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Studio 100 Renews Partnership with Comarex

Studio 100 Media has extended its partnership with global distributor Comarex, under the terms of a sub-distribution contract. The three-year extension agreement includes exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Ask A Baboon – Issue #244

Birth of a Baboon Joe Vitale turns the tables on Mike de Seve and interviews him about his career in animation and how collective became a reality. Mike de Seve From Beavis and Butt-Head ... Continue Reading →
November 2014 Tech Reviews

November 2014 Tech Reviews

Imagineer Systems’ mocha Pr Mocha Pro has worked its way into the visual effects and post-production world in a big way. If you doubt me, then you can probably take it up with the ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #244

The Art of Blue Sky Studios By Jake S. Friedman [Insight Editions, $60] It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a decade since Fox helped launch Blue Sky into the world of theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM 2014: Quelque chose de Cartoons

It’s that magical time of year when Cannes, France’s Palais des Festivals (and any bars within walking distance) are jam-packed with content creators and buyers from across the ... Continue Reading →
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Seals of Excellence

With their much-anticipated, beautiful 2D pic, Song of the Sea, director Tomm Moore and the team at Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Old is New Again

Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels plots a course back to the franchise’s storytelling and visual roots. After ... Continue Reading →
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A Tome of Vim and Vigor

The Book of Life mixes modern conventions with Mexican tradition and brings director Jorge Gutierrez’s passion ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box to Produce Slate of Shows for TELETOON

Corus Entertainment is partnering with Bento Box Entertainment on a multi-year co-development and production deal to create a slate of original series for TELETOON’s primetime ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Batman’ Coming to Theaters

Warner Bros. is fulfilling all of your wildest dreams by announcing that The LEGO Movie‘s CG minifig incarnation of Batman will be getting his own feature film outing — ... Continue Reading →
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New Clip Explores ‘Penguins’ Origins

With DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar less than two months away, the studio’s given us a look at the origins of Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and the rest of their danger-loving ... Continue Reading →
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Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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Brazil’s Globosat Picks Up ‘Chipmunks’

PGS Entertainment is continuing the sales streak for Bagdasarian Productions’ new and updated ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks at this year’s MIPCOM, having licensed two seasons ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz to Acquire Imira

Toonz Entertainment will be acquiring full ownership of Spanish production/distribution company Imira Entertainment. The announcement was made during the MIPCOM market in Cannes by ... Continue Reading →
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Time Traveling Canines, Mutants and Rebels

Mr. Peabody and Sherman (DreamWorks, $48.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $36.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $29.98 DVD) arrives with a bevy of extra features, including ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Confirms Animated ‘Guardians’

Production has begun on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, an upcoming animated-television series for Disney XD, featuring the hugely popular characters introduced in the record-breaking ... Continue Reading →
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NYCC Gets Deeper Look at ‘Big Hero 6′

We wish we were in the Big Apple this weekend to attend the very awesome New York Comic-Con and see all our East Coast buds, but since we can’t be there we have the next best ... Continue Reading →
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New Shows, New Deals: Nick, Pixar and More!

Some weeks, there’s so much going on in animation that the only way we can ensure our readers can keep up is with a desk-clearing post. • Nick will debut Oct. 13 at noon ... Continue Reading →
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Roundup: Rig a Zombie, Learn from Stoopid Buddies

Animation is nothing if not fun — and here’s a few news tidbits that prove it. Sony Pictures Animation has made a zombie rig used in Hotel Transylvania available for download ... Continue Reading →