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Academy Foundation Receives $250k Gift from Walmart

AMPAS announced that 89th Oscars sponsor Walmart has gifted $250,000 to the Academy Foundation in support of its educational outreach initiatives. The donative will all the Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Raydar Bringing ‘Bear Hunt’ & More to Kidscreen

London-based international media rights company Raydar Media is packing a diverse slate of children’s and family programs for its trip to Kidscreen Summit in Miami, spotlighting Channel ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Ups Nancy Kanter to Worldwide Content EVP

In recognition of her enormous success building Disney Junior into a powerhouse kids & families entertainment platform, Nancy Kanter has been promoted to the newly expanded role ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Feathers ‘Puffin Rock’ Sales Nest Worldwide

Superights Kids & Family Entertainment is sending the two-time Kidscreen Award-winning preschool series Puffin Rock (78 x 7). Initially commissioned by RTEJr (Ireland) and Nick ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter’ Trailer The new Amazon Original Kids Series has debuted on Prime Video, offering all 26 enchanting episodes of the Goro Miyazaki-directed ... Continue Reading →
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’Inner Workings’: How Disney Innovated the Oscar-Contending Hybrid Short Bill Desowitz for Indiewire goes inside Moana’s short counterpart with director Leo Matsuda and key creatives ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Best Original Song & Score Contenders Revealed

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the tracklist for its 91-title Best Original Song contenders list for the 89th Academy Awards. Animated films account for ... Continue Reading →
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Monster Introduces ‘Brewster the Rooster’ and Pals to ATF

Dublin-based Monster Entertainment has flown the coop for Singapore and its first Asia Television Forum, and it brought along some of its most animated friends. The distributer is highlighting ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Coco Is a “Love Letter to Mexico” in the Age of Trump Vanity Fair‘s Joanna Robinson dishes the latest updates on the Lee Unkrich Día de Muertos-inspired ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East have revealed the nominations for the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, recognizing outstanding writing for TV, new media, ... Continue Reading →