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YooHoo & Friends Toys to Arrive This Fall

L.A-based animation producer Toonzone Studios has announced that it will release a new line of YooHoo & Friends plush toys, light-up dolls and playsets in stores this fall. Just ... Continue Reading →
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Cookie Jar and Fremantle Stomp with ‘Ella the Elephant’

Cookie Jar Entertainment and FremantleMedia Enterprises have joined forces to launch the 26 X half-hour animated preschool show Ella the Elephant. The series is award-winning Ella The ... Continue Reading →
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New Daffy Short to Debut with ‘Journey 2′

The new Looney Tunes 3-D toon Daffy’s Rhapsody will premiere before screenings of Warner Bros.’ Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Directed by Matthew O’Callaghan (Coyote ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Comes to NY, LA

Eleven Arts and FUNimation Entertainment are bringing the feature film sequel to the popular Fullmetal Alchemist anime franchise, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, to big ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Adopts Mondo TV’s ‘Puppy in My Pocket’

MEG Toys and Mondo TV’s Puppy In My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville has found a good home on Boomerang. The 2D-animated series, which is based on a popular toy brand, already airs ... Continue Reading →
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Film Independent Offers Miyazaki Program at LACMA

Film Independent has planned a special night of programing devoted to the films of Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the L.A. County Museum of Art. The program ... Continue Reading →
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BAAs Seek Favorite Brit Toon of All Time

The British Animation Awards (or BAAs) today launched its final call for entries for the U.K.’s top toon production awards and announced the search for the Favourite Ever British ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nos Amis’ Across the Sea

How the French government is bolstering international animated co-productions, plus a whirlwind tour of top toon houses. As a country renowned for its artistic temperament, fans of ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Dances With ‘Chico and Rita’

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Fernadno Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s acclaimed 2D animated feature Chico & Rita. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Three 2D Toons Up for Euro Film Awards

Three artistic and beautifully drawn 2D animated features will be competing for the Best Animated European Film Awards this December. The nominees are Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar’s ... Continue Reading →