief Operating Officer for its feature animation studio in Quebec. Based out of the Montreal ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Announces ‘Zucchini’ English Voice Cast

GKIDS has revealed the star-studded English language voice cast for Golden Globe nominee My Life as a Zucchini, directed by Claude Barras. The English version will feature the voices ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Wes Anderson Details ‘Isle of Dogs’ Stop-Mo Project

Wes Anderson is returning to the stop-motion animation realm nearly a decade after he first boarded Fantastic Mr. Fox. In a video released through Vimeo, The Grand Budapest Hotel director ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Teases ‘Emoji Movie’ with Steven Wright as “Meh”

Sony Picture Animation has launched a first mobile teaser trailer for its upcoming 21st century comedy The Emoji Movie, featuring new voice talent Steven Wright as “Mel Meh,” ... Continue Reading →
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Saw Gerrera Returns in ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3

Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will be reprising his Rogue One starring role as Rebel freedom fighter Saw Gerrera in a new episode of Star Wars Rebels, “Ghosts of Geonosis, ... Continue Reading →
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Jemaine Clement Is So “Shiny” in Disney’s ‘Moana’

All those cheery box office results must be putting Disney Animation in a very good mood, as they’ve released the full video sequence for Moana musical sequence “Shiny.” The ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Adds Tiger Aspect’s Tim Searle, Ups Anna Davies

UK’s CBBC Productions has boosted its scripted production team with the appointment of Tim Searle, formerly of Tiger Aspect, to oversee its animated comedy division; and the elevation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thomas & Friends’ on Track for Discovery Kids LatAm

The world’s most famous tank engine is embarking on his biggest international adventure yet as the hour-long special Thomas & Friends: The Great Race is set to premiere exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, Amazon, DHX, LEGO & YouTube Kids Lead Kidscreen Hot50

Kidscreen has unveiled the results of its 2016 “Hot50″ ranking of the year’s best in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. The list ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Announcement Ryan Gosling stars as K, an LAPD officer who uncovers a long-buried secret that leads him on a hunt for Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), ... Continue Reading →
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Walt Disney Studios Set to Hit Record $7B Box Office

As of Monday, The Walt Disney Studios is securely on track to become the first studio ever to reach $7 billion at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With the force-ful ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Named Kids Genius Cartoon Channel Exec Chair

Genius Brands International has brought onboard children’s and family media executive Margaret Loesch as Executive Chairman of its Kids Genius Channel. Loesch will provide counsel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rock Dog’ Gets Tail-Wagging New Trailer

Summit Premiere will be introducing audiences to a new breed of rock star early next year with the February 24, 2017 theatrical release of Rock Dog — a new animated comedy from ... Continue Reading →
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‘SuperMansion’ Takes Flight on Adult Swim Jan. 1

Adult Swim will be ringing in the new year with its latest animated acquisition: the stop-motion comedy series SuperMansion, created by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Robot Chicken) and distributed ... Continue Reading →
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The Comedy Network Greenlights Toon Reboot of ‘Corner Gas’

The Comedy Network announces it has greenlit an all-new animated series version of hit Canadian comedy franchise Corner Gas from 355 Productions and Vérité Films, following up on ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton’s School of Animation Reopens in January

Multiple award-winning and two-time Oscar nominated animator Bill Plympton will reopen the Plympton School of Animation for a two-month intensive course both on site at the Plymptoons ... Continue Reading →