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Disney’s ‘Sofia the First’ Season 4 Debuts April 28

Season four of the hit animated series Sofia the First will premiere Friday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m. ET on Disney Channel. Featuring a fresh raft of special voice guests, the new season ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Gravity Falls’ Cast Reunites for Journal 3 Infomercial Kristen Schaal (Mabel) and Jason Ritter (Dipper) make their best possible pitches for the perfect way to glam up or ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Titles and Dates ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Sequel

Wreck-It Ralph is busting out of the arcade and venturing into the expansive universe of the internet for the pixel-powered sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, coming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tangled Before Ever After’ Arrives on DVD April 11

The all-new adventures of Rapunzel and Eugene jumpstarted on Disney Channel with the original TV movie Tangled Before Ever After — a fun-packed adventure serving as a narrative ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition’ Hits Home in May

Fan can relive the ultimate animated Amazon adventure as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment released Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition — a fresh treatment of Lauren Montgomery’s ... Continue Reading →
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Jetpack Inks Raft of Broadcast & Licensing Deals for ‘Yoko’

Jetpack Distribution has announced multiple broadcast agreements with leading international channels as well as key licensing partnerships for preschool hit Yoko. The 52 x 12 animated ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Licensing Awards Nominees Selected from Record Entries

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has revealed the nominees for the 2017 International Licensing Awards, selected from a record number of submissions ... Continue Reading →
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FICCI’s BAF Awards 2017 Winners Revealed

The 18th edition of FICCI Frames took place last week in Mumbai, at the luxe moderne Renaissance hotel, capped by the presentation of the Best Animated Frames Awards. The BAFs celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zucchini’ Scores Triple Win at Swiss Film Awards

Claude Barras’ internationally acclaimed My Life as a Zucchini continues to rack up accolades, this time triumphing on its home turf by winning three categories at the 2017 Swiss ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Creations Appoints Digital Agents for Russia, France

Ahead of MIPTV, Mattel Creations has announced the appointment of ProjectFirst in Russia and Little Dot Studios in France to manage AVOD platforms and grow channel subscribers for top ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky Debut Trailer, Poster & Character Pix for ‘Ferdinand’

The creative gurus of Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox have traveled from the frozen wastes of the Ice Age and through the sweltering rainforests of Rio to a new colorful locale ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Fathom Partner for Ghibli Fest and ‘Mune’ US Premiere

Following the success of the cinema events for Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up to bring a series of anime classics ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Awards Competition Opens

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched the 44th Student Academy Awards competition, the winners of which will be eligible for Oscars consideration. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ozzy’ Gets Exclusive US Pre-Run on DIRECTV

AT&T will be giving DIRECTV customers an exclusive early look at Spanish-Canadian CG feature, Ozzy, ahead of its theatrical debut on April 21. The English language voice cast features ... Continue Reading →
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Ukraine’s MK Media Group Shopping Two Shows at MIP

Kyiv-based MK Media Group and its production arm MeetMinds Studio will be presenting two new titles at this year’s MIPTV market: 2D animated edutainment series TerraByte, and ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Leap!’ – “Chicken Wings” Clip Check out the latest snapshot of the new ballet-themed adventure, which sees Elle Fanning and Nat Wolff’s characters ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: ‘Thunderbirds Are Go!’ Season 3 Trailer

A third season of Thunderbirds Are Go! Is rocketing onto Amazon Prime Video on April 21, and if the action-packed, heart-thumping music-infused trailer is anything to go by, fans are ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Gianopulos Tapped to Head Paramount Pictures

Viacom has announced that Jim Gianopulos has been appointed the new Chairman and CEO of its Paramount Pictures, effective April 3. The former Fox head is stepping in for Brad Grey, ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Media Sends ‘Nils’ & ‘Blinky Bill’ to Eastern Europe

Munich-based distribution and production company Studio 100 Media has inked a deal with AMC Networks International – Central Europe which will bring its CG animated series Nils ... Continue Reading →