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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 →
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Amazon Orders Two New Prime Kids Originals

Amazon Studios has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Series, which will be coming to download and streaming exclusively on Prime Video. The shows are animated series Bug Diaries, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Debuts Original Holiday Specials Nov. 25

Amazon Studios has marked down Friday, November 25 for its original kids’ holiday programming launch. Three brand-new specials will be debuting on Prime Video in the US and UK: animated ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Berkowitz Named Head of Development at Atomic Cartoons

Thunderbird announces the appointment of Matthew Berkowitz as Head of Development at subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The former Arc Productions exec has been brought onboard to develop ... Continue Reading →
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A Brief History of Animation Screwing with the Real World Now that the hybrid sitcom Son of Zorn has made its TV debut, it’s time to look back at some other times the live and animated ... Continue Reading →
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World Screen Names 2016 Kids’ Content Trendsetters

World Screen in partnership with MIPCOM is holding its second annual Kids’ Content Trendsetter Awards, honoring four individuals who have contributed significantly to the children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Boat Rocker’s Jam Filled Ent. Acquires Arc Assets

Jam Filled Entertainment — a full service Canadian animation company recently acquired by Boat Rocker Media — has purchased the principal assets of recently shuttered Arc ... Continue Reading →
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Jam Filled Eyes Arc Productions Buy

Following the dramatic closure of Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, Jam Filled Entertainment (itself recently acquired as a subsidiary of Boat Rocker Media) has moved to acquire ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto’s Arc Productions Shutters

Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, formerly Starz Animation up until 2011, has halted operations and locked up its offices. CEO Tom Murray stated in a written note to employees ... Continue Reading →
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Kubo and the Two Strings Launches Interactive Map Head to KuboMap.com to take your own interactive journey through Kubo’s realm with LAIKA and Focus Features’ latest innovative ... Continue Reading →