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HIT Appoints Christopher Keenan Global Head of Content & Production

Leading preschool entertainment company and Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment has announced the appointment of Christopher Keenan as new VP, Creative & Executive Producer. Based ... Continue Reading →
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‘Once’ Casts Live Action Anna, Kristoff from ‘Frozen’

Here’s a cool thought for the hot summer days: ABC has cast actors to play Anna and Kristoff from Disney’s hit animated feature Frozen in the upcoming fourth season of Once ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Sets Oscars Submissions Deadlines

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced category submission deadlines for 87th Academy Awards consideration. The dates are as follows: • Scientific and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Picks Up ‘Camp Lakebottom’ Season 2

9 Story Entertainment has licensed a second 26 x 22 episode season of animated comedy Camp Lakebottom to Disney XD in the U.S. Season two has also been picked up by Disney Channel and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peg,’ ‘Panda,’ ‘Clone’ Top Daytime Creative Emmys

The PBS series Peg+Cat won three awards at the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards, including the award for Outstanding Preschool Animated Series. Meanwhile, DreamWorks/Nickelodeon’s ... Continue Reading →
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Imira’s ‘Larva’ Finds U.K. Host

Spanish production/distribution house Imira Entertainment has signed a deal with U.K.-based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons on (104 x 2) and two (52 x 4) of CG short format series ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Vet Troy Skabelund Joins Starburns Industries

Former Disney Interactive finance leader Troy Skabelund will join the ranks of toon house Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty, Anomalisa) as Chief Financial Officer. Skabelund brings ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Deals For ‘LadyBug’

PGS Entertainment has recently closed licensing deals for the new series LadyBug (26 x 26min) on three continents. LadyBug is a co-production from French animation companies Zagtoon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Coming to Life In ‘Once Upon a Time’

ABC Television’s fairy tale drama Once Upon a Time will be welcoming a new Disney princess into its live-action (and a bit more bad-ass) menagerie. A hint at the show’s ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrate Star Wars Day with ‘Rebels’ Trailer

As if the cast announcement for the next Star Wars feature wasn’t enough, Disney has announced it will premiere May 4 the trailer for its upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels. The ... Continue Reading →