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CLIPS: ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ Returns for Third Season Iron Mike and his mystery-solving team return to correct (or cause) more mayhem starting with “Help A Brother Out” ... Continue Reading →
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Morph Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Emoji Set

Bristol-based studio Aardman is offering fans of classic stop-motion a thoroughly modern way to celebrate with a newly released iMessage sticker pack featuring 16 Morph emojis, just ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids Teams with Top Talent to Grow Slate

Pan-regional network Discovery Kids, now in its 20th year, is making a major push to grow its series development slate. The broadcaster is teaming with some big names in animation to ... Continue Reading →
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Next from Google Spotlight Stories: Jorge Gutierrez’s ‘Son of Jaguar’

The Google Spotlight Stories crew has revealed that work has begun on the initiative’s next immersive animated short, Son of Jaguar from director and artist Jorge Gutierrez (The ... Continue Reading →
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’The Incredibles 2’ Moves Up to Summer 2018; ‘Toy Story 4’ Pushed to 2019 Disney shuffles release dates for two hotly anticipated Pixar sequels, with Oscar-winning director ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Brings Sunrise’s ‘Munki and Trunk’ to MIP

Aardman’s Right and Brand Development division has partnered with Cape Town-based Sunrise Productions to represent global TV distribution rights for the South African studio’s new ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ Launches for Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Story Pearl, directed by Academy Award winner Patrick Osborne (Feast), officially launched at Google I/O on Friday. The 360 interactive, animated short has also premiered ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Kids to Celebrate 40 Years of Aardman Animations

The TIFF Kids International Film Festival, taking place in Toronto April 8-24, is planning a special 40th-anniversary program to celebrate the achievements of Aardman Animations. The ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s ToonsTV Comes to Apple TV

Rovio Entertainment’s kid-friendly ToonsTV video on demand app — which has so far accrued over 5.6 billion views — is now available worldwide through Apple TV in the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep,’ ‘Stick Man’ & ‘Gumball’ Score at BAAs

The 2016 British Animation Awards have wrapped up, having successfully celebrated 20 years. Top honors were bestowed on internationally acclaimed actor Martin Freeman, Aardman Animation’s ... Continue Reading →